Mr. Wolf is a Partner and the Chief Investment Officer for U.S. Equity in the Ares Real Estate Group and a member of the Management Committee of Ares Management. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Ares Real Estate Group's Global and Debt Investment Committees and the Ares Real Estate Operating Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Mr. Wolf was a Partner at AREA Property Partners and CEO of VEF Advisors. Previously, Mr. Wolf was a Director at Credit Suisse First Boston. In addition, Mr. Wolf was a Managing Director at Federal Realty Investment Trust and a Senior Vice President at Equitable Real Estate Investment Management. Mr. Wolf holds a B.A. from Boston University in Economics and an M.S. from New York University in Real Estate Investment Analysis.