#10. Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (NYSE:ACRE) — 8.8% YIELD
At #10, Ares Commercial Real Estate is a finance company primarily engaged in originating and investing in commercial real estate loans and related investments. Through Ares Commercial Real Estate Management LLC, an investment adviser and a subsidiary of Ares Management, L.P., it has investment personnnel located across the U.S. and Europe who directly source new loan opportunities for Co. with owners, operators and sponsors of commercial real estate (CRE) properties. Co.'s target investments include senior mortgage loans, subordinated debt, preferred equity, mezzanine loans and other CRE investments, including commercial mortgage-backed securities.