Mr. Fialho is a Principal in the Ares Real Estate Group, where he focuses on U.S. real estate debt. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Fialho was a Partner at a small real estate firm in San Francisco, where he focused on opportunistic real estate. Previously, Mr. Fialho was an Acquisitions Officer at Veritas Investments in San Francisco, where he focused on rent-control, multi-family for an institutional account. In addition to real estate equity, Mr. Fialho spent ten years in real estate lending for the west coast platforms of both MetLife and New York Life. Mr. Fialho holds a B.A. from California State University, East Bay in International Studies. He was also a junior fellow at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California Berkeley.