Mr. Galligan is a Partner and Co-Head of Distribution within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which oversees Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Managing Director, National Sales Manager at Black Creek Capital Markets, where he was responsible for hiring, training and leading a distribution team of the firm's regional consultants. Additionally, he was responsible for the team's activity in the eastern region, along with supporting the firm's relationships with wirehouses. Previously, Mr. Galligan was a Managing Director in the Wealth Management Division at Morgan Stanley & Co. During his time at Morgan Stanley, he served in various sales and product management roles within the capital markets and investment resources departments contributing to the firm's publications and speaking at client events around the country. In addition, Mr. Galligan worked at Deutsche Asset Management for RREEF Property Trust. Mr. Galligan holds a B.A. from Bucknell University in Economics.