Mr. Heim is a Vice President in Ares Real Estate, where he focuses on U.S. real estate debt. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Mr. Heim was an Assistant Vice President in the investment office at Global Atlantic Financial Group, where he focused on commercial real estate loan originations and asset management. Previously, Mr. Heim was an Associate at Morgan Stanley, where he focused on commercial real estate lending. Mr. Heim holds a B.S. from the Pennsylvania State University in Finance.