Mr. Yoon is a Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Ares Real Estate and the Private Equity Group. He additionally serves as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation. Mr. Yoon also serves on the Ares Real Estate Global Investment Committee and the Ares Real Estate Debt Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in July 2012, Mr. Yoon served as Senior Vice President of Akridge, a privately held commercial real estate investment and services company. From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Yoon held various positions at J.E. Robert Companies, Inc. and its affiliates, including as Managing Director from 2003 to 2005 and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Yoon also served in the real estate investment banking group at Morgan Stanley & Co. from 1989 to 1991, and again from 1997 to 1999, and was an attorney at the law firm of Williams & Connolly LLP from 1994 to 1997. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Harvard Law School.