STAG Industrial Promotes New CFO as Geoffrey Jervis Steps Down

William Crooker moves up the ladder as new chief financial officer, executive vice president & treasurer at STAG Industrial.
William Crooker, CFO & EVP, STAG Industrial
William Crooker, CFO & EVP, STAG Industrial

Boston—Real estate investment trust STAG Industrial Inc. just announced the promotion of William Crooker as chief financial officer, executive vice president & treasurer. The move comes right after the departure of Geoffrey Jervis, previous CFO, EVP & treasurer.

“Bill brings both continuity and demonstrated competence to the CFO role. He has long been an instrumental member of the STAG team, and we expect a seamless transition. The elevation of Bill Crooker to CFO is a demonstration of the depth of the STAG team,” said Benjamin Butcher, CEO of the company, in a prepared statement.

William Crooker has been with the Boston-based REIT since its inception and previously served as the company’s CAO & SVP of capital markets. Prior to this, he worked for STAG Industrial’s predecessor, STAG Capital Partners LLC, where he was in charge of accounting, taxes, and financial reporting. His track record also includes eight years with KPMG LLC, having held various positions with a specific focus on publicly traded REITs. Crooker holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bentley University and is a certified public accountant.

Bay State-headquartered STAG Industrial Inc. is a real estate investment trust with a portfolio that covers 38 states and more than 54 million square feet of rentable space. The company focuses on single-tenant industrial properties on a national level.