Mr. Riley is a Vice President in the Ares Real Estate Group, where he focuses on European real estate equity. Prior to joining Ares in 2016, Mr. Riley was on the Private Equity/Real Estate Acquisition team at Blackstone Group, where he focused on Pan-European real estate investments. Mr. Riley holds a B.Sc. from Maastricht University in Finance and an M.Sc. from HEC Paris in Management.