Neil Freeman Biography

Neil Freeman
Executive Vice President
Chairman & CEO, Aries Capital, LLC





Mr. Freeman is Chairman and CEO of Aries Capital LLC, a full-service real estate lender and mortgage banking firm offering long-term, interim and mezzanine loans. Mr. Freeman is also a principal in Aries Hospitality Investments and Freeman Realty Advisors, two asset brokerage and consulting companies and Aries Real Estate Fund and Urban Development fund, two direct lending affiliates of Aries Capital.

Mr. Freeman has a 25-year career in the finance and real estate ownership industries. He has funded more than $2 billion in commercial and multifamily properties, including $1 billion in hotel assets. Mr. Freeman’s entities have also held equity interests in real estate worth more than $100 million, including apartments, hotels, shopping centers and land developments.

Mr. Freeman, formerly a licensed CPA, serves as an adjunct Real Estate professor at DePaul University in Chicago and serves on The Executive Board of DePaul’s Real Estate Center. Mr. Freeman received his BSBA degree in Accounting from the University of Florida, and his MBA degree from Stanford University.