Job Opening at Aries Capital, LLC

Vice President, Hotel Loan Originations

Location: Chicago or Remote/Flexible

Preferably based in Southeast United States (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina or South Carolina), Texas or Chicago with existing relationships with hotel owners in those markets.

About the Position:

We are looking to hire an experienced commercial real estate mortgage loan originator and/or sales professional with existing hotel owner relationships. The candidate must be highly-motivated to earn significant commission fees by originating bridge and permanent debt transactions on behalf of hotel owners nationwide for structure, placement and successful closing through our intermediary firm’s extensive network of Wall Street CMBS lenders, regional banks, hedge funds, private funds and other institutional investors.

Clients & Experience:

The position will primarily focus on serving the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) hotel owner members who own and/or manage Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Hyatt, Radisson, Wyndham, La Quinta, Choice, Best Western, and other flagged hotels nationwide. Prior experience selling to AAHOA members or in hotel financing is preferred, but we will consider 3 to 15 years related experience selling other products and services to hotel owners, or finance/management experience in a family hotel business.


The candidate may work out of our Chicago headquarters or remotely, and may be based anywhere in the continental United States. Candidates located within, or with existing hotel owner relationships in Texas or the Southeast United States, including Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, are preferred.


Competitive compensation which is incentive-based commission, but we will consider a draw for the right candidate. Candidate must be a self-starter and motivated by the opportunity to earn fees.

Benefits include access to vacation, health insurance and 401 K.

Travel, conference fees and reasonable business expenses are paid by the firm. Employee is responsible for customer entertainment (dinners, etc.) out of their own compensation.

About Aries Capital:

Aries Capital LLC is a national, commercial real estate mortgage and investment banking firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1991 by Neil Freeman, we’ve used our boutique, consultative approach to arrange and/or directly-fund over $6 billion in interim and long-term financing, and equity in the United States and Caribbean, with a strong focus on hotel financing. Notable financing transactions include The Roosevelt Hotel New Orleans (Waldorf Astoria), Hotel 21C in Louisville, KY and the Embassy Suites Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX, as well as  all major brands including Hilton and Marriott.  Highly-regarded as hospitality, tax credit and CMBS specialists, our firm’s principals also maintain ownership interests of over $250 million in commercial real estate and hotels and are frequent speakers at industry conferences and guest contributors to industry publications.  More about Aries Capital>

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