Mr. Norris is a Managing Director in the Black Creek Group, which distributes real estate investment solutions through Black Creek Capital Markets, LLC. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was a Managing Director, National Sales Manager at Black Creek Capital Markets, where he was responsible for hiring, training and leading a distribution team of regional consultants, overseeing their activity in the western region. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Deutsche Asset Management, where he led the capital raising efforts for the Independent Broker-Dealer and RIA channels. Mr. Norris holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Southern Illinois University.