Ms. Karp is a Managing Director and Head of U.S. Due Diligence in Ares Real Estate, where she focuses on U.S. industrial real estate due diligence and dispositions. She also serves on the Ares Real Estate Combined Industrial Advisors Committee (CIAC) Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, she was a Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Due Diligence at Black Creek Group, where she led the team that thoroughly examines every deal that the company considers. As Portfolio Manager for Black Creek Industrial Fund LP, an investment platform sponsored by Black Creek Group, she assisted with fund operations, strategy, client interfacing, due diligence and dispositions. Previously, she was a Vice President at Fremont Investment & Loan, a California-based bank. In addition, she was a First Vice President at Prologis, where she was responsible for overseeing all due diligence and underwriting activities of corporate mergers, joint ventures, financings, acquisitions and dispositions. She also serves as the vice chair for the board of directors for the YMCA of Metropolitan Denver. Additionally, Ms. Karp is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW) and of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). Ms. Karp holds a B.A. from the University of Colorado in Economics.
Managing Director, Head of U.S. Due Diligence