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.

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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 EstateBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationReal EstateLondon
BillBenjaminDirector, Chairman of the Board; Partner and Head of Ares Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
GregBirkPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
KevinCahillPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
StephenDawsonPrincipalInvestment 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, Senior AdvisorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInvestor RelationsAtlanta
AntonFeingoldGeneral Counsel, Vice President and SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationLegalLos Angeles
JohnGerberPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
JayGlaubachPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLos Angeles
Andrew E.HolmPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
HowardHuangPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateFlorida
KeithKooperVice President and Assistant SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationLegalNew York
SamuelKupersmithManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateAtlanta
WilsonLamontPartner, Co-Head, European Real Estate EquityACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
GregoryLiguoriPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
AlastairMcDonnellPartner, Head of European Investment OperationsACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
ElaineMcKayVice President and Assistant SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationReal EstateNew York
ElaineMcKayPartner, Co-Head of US Investment OperationsACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
JoelPecoyManaging Director, Head of Debt Asset ManagementACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateNew York
DavidRothPresidentOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationReal EstateNew York
DavidRothPartner, Co-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
JohnStilmarPartner, Co-Head of Public Markets Investor RelationsInvestment and Other ProfessionalsInvestor RelationsAtlanta
Tae-SikYoonChief Financial Officer and TreasurerOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationFinance and AccountingWashington D.C.
Tae-SikYoonPartner, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Ares Commercial Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeFinance and AccountingWashington D.C.
Rand S.AprilDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation-
Caroline E.BlakelyDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation-
WilliamBrowningDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation-
Edmond N. Moriarty, IIIDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation-
James E.SkinnerDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation-
AnnieHermanPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateAtlanta
JaredMarcusPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateLos Angeles
DanielRosenPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateAtlanta
DaveFazekasPartner, Head of Ares Industrial ManagementACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateRutherford
DwightMerrimanPartnerACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateDenver
ScottRecknorPartner, Co-Head of U.S. Investment OperationsACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateEl Segundo
DanielleDuenasPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateLos Angeles
PhilipMoorePartner, Head of European Real Estate DebtACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateLondon
RebeccaParekhDirectorBoard of Directors of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation-
StevenConnellVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
BrandonHeimVice PresidentInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
MarshallHayesPartner, Head of U.S. Multifamily AcquisitionsACRE's Investment CommitteeReal EstateDenver
DavidProctorManaging DirectorInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateFlorida
ZachNashPrincipalInvestment and Other ProfessionalsReal EstateNew York
AndrewKoVice President and Assistant SecretaryOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationLegalDenver
JeffreyGonzalesControllerOfficers of Ares Commercial Real Estate CorporationFinance and AccountingLos Angeles
JulieSolomonPartner, Co-Head of Real EstateACRE's Investment CommitteeInvestor RelationsNew York