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Joseph McDonald

Partner, Managing Director
Manager of Operational Due Diligence

Mr. McDonald is a Managing Director and Manager of Operational Due Diligence of Aetos.  Prior to joining Aetos in 2006, Mr. McDonald was Director of Risk Management in the Alternative Investment Group at Morgan Stanley.  During this time he was responsible for the initial and ongoing operational due diligence of third party alternative investment managers sourced through the firm’s Graystone Research advisory platform.  He also served as the Risk Manager for the Alternative Investment Group, with oversight responsibilities for the Graystone Research and Morgan Stanley Managed Futures businesses.  Prior to 2005, Mr. McDonald was a Vice President in the Credit Risk Management and Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs in New York.  In this role he was responsible for assessing and monitoring the firm’s counterparty risk to hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles. 


Mr. McDonald received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University.