‘King of Capital’ Steve Schwarzman had a ridiculous week of high-profile meetings

Steve Schwarzman met Pope Francis Friday while visiting a school in East Harlem.
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Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman has had an intense couple of days.

New York City is abuzz with high-profile visitors this week. Scores of global leaders are in town for the United Nations General Assembly, and Pope Francis arrived in New York Friday.

Multibillionaire Schwarzman has been capitalizing on the chance to meet some of the world’s most influential people.

On Thursday, he and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

They discussed suggestions to improve access to India’s economy, according to local Indian media.

On Friday afternoon, he was in Harlem with Francis visiting Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem. The Wall Street Journal reports that Schwarzman recently donated $40 million to the Catholic schools of New York.

And on Friday evening, Schwarzman is scheduled to attend a China state dinner at the White House with US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to a press release.

Summed up in a tweet:

Blackstone declined to comment.