Mr. Berry is a Partner and Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer of Ares Management Corporation. He serves on the Ares Executive Management Committee. As a Partner and Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, he is responsible for the ongoing global expansion of the firm and oversees a dedicated team of M&A professionals, as well as the firm's global marketing function, with relationship managers located in Los Angeles, New York, London, Hong Kong, Dubai, Chicago and Dallas. Among his initiatives in recent years, Mr. Berry has completed asset manager acquisitions, forged strategic partnerships, expanded the firm's international presence, enhanced the firm's distribution channels and assisted with Ares' IPO in May 2014 and related high grade debt offerings. Mr. Berry joined the firm in 2005 and spent several years working as an investment professional in the Private Equity Group, where he participated in various leveraged buyouts, growth equity and distressed debt transactions. Prior to joining Ares, Mr. Berry worked at UBS in Los Angeles as an Investment Banking Analyst. Mr. Berry holds a B.A., with distinction, from the Ivey Business School at Western University in Business Administration and a B.A. from Huron University College at Western University in Cross Disciplinary Studies.
Partner, Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer