Mr. Thomas is a Vice President in Ares Real Estate, where he focuses on U.S. industrial real estate equity asset management. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Thomas was an Officer of Asset Management at TA Realty, where he focused on the leasing and operational performance of industrial and multifamily assets in major markets within the State of Texas. Previously, he was a Manager at Prologis, Inc., where he was responsible for leasing an industrial portfolio of assets located in Dallas, TX. Mr. Thomas holds a B.S. in Business from Indiana University, and a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School at the University of Illinois Chicago.