Premier Storage Investors Management Team
JAMES G. (PETE) WILLIAMS - Principal
Mr. Williams was the founder and sole Principal of Premier Storage Solutions formed in 1997. Premier, in partnerships has developed 17 self-storage facilities and been involved in various other real estate investments such as convenience stores, strip-retail, resort residential and land development.
From 1989 until 1997 Mr. Williams served as VP & SVP/Director of Acquisitions for Storage USA, Inc. (SUS) a real estate investment trust with headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. During his career at SUS he was directly responsible for acquiring/developing approximately $900 Million of self-storage facilities in over 30 states and helped the company grow from a $80.0M private company to $1.5 billion real estate investment trust. To date, Mr. Williams has been primarily responsible for the acquisition, development and disposition of well over $1 Billion of self-storage facilities and other real estate investments. Prior to his tenure at SUS, Mr. Williams, an accounting graduate of Union University in Jackson, TN, spent over two years at Coopers & Lybrand.
Douglas Michael McCarron - Principal
Mr. McCarron has over nine years of self-storage property and capital markets experience. Mr. McCarron started his career in self storage in 2005 at CB Richard Ellis to build out the company's self storage platform on the west coast. In 2007, Mr. McCarron was a founding partner of Storage Investment Advisors (SIA), an investment firm that specialized in self storage transactions exclusively. In 2008, SIA integrated with HFF, Mr. McCarron was a Managing Director at HFF for roughly five years.
Throughout his career, Mr. McCarron has been involved in some of the largest self storage transactions across the United States. Mr. McCarron has been involved in over $2.5 Billion in total self storage transaction volume.
Mr. McCarron received his BBA & MBA from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.