Our Team

Our Philosophy

Ares Management Corporation's ("Ares") philosophy of offering our clients diversified investment solutions is made possible by our devoted team of investment and business professionals. Each of Ares’ investment platforms is led by a dedicated group of senior investment professionals. In addition to serving in their primary discipline, some of our professionals participate on the investment committees of and/or have responsibilities with our other investment teams. This practice ensures a consistent approach to asset management while promoting the sharing of ideas, knowledge and networks across all of our investment platforms.

Our Philosophy

 

Employees
First NameLast NameCorporate TitleBusiness Line Sort descending Location
BorisOkuliarPartner, Co-Head of Global Liquid CreditCreditLondon
MichaelDennisPartner, Co-Head of European CreditCreditLondon
KortSchnabelPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingCreditLos Angeles
KippdeVeerDirector, Partner, Head of Credit GroupCreditNew York
DaveSchwartzPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingCreditNew York
MichaelDieberPartnerCreditNew York
MichaelSmithPartner, Co-Head of Credit GroupCreditNew York
MitchGoldsteinPartner, Co-Head of Credit GroupCreditNew York
JoelHolsingerPartner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative CreditCreditAtlanta
BlairJacobsonPartner, Co-Head of European CreditCreditLondon
JenniferKozickiPartner, Co-Head of Global Liquid CreditCreditLos Angeles
JeffreyKramerPartner, Portfolio Manager and Strategy Head for ABSCreditNew York
MarkAffolterPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingCreditChicago
GregMargoliesPartner, Head of Markets, AresCreditNew York
KeithAshtonPartner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Alternative CreditCreditNew York
JimMillerPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingCreditNew York
SethBrufskyPartner, Co-Head of Global Liquid CreditCreditLos Angeles
JarrodPhillipsPartnerFinance, Accounting and OperationsLos Angeles
PenniRollPartner, Chief Financial Officer of Ares Credit GroupFinance, Accounting and OperationsNew York
Tae-SikYoonPartner, Chief Financial Officer of Ares Real Estate Group and Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationFinance, Accounting and OperationsWashington D.C. (Arlington)
MichaelLeopardiPartner, Head of Investment OperationsFinance, Accounting and OperationsLos Angeles
MichaelMcFerranPartner, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial OfficerFinance, Accounting and OperationsLos Angeles
ChristinaOhPartner, Chief Financial Officer, Private Equity, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Corporate and Corporate TreasurerFinance, Accounting and OperationsLos Angeles
JessicaDosenPartner, Global Head of Human ResourcesHRLos Angeles
KeithDermanPartner, Co-Head of Ares Infrastructure and PowerInfrastructure and PowerNew York
HerbMagidPartner, Chairman of Ares Infrastructure and PowerInfrastructure and PowerBoston
Andrew N.PikePartner, Co-Head of Ares Infrastructure and PowerInfrastructure and PowerBoston
MerrittHooperPartner, Co-Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, Private EquityInvestor RelationsLos Angeles
JanaMarkowiczPartner, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, U.S. Direct LendingInvestor RelationsNew York
JulieSolomonPartner, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, Real EstateInvestor RelationsNew York
CarlDrakePartner, Head of Public Investor Relations and CommunicationsInvestor RelationsAtlanta
MiriamKriegerPartner, Global Chief Compliance OfficerLegal and ComplianceWashington D.C. (Arlington)
NaseemSagati AghiliPartner, General Counsel and SecretaryLegal and ComplianceLos Angeles
MichaelWeinerPartner, Head of Public Policy & Legislative AffairsLegal and ComplianceLos Angeles
MattCwiertniaPartner, Co-Head of Private Equity GroupPrivate EquityLos Angeles
JimHirshornPartnerPrivate EquityChicago
DavidKaplanCo-Founder, Director, Partner and Co-Chairman of Private Equity GroupPrivate EquityLos Angeles
BennettRosenthalCo-Founder, Director, Partner and Co-Chairman of Private Equity GroupPrivate EquityLos Angeles
EricVimontPartner, Chief Operating Officer, Ares AsiaPrivate EquityHong Kong
NateWaltonPartner, Co-Head of Private Equity GroupPrivate EquityLos Angeles
CraigSnyderPartner, Portfolio Manager, Special OpportunitiesPrivate Equity - Special OpportunitiesLos Angeles
ScottGravesPartner, Co-Head of Private Equity Group and Head of Special OpportunitiesPrivate Equity - Special OpportunitiesLos Angeles
Antony P.ResslerCo-Founder and Executive ChairmanPrivate Equity, Credit, Real EstateLos Angeles
BillBenjaminPartner, Head of Real Estate GroupReal EstateLondon
BryanDonohoePartner, Head of Real Estate DebtReal EstateNew York
WilsonLamontPartner, Co-Head, European Real Estate EquityReal EstateLondon
DavidRothPartner, Head of U.S. Real Estate Private EquityReal EstateNew York
JohnRuanePartner, Co-Head, European Real Estate EquityReal EstateLondon
StevenWolfPartnerReal EstateFlorida
SundoKimPartner, Head of Asia Relationship ManagementRelationship ManagementHong Kong
OualidLahsiniPartner, Head of Middle East Relationship ManagementRelationship ManagementDubai
AnthonyPawlowskiPartner, Head of North America Relationship ManagementRelationship ManagementNew York
EdwardPolonskyPartner, Head of European Relationship ManagementRelationship ManagementLondon
RyanBerryPartner, Chief Marketing & Strategy OfficerStrategyLos Angeles
MylesGilbertPartner, Head of Investor Strategy & SolutionsStrategyNew York
MichaelAroughetiDirector, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresStrategyNew York
SandeshHegdePartner, Chief Technology Officer, President of AOISSCTechnology and Information SecurityMumbai