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October 24, 2019

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Self-Storage Operator Go Store It Welcomes New President and CIO

Go Store It, which operates 28 self-storage facilities in seven states, has named Ben Carr as its new president and chief investment officer (CIO). In this position, he’ll be responsible for overseeing the venture’s national investment and development activities as well as executing operating strategies for new and existing facilities.

Carr has more than 20 years of experience in the self-storage industry. Most recently, he was president of MCSS Development & Investment LLC, a joint venture between Rivergate Cos. and SJM Partners Inc. He previously launched and operated a self-storage investment fund and provided consulting services for private-equity groups interested in the storage industry. He also served as CIO for the California office of LifeStorage LP. For eight years, Carr was employed at CubeSmart, a self-storage real estate investment trust, as vice president of investments and controller. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and a master’s from Villanova University.

“We are thrilled to add someone of Ben Carr’s caliber at Go Store It as we look to continue to grow our platform,” said company founder Ryan Hanks. “Ben brings a tremendous amount of industry experience and will undoubtedly add tremendous value to the Go Store It platform.”

Based in Charlotte, N.C., Go Store It is a national investment sponsor that specializes in the acquisition, development and management of self-storage assets throughout the county. It owns more than 2 million square feet of storage and is an affiliate of Madison Capital Group LLC, a private investment and advisory firm based in Charlotte, N.C., and Charleston, S.C.

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