Metro Storage LLC, which operates more than 130 self-storage properties in 14 states, has promoted Kevin Friedman to the newly created position of director of acquisitions. Friedman will focus on acquisition and development opportunities in Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. His duties will include site identification, underwriting, and contract negotiations with property owners and brokers, according to a press release.
Friedman has been with Metro since July 2014, previously serving as a financial and senior financial analyst. "Kevin has demonstrated strong growth in his role within the acquisition and finance department since joining Metro and is a valuable member of our team,” said Blair Nagel, CEO. “Kevin provides meaningful and strategic insights to the group in evaluating acquisition and development opportunities, and this is a natural progression in his career with Metro Storage."
Friedman holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance, with a concentration in real estate and construction management, from the University of Denver. He’s also a Certified Commercial Investment Member.
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., Metro Storage operates the Metro Self Storage brand. The privately owned, fully integrated real estate company specializes in the acquisition, development and management of self-storage facilities in Brazil, Central America and the United States. Its facilities comprise about 8.7 million square feet of storage space.
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