Partner, Debt Investments
Mr. Wildauer joined Arden in 2015 to lead the firm’s debt investment activities. He has 28 years of commercial real estate investment and finance experience. Most recently, Mr. Wildauer was a Partner and Head of U.S. Debt Funds for Apollo Real Estate Advisors/AREA Property Partners/Ares Management from 2003 to 2015, managing the lending activities of three high yield debt funds, two co-investment vehicles, and a real estate securities hedge fund. Prior to joining Apollo, he worked for 14 years in real estate capital markets and investment banking at Merrill Lynch, Schroder & Co. and NatWest Bank. Mr. Wildauer earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics with Honors from Bucknell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. He is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School and a member of the Urban Land Institute.