IRE Hires Riley as Chief Operating & Financial Officer

IRE Hires Riley as Chief Operating & Financial Officer

IRE Hires Riley as Chief Operating & Financial Officer

PRESS RELEASE: York, PA – November 15, 2018

Locally owned and operated Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the hiring of Chris Riley as Chief Operating & Financial Officer.

Chris sits on the Leadership Team and is involved with strategic planning and company-wide goals for IREGC as well as Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE), Investment Real Estate Management, LLC (IREM), Investment Real Estate Construction, LLC (IREC) and Moove In Self Storage (MISS). His responsibilities include driving growth as well as profitability and operational efficiencies throughout IREGC, and providing a hands-on leadership role in all aspects of financial and operational management.

Chris brings more than 20 years of commercial and residential real estate experience in both the public and private sectors. He has served in various financial and operational leadership roles, acquiring extensive experience in land acquisition, development, construction and property management in the outlet retail and residential industries, which includes apartments, condominiums, single family homes, townhomes and senior living communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic area.

When asked about Chris joining the company, John H. Gilliland, President & CEO, states, “I am really excited to have Chris on board at the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies. He has the perfect mix of operations and financial background to lead us to the next level. His extensive background in various forms of real estate assets will serve us well as we grow the self storage portfolio and expand our brokerage platform.”


Chris is a Maryland native, growing up in Baltimore County. He holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Baltimore.

He currently lives in Carroll County, MD with his wife Liesl and four sons, Christopher, Timothy, Noah and Daniel. Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends and is an avid follower of the many sports in which his sons are involved. He is also enjoys reading and the outdoors in his spare time.

When asked about joining the team, Chris says, “I am very excited and proud to be part of such a dynamic team within the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies, true industry leaders in the self storage business. I look forward to helping the team members along their journey of success, growth and fulfillment.”

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