Jeff Taylor

Partner, Co-Head of Private Wealth Group, Wealth Management Solutions

Mr. Taylor is a Partner and Co-Head of Private Wealth Group within Ares Wealth Management Solutions, which oversees Ares' client management activities in the global wealth channel. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer at Black Creek Group, where he oversaw firm-wide operational functions. In addition, Mr. Taylor serves as Co-President for both Ares Real Estate Income Trust Inc. and Ares Industrial Real Estate Income Trust Inc. Mr. Taylor has served in a variety of leadership roles including Senior Vice President of Operations and Managing Director, Head of Shareholder Operations for Industrial Property Trust, Black Creek Industrial REIT IV Inc. and Black Creek Diversified Property Fund Inc. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for Dividend Capital Investments, LLC. In addition, Mr. Taylor served in a variety of positions at INVESCO Funds Group, most notably in management roles within the investment division and the distribution company as well as positions within the company's transfer agency. Mr. Taylor previously served on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives (IPA). Mr. Taylor holds a B.S. from Pennsylvania State University in Earth Sciences and an M.B.A. from the University of Colorado at Denver.