Don Pawelski

Managing Director
Los Angeles

Mr. Pawelski is a Managing Director in the Ares Credit Group, where he focuses on structured product surveillance. Prior to joining Ares in 2018, Mr. Pawelski was a Structured Credit Analyst at Halcyon Capital Management, where he focused on CLO market analytics and research. Previously, he was Director of Operations at Halcyon, overseeing its CLO management platform. In addition, Mr. Pawelski worked with Morgan Stanley in their fixed income support group, focusing on leveraged loans and structured products. Mr. Pawelski holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philosophy, Political Science and Economics (PPE). He is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.