Mr. Lamont is a Partner and Co-Head of European Real Estate Equity in the Ares Real Estate Group. Additionally, Mr. Lamont is a member of the Management Committee of Ares Management and the Ares Real Estate Group's Global Investment Committee. Prior to joining Ares in 2013, Mr. Lamont was a Partner at AREA Property Partners, where he focused on European investments. Previously, Mr. Lamont was an Associate at London & Regional Properties, where he focused on reviewing and analyzing new transactions. In addition, Mr. Lamont was an Analyst at Morgan Stanley, where he focused on real estate investment banking. Mr. Lamont holds an M.A. from the University of Cambridge in Land Economy.