Our Team

Our Philosophy

Ares Management Corporation's ("Ares") philosophy of offering our clients diversified investment solutions is made possible by our devoted team of investment and business professionals. Each of Ares’ investment platforms is led by a dedicated group of senior investment professionals. In addition to serving in their primary discipline, some of our professionals participate on the investment committees of and/or have responsibilities with our other investment teams. This practice ensures a consistent approach to asset management while promoting the sharing of ideas, knowledge and networks across all of our investment platforms.

Our Philosophy
CategoryBusiness LineLocation
Employees
First NameLast NameCorporate TitleBusiness LineLocation
MichaelAroughetiDirector; Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President of AresBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationStrategyNew York
BillBenjaminDirector, Chairman of the Board; Partner and Head of Ares Real Estate GroupBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationReal EstateLondon
BillBenjaminDirector, Chairman of the Board; Partner and Head of Ares Real Estate GroupACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
KevinCahillPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
DagsChenVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInvestor RelationsNew York
StephenDawsonVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateChicago
BryanDonohoeChief Executive OfficerOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationReal EstateNew York
BryanDonohoePartner, Chief Executive Officer of Ares Commercial Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
CarlDrakePartner, Head of Public Investor Relations and CommunicationsOther Senior Professionals of Ares Commercial Real Estate ManagementInvestor RelationsAtlanta
AntonFeingoldGeneral Counsel, Vice President and SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationLegalLos Angeles
MatthewFialhoPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateCalifornia
JohnGerberPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
JayGlaubachPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLos Angeles
JeffreyGonzalesPrincipalOther Senior Professionals of Ares Commercial Real Estate ManagementFinance, Accounting and OperationsLos Angeles
DonHaischChief Accounting OfficerOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationFinance, Accounting and OperationsLos Angeles
MarinaHartnettVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateChicago
Andrew E.HolmPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
HowardHuangPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateAtlanta
KeithKooperVice President and Assistant SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationLegalNew York
ScottKrausVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
SamuelKupersmithPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateAtlanta
WilsonLamontPartner, Co-Head, European Real Estate EquityACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
GregoryLiguoriVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
MarkLiimattaVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateChicago
ElaineMcKayVice President and Assistant SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationLegalNew York
VeronicaMendiola MayerPrincipalOther Senior Professionals of Ares Commercial Real Estate ManagementInvestor RelationsNew York
JoelPecoyManaging DirectorOther Senior Professionals of Ares Commercial Real Estate ManagementReal EstateNew York
DavidRothPresidentOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationReal EstateNew York
DavidRothPartner, Head of Ares U.S. Real Estate Private Equity, President of Ares Commercial Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
JohnRuanePartner, Co-Head, European Real Estate EquityACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
DavidSachsPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeStrategyLos Angeles
JulieSolomonPartner, Head of Product Management and Investor Relations, Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeInvestor RelationsNew York
Tae-SikYoonChief Financial Officer and TreasurerOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationFinance, Accounting and OperationsWashington D.C.
Tae-SikYoonPartner, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Ares Commercial Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeFinance, Accounting and OperationsWashington D.C.
Rand S.AprilDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationDirector-
Caroline E.BlakelyDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationDirector-
WilliamBrowningDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationDirector-
Edmond N. Moriarty, IIIDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationDirector-
James E.SkinnerDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationDirector-
SumitSasidharanManaging Director and Head of Capital Markets, Real Estate DebtACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York