SmartStop Asset Management Appoints Brian Griewe as Vice President of Development

In his new role, industry veteran Brian Griewe will oversee the company’s expansion of holdings and green building initiatives.

Ladera Ranch, Calif.–SmartStop Asset Management has promoted Brian Griewe to vice president of development. Griewe will be responsible for expanding the company’s acquisitions and commitment to creating environmentally friendly, energy-efficient buildings.

Brian Griewe

Brian Griewe, Vice President of Development, SmartStop Asset Management

“SmartStop has always been committed to developing our holdings in a way that benefits both our company, community and the environment,” Michael Schwartz, chairman & CEO of SmartStop Asset Management, said in prepared remarks. “Brian brings the experience and passion we need to take this commitment to the next level.”

Griewe is an award-winning management professional with more than 18 years of proven, progressive experience in facilities management, project management, construction management and personnel training, development and supervision. He began his career as a construction and remodeling superintendent for Radder General Contracting Corp. and served as a facility services manager for several divisions of Extra Space Management from 1998 until 2011. He joined SmartStop Asset Management in 2011.

“I’m very excited to have the opportunity to expand SmartStop Asset Management throughout both the U.S. and Canada,” Griewe added. “I look forward to building the most technologically advanced green buildings in this industry, which will reduce our costs and shape the industry’s future.”

SmartStop Asset Management currently manages a portfolio that includes approximately 47,200 self-storage units and approximately 5.2 million rentable square feet. The company is the asset manager for 74 self-storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada. SmartStop Asset Management is the sponsor of Strategic Storage Growth Trust (SSGT) and Strategic Storage Trust II (SST II), a public non-traded REIT focusing on stabilized self storage properties.

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