Mr. Mulvihill is a Strategic Advisor in the Ares Real Estate Group. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was Principal, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Black Creek Group, a leading real estate investment management firm that he co-founded in 1993. Additionally, Mr. Mulvihill serves as Chairman of the Board for Black Creek Diversified Property Fund Inc. From the firm’s inception in 1993 until 2006, Mr. Mulvihill was the Chief Financial Officer of Dividend Capital Trust, prior to its listing on the NYSE as DCT Industrial Trust. Additionally, he served as a director for DCT Industrial Trust from its inception until 2009. Mr. Mulvihill co-founded and served as Chairman of the Board for Corporate Properties of the Americas, a joint venture between an affiliate of Black Creek Group and Equity International Properties, which acquires, develops and manages industrial properties throughout Mexico. Mr. Mulvihill has been active in real estate acquisition, development and redevelopment activities for Black Creek Group since 1993, and as of January 2021, with affiliates, has overseen directly or indirectly through affiliated entities, the acquisition, development, redevelopment, financing and sale of real properties. Mr. Mulvihill holds a B.A. from Stanford University in Political Science.