Precilla Torres is Senior Managing Director and Head of the Proprietary Lending Group for Hunt Real Estate Capital. In her capacity, she leads the non-agency lending business, covering bridge loan, fixed rate and mezzanine loan products. She also led their most recent CLO in August. She joined Hunt from Ares Management LLC, where she was Co-Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of their CMBS platform and prior to that, was the Head of Capital Markets of the CRE Debt platform. While in Ares, she spearheaded their various CRE CLO issuance, including a privately structured transaction that she placed with a single investment grade investor. As Head of Capital Markets for CRE Debt, 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.