March 22, 2024

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Update 3/22/24 – In addition to its earlier staff announcement, IREGC has hired another team member and promoted an existing one. Heather Perez has joined the company as a financial analyst, while Brandy Meyer was elevated to director of finance, according to press releases.

Perez will be responsible for analyzing financial performance to advise the company’s strategy, underwrite commercial real estate funding, review market conditions and identify relevant risks. She has more than 15 years of experience in consumer and commercial banking. Most recently, she was a credit analyst for Fulton bank.

“Heather’s skills and knowledge are going to be a tremendous asset to our team,” said IREGC Chief Financial Officer Jack Fritsche. “I am excited to her see growth within IREGC as she assists us in reaching our financial goals.”

Meyer joined IREGC as a controller last year. In her new position, she’ll create and manage banking relationships, secure debt financing for acquisitions, and collaborate with multiple departments to ensure the financial strategies align with the company’s current and future goals, the release stated.

“As the director of finance, Brandy will be instrumental in spearheading IREGC’s financial initiatives critical to supporting the company’s goals,” Fritsche said. “Her expertise and leadership as our controller have already left a significant mark on our operations, and we’re looking forward to working with her as we continue to expand.”

3/7/24 – 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 hired Tim Bolla as chief investment officer. He’ll be responsible for building new business relationships and nurturing existing ones with investors, financial institutions and other key stakeholders to ensure portfolio growth, according to a press release.

Bolla has more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience. He was previously the managing director at BGO (BentallGreenOak), a Miami-based real estate investment firm, and co-portfolio manager of its $10 billion commingled U.S. real estate fund. He shared responsibility for all aspects of fund management and strategy. Bolla has also held leadership roles with firms Avanade and YarrowBay.

Bolla earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. He’s also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

“As the company continues to expand its footprint, we’re very excited to have Tim lead the acquisitions and asset-management team,” said Chris Riley, IREGC President and Chief Operating Officer. “His deep knowledge and experience, combined with his strategic efforts, will no doubt guide IREGC in its investment initiatives.”

“The opportunity to join a highly respected and well-known company like IREGC is very exciting,” Bolla said. “I’m looking forward to using my experience to further enhance the company’s investment strategies and movement forward in the self-storage industry.”

Founded in 1998, IREGC develops, builds, acquires and operates more than 80 facilities across New England and the mid-Atlantic.

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