Ms. Gandhi is a Principal in the Ares Real Estate Group, where she focuses on U.S. real estate debt. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Ms. Gandhi was a Director in the Commercial Real Estate Group at Annaly, where she led the diligence and underwriting for all financing transactions for the group. Previously, Ms. Gandhi was a Vice President at GE Capital Real Estate, where she managed underwriting teams and oversaw the credit risk analysis for debt financing opportunities across various property types. In addition, she worked at Goldman Sachs in the Real Estate Financing Group, where she focused on evaluating new financing opportunities for commercial real estate loans for their securitization lending platform. Ms. Gandhi holds a B.S., cum laude, from Boston College in Finance and Marketing and an M.B.A from the New York University Stern School of Business in Finance. Ms. Gandhi is a member of the CRE Finance Council.