Mr. Akiyama is a Principal and Controller, Diversified Property Accounting in the Ares Property Services Group, where he focuses on real estate property accounting. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Akiyama was a Vice President at Black Creek Group, where he managed the property accounting team. Previously Mr. Akiyama was a Controller at Fuller Real Estate, a local niche property management firm in Denver, CO. Mr. Akiyama holds a B.Env.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and an M.A.F.M. from Keller Graduate School of Management.