Keith DermanCo-Head of Ares Infrastructure and Power Group at Ares Management LLC
Mr. Derman is a Partner in Ares EIF, within the Ares Private Equity Group, where he focuses on originating, analyzing, structuring and closing new fund investments, as well as ongoing portfolio company management. Additionally, Mr. Derman serves as a member of the Ares Private Equity Group’s EIF Funds Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2015, he was a Partner at Energy Investors Funds. Previously, he was a Manager of Corporate Development at the PSEG Power, where he focused on the acquisition and development of power generation projects. In addition, he was a Senior Financial Analyst in the Acquisition and Development Group at Sunterra Corporation. He began his career as a Financial Analyst at Smith Barney, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Derman holds a B.A. from Duke University in Political Science and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School in Entrepreneurial Management.