Precilla Torres is Senior Managing Director and Head of the Proprietary Lending Group for Hunt Real Estate Capital. She joined Hunt from Ares Management LLC, where she was most recently the Co-Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of their CMBS platform. During her time as Co-Head of the CMBS Group, she developed the business plan for their CMBS platform and was responsible for the origination efforts of the team. Previously she was involved in the management of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp, a public mortgage REIT managed by ARES. She also developed new strategies and products for capital raising, credit facilities, syndications, securitizations, and other strategic initiatives. Ms. Torres joined Ares in 2012. Earlier in her career, she held various senior leadership positions covering loan and structured product platforms at Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, Credit Suisse, Hudson Realty and NewOak Capital. During these years she engaged in both buy-side and sell-side markets, with functions spanning capital markets, originations, commercial real estate credit, capital raising, and distribution, primarily in the U.S. and Asia. Ms. Torres holds a MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and a BS in Management Engineering from Ateneo University.