Mr. Schierberl is a Vice President in the Ares Real Estate Group, where he focuses on U.S. real estate equity. Prior to joining Ares in 2018, Mr. Schierberl was a Vice President at Rialto Capital Management in the Commercial Property Group, where he focused on acquisitions, dispositions and portfolio management. Previously, Mr. Schierberl worked at Grubb & Ellis as a Senior Associate in the Institutional Properties Group, advising clients on the acquisition and disposition of retail properties and land for commercial development. Mr. Schierberl holds a B.A. from the University of California, Irvine in Political Science. Additionally, he holds an M.S., with Honors, from the University of Southern California in Real Estate Development. Mr. Schierberl is also an active member of ICSC, NAIOP SoCal, and NAIOP YPG.