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 President of Urban Development Fund, LLC, a New Markets Tax Credit CDE.
Throughout his 30-year career in the finance and real estate ownership industries, he has funded more than $5.5 billion in commercial, hotels and resorts, and multifamily properties. Mr. Freeman’s entities have also held equity interests in real estate worth more than $250 million, including apartments, hotels, shopping centers and land developments. Neil, formerly a licensed CPA, received his BSBA degree in Accounting from the University of Florida, and his MBA degree from Stanford University. Highly active within his field, he is a member of and/or holds leadership positions in various local and national real estate organizations including MBA, ULI, ICSC, AAHOA and REIA.