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Ryan Strauser

Principal, Ares Wealth Management Solutions

Masterclass 3: A Yield Strategy for any Portfolio Using Real Estate

Amid the vast uncertainty of the volatile markets, financial professionals may be looking for new ways to stabilize their clients’ portfolios and enhance returns. One asset class that’s been getting more attention amid the low yield environment is private real estate. Learn more about how private real estate can potentially provide additional income with less volatility risk than traditional equity and bond only allocations.


Ryan Strauser serves as Principal at Ares Wealth Management Solutions.Prior to joining Ares in 2021, he was the Senior Vice president, Product Management at Black Creek Group where he was primarily responsible for directing the product management, positioning, and due diligence efforts covering the full suite of available offerings. Mr. Strauser held various positions at Jackson National within the product and investment management departments. In these roles, he was responsible for new product development, investment selection, and product positioning. He has held similar roles over a 20-year career at firms such as OppenheimerFunds, Old Mutual, and Great-West. Strauser holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing from Wartburg College and an MBA from the University of Colorado.