Careers At Ares

Why Ares?

At Ares, we offer a variety of exciting and challenging careers at the forefront of the alternative asset management industry. As a high-growth company, we are always seeking talented professionals with diverse backgrounds to join our investment and business operations teams.
 

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Rewards & Benefits

At Ares, we are focused on attracting, developing and retaining talented, highly accomplished professionals by cultivating a work environment in which contributions are acknowledged and rewarded. This is realized through competitive compensation and benefit programs including the following:

 

Our Teams


Investment Management

Delivering quality investment alternatives and support for our clients

Credit

Manages liquid and illiquid credit strategies across the non-investment grade credit universe.

Private Equity

Identifies and manages opportunities within corporate private equity, special opportunities, energy opportunities and infrastructure and power.

Real Estate

Manages public and private real estate equity and debt strategies.

Investor Relations

Provides product expertise and ongoing services and reporting to investors.

Strategy & Relationship Mgmt.

Develops investor relationships and strategic opportunities for the firm.

Corporate Communications

Manages the firm’s external brand and media relations.

Business Operations

Providing operational support across the investment lifecycle and protecting the firm from risk

Finance & Accounting

Manages financial and tax reporting, analysis, and controls across the business.

Investment Operations

Supports post trade activities, asset servicing and pricing of portfolio assets.

Technology

Builds and maintains technology infrastructure to support the business.

Human Resources

Fosters talent management and a productive work environment.

Corporate Services

Manages facilities, office and executive services.

Legal & Compliance

Advises on portfolio investments and regulatory matters.

Team Member Testimonials on Employee Success Factors

Zarbux Daruwalla
Zarbux Daruwalla
Private Equity, Los Angeles

"Ares provided me with a unique opportunity to learn how to invest across the capital structure. Having the chance to work on unique transactions alongside a great group of investors has given me an unparalleled learning experience, and has helped me develop a unique perspective to private equity investing."

 

 

Mary Jurgensen
Credit, New York

“Everyone is incredibly smart, successful and driven, but also very approachable and kind. I wanted the opportunity to learn from the best in this type of environment." 

 

Wali Makhlouf
Middle Office, Los Angeles

“There were three things that really attracted me to the firm. One is people. I already knew a few people that I worked with at previous employers who actually joined Ares and they gave me really positive feedback about the company. Two is the niche that Ares operates in, which is the alternative investment space. Three is the fact that Ares is a very reputable and successful operator in that space." 

 

 

Team Member Testimonials on Their Attraction to Ares

Kyle Brazeal
Private Equity, Los Angeles

"The people that achieve success at Ares are those who strive for continuous improvement and avoid complacency by seeking new challenges as they progress through their roles. Those with a focus on learning and development to enable them to take on greater responsibility within the team tend to see the benefits of their effort. You can’t really sit back and wait for people to hand you those opportunities, you must be proactive. In this environment, there will undoubtedly be opportunities for you to push yourself and grow professionally." 

Ryan Myrick
Strategy & Relationship Management, Charlotte

"It’s a combination of drive and working well with others. No matter what you’re trying to find the answer to, there is a resource at Ares that will help you succeed. The ability and desire to find that resource really leads to the success of an individual." 

 

 

Shelly Cleary
Credit, New York

“Ares wants people that are willing to step out of their comfort zone and say what they think and have an opinion."