Capabilities: Debt Placement, Equity Structuring, Principal Investing. M&A Experience.
Geography: Nationwide & Caribbean
Property Types: Hotels, Self Storage, Retail, Office, Multifamily, Industrial
Matt Carney Biography:
Matt Carney is Vice President on Aries Capital’s National Originations & Business Development Team. He is focused on the firm’s family office and private equity sponsors practice, primarily with respect to equity structuring and co-investment opportunities across asset types and fund structures nationwide.
Matt brings extensive equity structuring, principal investing and M&A experience honed within the investment banking division at BofA Merrill Lynch in New York and the private equity group at Ares Management in LA.
Prior to joining Aries Capital, Carney was a principal with California-based Sycamore, LLC, a real estate private equity fund he co-founded that focused on acquiring scaled portfolios of student housing assets. Prior to Sycamore, Carney was a member of the Private Equity Group at Ares Management in Los Angeles, where he evaluated equity and credit opportunities for the firm’s corporate opportunities funds. Carney began his career as an investment banking analyst in the mergers and acquisitions group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.
Carney graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. He is an avid skier and a lifelong fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Dodgers.