Mr. Furst is a Managing Director in the Ares Finance, Accounting and Operations Department, where he leads the firm's Performance and Attribution Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Mr. Furst was a Consultant at Vincent Performance Services / ACA Compliance Group. Previously, Mr. Furst was a Manager at Ares Management. In addition, he was a Performance Analyst at Western Asset Management Company. Mr. Furst holds a B.A., with honors, from Claremont McKenna College in Economics and Government. Mr. Furst is a CFA® charterholder.