Mr. Bergman is a Partner, Product Management and Investor Relations, Private Equity in the Ares Investor Relations Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Bergman was a Managing Director in the Client and Product Solutions Group at Apollo Global Management, where he was responsible for fundraising and investor relations for the firm's private equity and real assets businesses. Previously, he was a Vice President and a Senior Portfolio Manager at PineBridge Investments in the Private Funds Group, where he was responsible for sourcing, underwriting and managing private equity fund and secondary investments in North America and Europe. Mr. Bergman holds a B.S. from University at Albany in Finance and Economics and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, he holds series 7 and 63 licenses.