MCSS Welcomes New President

Ben Carr has more than two decades of industry experience. In his new role, Barr will oversee the firm’s investment and development activities across the U.S.
Ben Carr, President, MCSS. Image courtesy of MCSS

Miami City Self Storage Development & Investment has appointed Ben Carr as its new president. In his new position, Carr will be responsible for leading the MCSS team, overseeing the venture’s national investment and development activities, raising capital for the acquisition of new self storage facilities and executing existing and new facility operating strategies.

“We are thrilled to add someone of Ben Carr’s caliber to guide MCSS in our continued growth and expansion,” MCSS Founder Jay Massirman said in prepared remarks. “Ben’s impressive industry experience, knowledge and contacts will undoubtedly add tremendous value to MCSS and accelerate the strategic vision of the venture’s partners.”

Carr brings more than 20 years of experience to his new role. Before joining MCSS, Carr launched and operated a self storage investment fund and provided consulting services for private equity groups interested in the storage business. He also served as chief investment officer at LifeStorage’s California-based office. Besides these, Carr spent eight years at CubeSmart, where he served as vice president of investments and controller.

Carr holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Villanova University.