J.P. Garofalo

J.P. Garofalo

Vice President


Mr. Garofalo is a Vice President and Regional Director within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which overseas Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2024, Mr. Garofalo was a Wealth Advisor and Alternative Investments Director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, where he focused on holistic wealth and estate planning and investment management for high-net-worth individuals and family foundations. Previously, Mr. Garofalo was a Senior Associate in the Credit Group at Ares, where he focused on global liquid credit product management and investor relations. Mr. Garofalo holds a B.A. from Middlebury College in English and American Literature. He holds the CAIA designation and is an Executive Committee Member of the CAIA Southwest Chapter in Los Angeles.


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