Robert Shanfield

Advisory Partner
Palm Beach Gardens

Mr. Shanfield is an Advisory Partner in the Ares Secondaries Group, where he focuses on private equity secondaries. He also serves as a member of the Private Equity Secondaries Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Senior Advisor to the Landmark Partners Private Equity Group. Additionally, Mr. Shanfield was a Partner at Landmark Partners for 22 years with leadership responsibility for transaction origination, underwriting and negotiation in the secondary private equity business. He also oversaw the firm's primary and co-investment programs. Previously, Mr. Shanfield was a Senior Vice President in the Equity Capital Group at GE Capital, where he was responsible for originating and managing direct private equity investments in the United States and Europe. Mr. Shanfield holds a B.A. from Boston College in Philosophy and an M.B.A. from University of Virginia's Colgate Darden School.