Rob Strong

Firas Alnaji

Managing Director


Mr. Strong is a Managing Director in Ares Real Estate, where he focuses on U.S. diversified real estate equity. Prior to joining Ares in 2024, Mr. Strong was a Managing Director at Lone Star Funds, where he focused on sourcing and executing commercial real estate investments across property types in North America. Previously, he was a Senior Associate at InfraREIT Capital Partners, where he focused on infrastructure investments. In addition, Mr. Strong was an Analyst at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Strong holds a B.B.A., magna cum laude, from Texas Christian University in Finance and Accounting. He is a CFA® charterholder.