September 4, 2023

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Self-Storage Firm IREGC Announces Promotions, New Hires for August 2023

Update 9/4/23 – IREGC hired Thomas Kilko Jr. as development and construction manager. He’ll be responsible for the development process of projects from conception through entitlement. He’ll also ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in compliance with all quality and safety standards, according to a press release.

Prior to joining IREGC, Kilko was a project manager and site supervisor for a commercial construction company. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University and is a licensed professional engineer.

“Tom brings a wealth of knowledge in the fields of engineering and construction,” said Brian Davis, vice president of development and construction. “His professional experiences working on projects from preconstruction through project competition will allow him to hit the ground running.”

8/28/23 – IREGC has also promoted Tiffany O’Neill to acquisitions associate, responsible for sourcing and overseeing transactions between Investment Real Estate (IRE) and self-storage property sellers. Her duties include coordinating the logistics and deliverables around transaction closings, assisting in the negotiation of terms and conditions, and executing contracts and agreements, according to a press release.

O’Neill most recently served as transactions coordinator. She assumed that position in 2021 after joining IREGC in 2019 as an executive assistant.

“Promoting Tiffany is not just recognizing her dedication, but also an affirmation on the incredible impact she has on our team,” said Justin Quinto, vice president of acquisitions and asset management. “Her unwavering commitment to excellence, innovative thinking and collaborative spirit have consistently elevated our department.”

“I’m looking forward to using my skills and experience to help IRE, its investors and customers grow,” O’Neill said. “Every day brings a new set of challenges, but that’s what I love about my position and the opportunities it presents.”

8/25/23 – IREGC has hired Garrett Markey as a senior financial analyst. He’ll be responsible for financial planning and budgeting processes. He’ll also analyze financial statements for risk opportunities and prepare projections for company leadership and investors, according to a press release.

Markey previously worked as an analyst for a development company, where he prepared financial models and presentations and interpreted data for risks and trends. He has a bachelor’s degree in international business and management from Dickinson College, the release stated.

“We’re excited to have Garrett join our team,” said Erik Peckmann, manager of financial planning and analysis. “He’s a young professional with a tremendous skill set, diverse background, and willingness to learn and understand the fast-paced self-storage industry.”

8/22/23 – The Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC), which specializes in self-storage construction and management and operates the Moove In Self Storage brand, has promoted Molly Welby to marketing brand manager. She’ll be responsible for developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans designed to drive business growth and increase brand awareness, according to a press release.

Welby joined IREGC as marketing coordinator in May 2022. She’s a December 2021 graduate of the University of Maryland, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. In her new role, she’ll report to Shaun Lewy, vice president of operations.

“Molly’s sharp eye for detail, writing abilities and excitement to enhance our brand make her an exceptional team member,” Lewy said. “I can’t wait to see what the future holds for Molly as she continues to grow professionally.”

“I’m looking forward to continuing to find new and innovative ways to share the story of IREGC,” Welby said. “From working on the website to finding new ways to drive brand recognition, every day is fun, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”

Founded in 1998, IREGC develops, builds, acquires and operates more than 70 self-storage facilities across New England and the mid-Atlantic.

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