Mr. Marcus is a Principal in the Ares Real Estate Group, where he focuses on U.S. real estate debt. Prior to joining Ares in 2020, Mr. Marcus was Present Principal of LM Real Estate Partners. Previously, he was a Vice President at AllianceBernstein. In addition, he was Head of Capital Markets at Gramercy Capital. Mr. Marcus holds a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in Finance.