Mr. Taylor is a Partner in the Ares Investor Relations Group, where he focuses on real estate product management and investor relations. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Mr. Taylor was a Vice President in the Business Development Group at AREA Property Partners. Previously, Mr. Taylor was a Vice President at Greenhill & Co International, LLP. In addition, Mr. Taylor was an Associate at Credit Suisse, and an Analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Mr. Taylor holds a B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Bates College in Economics and an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics in Political Economy.