Matt Carney Joins Aries Capital as Vice PresidentJanuary 6, 2021
Aries Capital welcomes Matthew Carney as Vice President on our National Originations and Business Development Team. Based in Santa Monica, California, Carney will be responsible for structuring financing for hotel, industrial, self-storage, retail, office, multifamily and other commercial real estate properties nationwide, including construction, bridge, mezzanine and permanent debt and joint venture equity arrangement. He will also evaluate new capital sources and investment opportunities and leverage his local market expertise and lender relationships to expand Aries Capital’s West Coast business.
“Aries Capital is pleased to welcome Matt to our team. His energy, vision and equity structuring talents will help our clients grow,” said Freeman.
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.
“I am excited to join the team at Aries Capital, to grow with our clients and partners, and to expand the firm’s practice with West Coast sponsors, family offices and other creative capital providers,” said Carney.
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.