Aries Capital, LLC was founded in 1991 by life-long entrepreneur Neil Freeman, and  is a full-service, commercial real estate mortgage and investment banking firm.  We use our boutique, consultative approach to structure and arrange interim and long-term debt, and equity for hotel, self-storage, retail, industrial, office, manufactured housing, multifamily and healthcare properties in the United States and Caribbean. We’ve proven our abilities throughout the past 30 years and have arranged and/or directly-funded over $6 billion across all asset types.

Our affiliate Urban Development Fund (UDF) is one of the most successful New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs) Community Development Entities with the United States Treasury.  UDF has received over $800 million in federal and state NMTCs allocations, translating to $2 billion in transactions and focuses on the rehabilitation of hotels, mixed-use properties, retail development, theaters and medical facilities in highly-distressed census tracts nationwide.


We have sat at all sides of the transaction table as an owner and developer, investor, intermediary and direct lender.  This first-hand experience allows us to better navigate the financing process for our clients. We offer:


-Debt Placement

-Equity Arrangement

-Tax Credit Advisory & Syndication

Private Equity