Mr. Durnin is a Principal in the Ares Secondaries Group, where he focuses on private equity secondaries. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Durnin was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was responsible for fund financing activity across the division, with a primary focus on the fund-of-funds platform. Previously, Mr. Durnin was an Associate General Counsel at BasePoint Capital, LLC, a boutique specialty finance lender, where he was involved in a broad array of functions across the firm. He holds a B.B.M. from Stony Brook University in Finance and a J.D. from New York Law School.