Michael T. McRaith is a Managing Director in Blackstone Insurance Solutions.
Before joining Blackstone in 2018, Michael served from 2011 to 2017 as the first Director of the Federal Insurance Office in the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Michael served on the Executive Committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS)(2012-2017) and Chaired the IAIS Financial Stability and Technical Committee (2012-2017). From 2005 to 2011, Michael served as Illinois Director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, including on the Executive Committee and as an officer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Prior to his public service, Michael practiced law for fifteen years, was admitted to the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois (1995), and focused on the defense of financial institutions as a partner in the Chicago office of McGuireWoods.
Michael received his BA from Indiana University and his JD from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. Among other honors for community and public service, Michael received the Distinguished LGBTQ Alumnus Award from Indiana University (2016), the Exceptional Service Award from the U.S. Department of the Treasury (2017), and has been recognized as a Distinguished Fellow by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (2017).