Mr. Snyder is a Partner and Co-Portfolio Manager of Special Opportunities in the Ares Private Equity Group, where he focuses on investing across the various Ares fund platforms in the public and private markets. Mr. Snyder serves as a member of the Ares Private Equity Group's Special Opportunities Investment Committee and the Ares Insurance Solutions Investment Committee. He currently serves on the boards of Ferrell Gas and Convene Global Holdings. Prior to joining Ares in 2017, Mr. Snyder was a Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners/Blackstone where he was Global Head of Trading for the GSO platform and served as a Portfolio Manager and Investment Committee member for its special situations funds focusing on both the public and private markets. Previously, he was a Senior Investment Professional for investment firm Kingstreet Capital. In addition, Mr. Snyder was an investment professional at Caxton Associates. He holds a B.A. from Bucknell University in Political Science.
Partner, Co-Portfolio Manager, Special Opportunities