CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aries Conlon Capital is pleased to announce that Morgan Sickles has joined the firm as Senior Vice President for the firm’s Originations and Business Development team. Sickles will specialize in originating high-leverage, non-recourse, bridge and permanent debt with cash out for hotel, self-storage, commercial and multifamily properties nationwide. Sickles is based at the Imperial Center in Durham, North Carolina.
Sickles brings 10 years of experience to the firm, facilitating commercial real estate projects in excess of $1 billion. Prior to joining Aries Conlon, Sickles founded Atlantis Advisors, a nationwide hotel services provider. The firm specialized in debt placement, CMBS portfolio underwriting, and real estate investment/market analyses. Sickles also served as a Business Development Officer for Live Oak Bank, where he generated over $90 million in hotel acquisition, reposition, and refinance loans; as well as positions in asset management and project finance with Extended Stay America, commercial real estate underwriting with PNC, and mortgage banking with Cushman & Wakefield.
Sickles earned both Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served on the boards of the Historic Wilmington Foundation and the Carolina Raptor Center. Through Aries Conlon, Sickles is a Club Blue Founding Member for the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), and a member of both the Self Storage Association (SSA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
About Aries Conlon Capital
Chicago-based Aries Conlon Capital, is a full-service, commercial real estate mortgage and investment banking firm, a division of Conlon & Co. and the result of a merger between Conlon & Co.’s Capital Markets Group and Aries Capital, LLC’s Commercial Mortgage Banking Group. The boutique firm offers preferred access to best-in-class debt placement, equity arrangement, tax credit syndication, real estate brokerage and advisory through a high-touch, disciplined approach that leverages its extensive lending relationships and deep-rooted client and equity sponsors. Collectively the firm has funded more than $8.5 billion in debt, equity, tax credit and mezzanine financing for hotel, multifamily, office, retail, industrial, healthcare, self-storage and special purpose properties throughout the United States, Caribbean and Europe. For more information please visit www.ariesconlon.com.