Aetos Japan and its affiliates have benefited from continuity of management and support including by Scott Kelley, the CEO and Founder of ACRE, who has led the business since 2001.
Mr. Awong is a Managing Director of Aetos Capital Asia Limited. He oversees all asset management activities and is responsible for evaluating potential investment opportunities and making investment recommendations to ACRE for the ACA funds. Mr. Awong has been involved in the pricing and execution of more than 30 investments in Japan, China and Korea totaling more than $7 billion in asset value. Mr. Awong has resided in Hong Kong and Tokyo since 2003. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Mr. Awong was a member of The Blackstone Group’s real estate funds’ acquisition team, having sourced and executed on a number of property investments. Mr. Awong attended the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics, summa cum laude, from the Wharton School as well as a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He was admitted to Phi Beta Kappa and was also the recipient of the Pinkel Award.