Mr. Roth is a Partner and Head of U.S. Real Estate Equity in the Ares Real Estate Group. He is also the President of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation. Additionally, Mr. Roth serves on the Ares Real Estate Group's Global, Debt and Combined Industrial Advisors Committee (CIAC) Investment Committees. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Roth was a Senior Managing Director of the Real Estate Group at Blackstone. Previously, he was a Principal in the Acquisitions Group at Walton Street Capital, where he was involved in numerous real estate transactions. In addition, he worked at Security Capital Group as Senior V.P. and CIO Europe and at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz as an Associate. He serves as head of the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors of Project Lyme and as a Board Member of Jas Aspen. He is also on the national council of the Aspen Art Museum. He has served on the Boards of Directors of numerous real estate entities including Invitation Homes Inc. Mr. Roth holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College, a J.D. from New York University School of Law and an M.P.H from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Mr. Roth is a CFA® charterholder.