Investment Real Estate, LLC Promotes Christopher Riley to President & COO

Investment Real Estate, LLC Promotes Christopher Riley to President & COO

York, PA- January 10, 2023 – Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the promotion of Christopher Riley to President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC), effective October 17, 2022.

Chris joined the IREGC as CFO & COO in 2018. Since then, Chris has overseen the more than doubling of the entire IREGC operations. He has played an integral role in building top-performing teams in all areas of IREGC’s operations and support services. Chris also simultaneously arranged financing for all acquisitions and worked closely with all investors to complete 50 asset purchases since his start.

As President & COO, Chris will continue to drive the growth and profitability of IREGC. He will work closely with the CEO and Board of Advisors to pursue the goals of IREGC and ensure compliance with IREGC’s stated mission. Chris will also continue to work to create relationships with the community and industry leaders to nurture future business investments.

“Chris has brought an unparalleled work ethic and energy to our organization,” stated John Gilliland, CEO. “His tireless pursuit of our vision and goals has fueled our phenomenal growth over these last four years. There is no doubt that he has earned this promotion, especially as we continue to scale our operations. Well done, Chris!”

Chris brings more than 25 years of commercial and residential real estate experience in both the public and private sectors. He has served in various senior operational and financial leadership roles, acquiring extensive experience in land acquisition, development, construction, and property management, throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.


Since our inception in 1998, Investment Real Estate, LLC has specialized solely in the self storage industry, including construction, management and development. We travel thousands of miles each year, meeting and getting to know clients in the markets we serve and networking at various industry associations and functions, while developing our reputation as the go-to source for information in the self-storage industry. Our company remains locally owned and operated and is guided by the core values of doing the right thing; being enthusiastic, engaged, and competitive; working hard; working smart; having fun; and being compassionate and authentic. For more information, please visit
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York, PA 17404
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