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
StevenAlexanderManaging DirectorIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
TaraArensPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
MichaelBedorePrincipalIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
JoshuaBelletPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInfrastructure OpportunitiesNew York
JoshuaBloomsteinVice President; General Counsel and SecretaryOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationLegalNew York
JonBlumManaging DirectorIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
KevinBraddishExecutive Chairman of Ivy Hill Asset ManagementIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
RyanBraunsPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
DamayraCachoPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsNew York
StephenChehiPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
AndrewChenManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
RajivChudgarPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditChicago
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
KippdeVeerDirector and Chief Executive Officer of Ares Capital Corporation; Director, Partner, Head of Ares Credit GroupBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
KippdeVeerDirector and Chief Executive OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
KippdeVeerDirector, Partner, Head of Credit GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
KippdeVeerDirector, Partner, Head of Credit GroupAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
DanielDiBonaManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
MichaelDieberPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelDieberPartnerAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
DanDirscherlManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
JosephEhardtPrincipalIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
BrookeEpsteinPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
JoanFangPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInfrastructure DebtNew York
AdamFerrariniManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
VishalGandhiPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
BrianGoldmanPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
JamesGranelloManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
KaraHerskowitzManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInvestor RelationsNew York
Owen D.HillManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditDallas
BruceHodgesPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
AndrewHuaPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsPrivate EquityNew York
AdamJamesManaging DirectorIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillAtlanta
MaryJurgensenPrincipalIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
DanielKatzPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
AndrewKenzieManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditChicago
BrianKimManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
AmyKlemmePrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditChicago
MiriamKriegerVice PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationComplianceWashington D.C.
NeilLawsPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
Scott C.LemChief Accounting Officer, Vice President and TreasurerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationFinance and AccountingLos Angeles
PhilipLeRoyPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
ArjunMisraPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
BrianMoncriefManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditChicago
LisaMorganChief Compliance OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationComplianceWashington D.C.
PeterOgilviePartner, Head of the Ares Corporate Strategy GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementStrategyNew York
JasonParkPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
PenniRollChief Financial OfficerOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationFinance and AccountingNew York
NaseemSagati AghiliVice PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationLegalLos Angeles
AdamSchatzowManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
DaveSchwartzPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
DaveSchwartzPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
DamianSclafaniManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
StephanieSetyadiManaging DirectorIvy Hill Asset Management ProfessionalsCredit - Ivy HillNew York
CraigShireyPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MollyShulmanPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInvestor RelationsNew York
MatthewStonerManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditLos Angeles
ChrissyLamont SvejnarManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MatthewTworeckeManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
JoeUrciuoliManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsCreditNew York
NickWaltersManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
ChrisYorkPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelZugayPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditLos Angeles
Ann TorreBatesDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
Daniel G.Kelly, Jr.DirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
SteveMcKeeverDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
Michael K.ParksDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
RobRosenDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
Eric B.SiegelDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
Mary BethHensonDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationDirector-
CarlDrakePartner, Head of Public Markets Investor Relations and Corporate CommunicationsPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsAtlanta
JohnStilmarManaging DirectorPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsAtlanta
BrianO'ConnorPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInfrastructure DebtNew York
MikeRothPartnerInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInfrastructure OpportunitiesNew York
MitchGoldsteinCo-PresidentOfficers of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
MitchGoldsteinPartner, Co-Head of Credit GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MitchGoldsteinPartner, Co-Head of Credit GroupAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
IanFitzgeraldManaging Director, Deputy General Counsel, CreditPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementLegalNew 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
MichaelAroughetiDirector, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementStrategyNew York
MichaelAroughetiDirector, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeStrategyNew York
BennettRosenthalCo-Chairman of Ares Capital Corporation; Co-Founder and Partner of Ares and Co-Chairman of Ares Private Equity GroupBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationPrivate EquityLos Angeles
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
MarkAffolterPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditChicago
MarkAffolterPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Direct LendingAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditChicago
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
MichaelSmithDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Capital CorporationCreditNew York
MichaelSmithPartner, Co-Head of Credit GroupPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York
MichaelSmithPartner, Co-Head of Credit GroupAres Credit Group's U.S. Direct Lending Investment CommitteeCreditNew York
JanaMarkowiczPartner, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, U.S. Direct LendingPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementInvestor RelationsNew York
MarkLiggittPartnerPartners and Other Senior Professionals of Ares Capital ManagementCreditNew York