Andrew Ko

Johanna Hamdan

Vice President and Assistant Secretary


Mr. Ko is an Associate Vice President and Counsel, Securities & Corporate Governance, Real Estate in the Ares Legal Department. Mr. Ko also serves as a Vice President and Assistant Secretary of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, he was an Associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Mr. Ko holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in Philosophy and a J.D. and an LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center.