Ken Morrison is the new president of Strategic Storage Property Management, LLC. He stepped into this role November 28, 2011. He will work out of the corporate headquarters in Ladera Ranch, California.
“Ken’s proven track record of increasing revenue and controlling expenses through hiring, training and retaining strong, cohesive teams will help solidify our goal of delivering the industry’s best customer service,” said H. Michael Schwartz, SSTI’s chairman and CEO. “We are excited to have Ken join the SSTI team.”
Ken is well qualified for this position and has a long history in the self storage industry. He worked for Public Storage for 14 years where he worked his way up from the position of a district manager to the senior vice president of northeast operations. As senior vice president he oversaw 300 facilities that were located in 11 states. He had 37 district mangers underneath him. He also strategically rebuilt Public Storage’s northeast division.
Morrison has also held other positions with Public Storage. These positions include senior vice president/division manager of northwest operations, senior regional vice president of northwest operations, and senior regional vice president. This has given him experience at many management levels within the self storage business.
“SSTI is a fast growing and progressive organization that mirrors my own vision and values,” said Morrison. “I am extremely honored to play an important role in the company’s development and expansion efforts. What sets SSTI apart is the executive team — a solid group of real estate veterans who are open to innovative ideas.”
Strategic Storage Property Management, LLC, is the property manager for Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. (SSTI). They focus on the acquisition, operation, and development of self storage facilities. Their facilities provide storage space for personal items and also for cars,, recreation vehicles and boats.
The SSTI management team has highly experienced people in the self storage industry. They have extensive experience in the acquisition and property management of self storage businesses. Their facilities are branded as SsmartStop ™ Self Storage. They have over 52,000 self-storage units and 6.5 million rentable square feet of storage space. They have 79 properties across the United States and Canada.
“Strategic Storage Property Management, LLC Hires New President to Oversee All Self-Storage Facilities for Strategic Storage Trust, Inc. in US and Canada.” MSNBC.com; 28 November 2011.