Mr. Abells is a Principal in Ares Real Estate, where he focuses on U.S. industrial real estate equity. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Abells was a Sr. Manager with Amazon.com, leading the AMZL Real Estate team, where he focused on building out Amazon.com's last mile delivery network across North America. Previously, Mr. Abells was Corporate Counsel at Colliers International, where he supported the firm's brokers across North America. Mr. Abells holds a B.A. from the University of Washington in History and a J.D. from Seattle University. Mr. Abells is a member of the Washington state Bar.