Mr. Kim is a Principal and Controller in the Ares Finance and Accounting Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2023, Mr. Kim was a Vice President in the Real Estate Group at Blackstone. Previously, Mr. Kim was an Associate at DB Zwirn. In addition, Mr. Kim was a Senior Associate at Deloitte, where he serviced clients in the investment management industry. Mr. Kim holds a B.S. from the University at Buffalo in Accounting and a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Economics.