Mr. Torretti is a Managing Director in the Ares Strategy and Relationship Management Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2017, Mr. Torretti was a Director at BlackRock in the Financial Institutions Group, where he also focused on insurance company clients. Previously, Mr. Torretti served as Regional Investment Manager, Americas at Zurich Insurance Group, overseeing the company's general account portfolios and investment teams in North and South America, and as Regional Investment Manager, Latin America. In addition, Mr. Torretti worked at American International Group in investment management and in insurance operating companies, including overseas assignments in Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Mr. Torretti holds a B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University in International Studies, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences in International Studies and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School. Mr. Torretti is a CFA® charterholder.