CHICAGO—Aries Capital LLC is pleased to announce that Rushi Shah has joined the team as senior vice president with the firm’s Originations and Business Development team.
“We are pleased to welcome Rushi to our team,” said Neil Freeman, chairman and CEO of Aries Capital. “He is a well-respected and talented individual within the industry. His expertise, professionalism and resources will be a great asset to our organization and our clients.”
Shah has more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry with an in-depth knowledge of credit risk management, capital markets, and commercial and investment banking. Prior to joining Aries Capital, he held several senior positions at Northern Trust in Chicago within the Private Equity Fund, Structured Finance and Hedge Fund groups, contributing to the execution of more than 300 commercial finance transactions. Most recently, Shah was the vice president of the Derivatives Credit Risk and Strategy group where he built a risk measurement framework for exotic interest rate derivatives and foreign exchange instruments, launched the corresponding technology solution and managed models for the bank’s over-the-counter derivatives activity. He also managed the interest rates risk management solutions business for the firm’s institutional and sophisticated wealth clients.
In his new role with Aries Capital, Shah will be responsible for structuring, underwriting, and financing commercial real estate assets for all commercial property types nationwide as well as fostering correspondent relationships with a diverse network of capital sources. He will also lead the firm’s business development efforts to launch an interest rate swaps advisory service for small to mid-sized banks and expand into private equity investing for lower middle market companies.
“I am thrilled and honored to have joined such a reputable organization known for its entrepreneurial environment,” said Shah. “I look forward to leveraging my experience at Northern Trust as I contribute to Aries Capital’s continued success.”