James (Jim) H. Simmons, III ('96)

Managing Partner, Asland Capital Partners

Jim is a Managing Partner of Asland Capital Partners, a $150 million real estate private equity concern.  Prior to Asland, Jim was employed by Ares Management and was Managing Partner of the $485 million Ares Domestic Emerging Markets Fund.  He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corp. Jim is based in New York. 

Jim earned a BS  in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University, an MS in Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a MM from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.