Pinnacle Storage Properties, a Houston-based firm that operates 21 self-storage facilities under various names, has hired Bill Lierman as construction project manager. He’ll be responsible for overseeing all phases of project planning, design, cost estimation and process. He’ll also handle budget stewardship, including cost reporting, cost breakouts, draw requests, cash-flow analysis, change orders and forecasts.
Lierman will drive efficiency through knowledge of construction techniques and management of the construction schedule to ensure the project is completed in compliance with the contract terms, according to a press release. “Bill’s experience and leadership in managing multiple subcontractors and projects at once will be instrumental in supporting our growth,” said John Manes, CEO and partner.
Lierman previously worked as a senior project manager for real estate firm CBRE Group Inc., where he was responsible for dealer retail development. He managed retail-store design and project management for dealer-assigned locations in the Central United States.
Lierman has more than 10 years of experience in acquisition, leasing and construction management, and has served in various real estate functions to the predecessors of AT&T Mobility. With more than 25 years of corporate real estate experience, he has a proven track record in managing multiple projects on a national basis, and leading and motivating vendors in a team environment, the release stated.
Lierman earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and holds a CBRE Foundations Level 1 Project Management certification. He also completed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration 30-hour Construction Industry Outreach Training course.
“I am very excited to join the team at Pinnacle Storage Properties and look forward to expanding my relationships in the construction industry,” Lierman said.
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.