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 team
CategoryBusiness LineLocation
Employees
First NameLast NameCorporate TitleBusiness LineLocation
StephenChehiManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditPennsylvania
AndrewKenzieManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditChicago
JoanFangManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInfrastructure DebtNew York
BrianMoncriefManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditChicago
Owen D.HillManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditDallas
TaraArensManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
JoshuaBelletManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInfrastructure OpportunitiesNew York
AmyKlemmeManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditChicago
ArjunMisraManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
MikeRothPartnerInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInfrastructure OpportunitiesNew York
RajivChudgarPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditChicago
AndrewChenManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
JoeUrciuoliManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
LisaMorganChief Compliance OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationComplianceWashington D.C.
KaraHerskowitzManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInvestor RelationsNew York
BruceHodgesManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
MarkLiggittPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
AndrewHuaManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
AdamSchatzowManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
MaryJurgensenPrincipalIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsSecondariesNew York
JosephEhardtPrincipalIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
IanFitzgeraldManaging Director, Deputy General Counsel, CreditPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementLegalNew York
PaulChoChief Accounting OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationFinance and AccountingLos Angeles
DamayraCachoPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsNew York
AdamFerrariniPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelBedorePrincipalIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
StevenAlexanderPartnerIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
DamianSclafaniManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
DaveSchwartzPartner, Head of Credit, SecondariesPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementSecondariesNew York
JimMillerPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
JimMillerPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
DanielKatzPartner and Head of Portfolio Management, Infrastructure DebtPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
NaseemSagati AghiliVice PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationLegalLos Angeles
RyanBraunsPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
JonBlumManaging DirectorIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
NeilLawsPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
BennettRosenthalCo-Chairman of Ares Capital Corporation; Co-Founder and Partner of Ares and Chairman of Ares Private Equity GroupBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationPrivate EquityLos Angeles
Michael K.ParksDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
Mary BethHensonDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
Eric B.SiegelDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
Daniel G.Kelly, Jr.DirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
Ann TorreBatesDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
StevenMcKeeverDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
RobertRosenDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital Corporation-
MarkAffolterPartner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MarkAffolterPartner, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
ShellyClearyPartner, President and Head of Ivy Hill Asset Management, L.P. Ivy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
KarenDe CastroPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
DanielDiBonaManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
DanDirscherlManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
BrookeEpsteinManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
VishalGandhiManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
BrianGoldmanPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
JamesGranelloManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
AdamJamesManaging DirectorIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillAtlanta
BrianKimPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
ScottLemChief Financial Officer and TreasurerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationFinance and AccountingLos Angeles
PhilipLeRoyPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
JanaMarkowiczChief Operating OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
JasonParkPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
StephanieSetyadiPartnerIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
MatthewStonerManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
ChrissyLamont SvejnarPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementSecondariesNew York
MatthewTworeckeManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
ChrisYorkPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelZugayPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
AngelaLeeVice President and Assistant TreasurerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationFinance and AccountingLos Angeles
PeterOgilviePartner, Head of the Ares Corporate Strategy GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementStrategyNew York
KortSchnabelCo-PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationCreditLos Angeles
KortSchnabelPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
KortSchnabelPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditLos Angeles
KippdeVeerDirector, Partner, Head of Ares Credit Group and Director, Chief Executive Officer of Ares Capital CorporationBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
KippdeVeerDirector, Chief Executive OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
KippdeVeerDirector, Partner, Head of Ares Credit Group and Director, Chief Executive Officer of Ares Capital CorporationPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
KippdeVeerDirector, Partner, Head of Ares Credit Group and Director, Chief Executive Officer of Ares Capital CorporationAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
JoshuaBloomsteinVice President; General Counsel and SecretaryOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationLegalNew York
MichaelAroughetiCo-Chairman and Executive Vice President of Ares Capital Corporation; Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationStrategyNew York
MichaelAroughetiCo-Chairman and Executive Vice PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationStrategyNew York
MichaelAroughetiCo-Chairman and Executive Vice President of Ares Capital Corporation; Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementStrategyNew York
MichaelAroughetiCo-Chairman and Executive Vice President of Ares Capital Corporation; Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeStrategyNew York
CarlDrakePartner, Senior AdvisorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsAtlanta
JohnStilmarPartner, Co-Head of Public Markets Investor RelationsPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsAtlanta
MichaelDieberPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelDieberPartnerAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
MichaelSmithDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
MichaelSmithPartner, Co-Head of Ares Credit GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelSmithPartner, Co-Head of Ares Credit GroupAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
MitchGoldsteinCo-PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
MitchGoldsteinPartner, Co-Head of Ares Credit GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MitchGoldsteinPartner, Co-Head of Ares Credit Group Ares Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
PenniRollVice PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationComplianceWashington D.C.
CraigShireyPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York