Welcome to Aries Capital
Aries Capital is a diversified, commercial real estate banking and investment firm headquartered in Chicago with offices in Miami and Los Angeles. Since its founding in 1991 by Neil Freeman, Aries Capital has arranged and/or directly funded over $8 billion for industrial, self-storage, retail, office, multifamily, hotel and other commercial assets across the United States and Caribbean. View transactions.
Our banking team specializes in arranging debt and equity capital for clients nationwide through deep-rooted relationships with Wall Street CMBS Lenders, Banks/Credit Unions, Debt Funds, Family Offices, Insurance Companies, and other Institutional Equity Investors.
Our investment team – operating as Aries Capital Private Equity – is focused on the acquisition and operation of industrial and logistics assets throughout the United States, with a particular emphasis on net lease assets and sale-leaseback opportunities and concentration in Florida.
Aries and affiliates hold additional diversified principal investments with equity interests currently valued at over $250 million. Notable assets include The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, The 1,000-acre Three Oaks Master Development in Fort Myers, Florida, and newly constructed Tranquility Beach Resort on Meads Bay Beach in British Caribbean Anguilla.
Through our affiliate Urban Development Fund (UDF), we are also one of the most successful providers of New Market Tax Credits (NMTCs) in the United States. UDF has been awarded over $800 million in NMTCs and other tax credits, which translates into over $2 billion in transactions benefiting our country’s most distressed neighborhoods.