Mr. van Leer is a Vice President in the Ares Secondary Solutions Group, where he focuses on real estate secondaries. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Vice President in the Landmark Partners Real Estate Group, where he focused on analyzing and underwriting real estate investments. Previously, Mr. van Leer was a Senior Analyst at CBRE Global investors. In addition, he was an Analyst with Savills in London and Amsterdam. Mr. van Leer holds a B.S. from the University of Amsterdam in Real Estate Development and is pursuing a Master's Degree in Real Estate Studies at the University of Groningen.