IRE Hires Foran as Director of Operations

Brian Foran, Director of Operations

IRE Hires Foran as Director of Operations

PRESS RELEASE: York, PA – June 13, 2019

Locally owned and operated Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the hiring of Brian Foran as Director of Operations.

Brian holds a leadership position for the company, where he is involved directly with organization wide goals and strategic planning. He is responsible for operations and management of the self storage portfolio’s current 26 locations, which are management by Investment Real Estate Management, LLC (IREM).

Brian leads efforts such as ushering new acquisitions into the portfolio, revenue management and growth, and identifying and implementing new processes and tools for his team and the portfolio. His main responsibilities are to develop and lead policies and systems, set portfolio goals, maintain a responsive organizational structure and oversee the property management team, which is comprised of area managers, property managers and relief managers.

Prior to joining the IREGC, Brian was most recently a Senior Manager Operations Efficiency in Salt Lake City, Utah and a District Manager in Southern California for Extra Space Storage over the last eleven years. In a leadership position, he was responsible for identifying and implementing process improvements, redesigning the process for repairs and maintenance at his stores, improving training processes and content, as well as other special projects. As a District Manager, he led a team of property managers at 17 stores with over 1.3 million rentable square feet of self storage. He also held several positions in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Delaware while at Extra Space Storage.

When asked about Brian joining the company, Chris Riley, Chief Operations & Financial Officer, states, “I am really excited to have Brian on board at the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies. His extensive background in self storage operations will lead us to the next level of best-in-class customer service and operating results. Additionally, Brian’s successful history in developing strong teams will also serve us well as we grow the self storage portfolio.”


Brian was raised in Falls Church, VA. He currently lives in Manchester, PA with his Australian Shepherd, Guinness. He enjoys hiking, reading and following the Baltimore Orioles in his free time.

He holds an Associates of Arts Degree with a foundation in Business 2012 from the University of Phoenix Online. Brian is also pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a concentration in management, and has an anticipated graduation in June 2019.

When asked about joining the team, Brian says, “Working with the fantastic leaders at IRE is an exciting opportunity. Bringing my operations expertise into the fold has already proven successful. We are experiencing growth across the company and I am thrilled to be part of it.”

For more information, contact Jess Dubbs, Director of Marketing.