Robert J. Attea

Chairman of the Board and Director

Chairman of the Board and Director of the Company since 1995 and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from March 1997 to February 29, 2012. Mr. Attea is one of the founders of the Company and has more than 40 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and over 30 years in the self-storage industry. He brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience in the acquisition, disposition and development of commercial real estate. He also is a key contributor in the development and execution of the Company’s business strategy and provides invaluable expertise related to the self-storage industry. This industry experience coupled with his intimate knowledge of the Company enables him to make invaluable contributions to the Board of Directors and the Company’s success.  Mr. Attea is the brother-in-law of Edward F. Killeen, Chief Operating Officer of the Company.