Pinnacle Storage Properties, a Houston-based firm that operates 21 self-storage facilities under various names, has hired Bruno Marquez as financial and operational analyst. He’ll oversee the financial well-being of the 25 properties currently owned by the company and underwrite any new acquisitions. He’ll oversee the building and maintenance of controller-focused cash management, bank reporting and limited-partnership investor-management models. He’ll also track the performance of the company’s assets and drive financial proficiency, according to a press release.
Marquez has experience in financial modeling and data analysis from working with international organizations. While with Fluor Brasil Ltda., he oversaw project-document and data management as well as technical translation in Portuguese, English and Spanish. “I am excited to join the Pinnacle team and look forward to building upon their effective strategies and business momentum,” he said.
“Bruno’s knowledge and attention to detail will be beneficial to Pinnacle as we continue to grow,” said John Manes, CEO and partner. “We are thrilled to have him join our team.”
Marquez holds a bachelor’s degree in finance, with minors in applied computing and global engagement, from the University of Washington-Tacoma, where he published a thesis on financial technology.
Pinnacle is a privately held real estate owner/operator focused on the acquisition, development and management of self-storage assets. Its investment strategy is to purchase under-leveraged properties in suburban and secondary markets. Its portfolio comprises about 1.2 million rentable square feet.