Mr. Salvato is a Partner in the Ares Secondaries Group, where he focuses on private equity secondaries. He also serves as a member of the Ares Secondaries Group's Private Equity and Credit Investment Committees. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Salvato was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Spring Bridge Partners, a firm dedicated and focused exclusively on GP-led secondary transactions. Previously, he was a Partner at Coller Capital Inc., where he focused on origination, underwriting and execution of global secondary transaction and was a member of the Investment Committee. In addition, Mr. Salvato was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse First Boston in London. Mr. Salvato holds a B.Sc. from the University of Bristol in Chemistry.