Meet Brian Foran

Brian Foran

Brian joined the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC) in April 2019. 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 of operations efficiency in Salt Lake City, UT and a district manager in Southern California for Extra Space Storage over the last eleven years. As a senior manager, 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.

Brian was raised in Falls Church, VA. He currently lives in Manchester, PA with his Golden Retriever, Macallan! He enjoys hiking, reading and following the Baltimore Orioles in his free time.

He is a member of the national Self Storage Association (SSA), Pennsylvania Self Storage Association (PASSA), Maryland Self Storage Association (MDSSA), New Jersey Self Storage Association (NJSSA), New York Self Storage Association (NYSSA) and the Northeast Self Storage Association (NeSSA).