James Barry

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James Barry, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Mr. Barry is our Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, positions he has held since June 2019.  Mr. Barry served as our Senior Vice President – Finance from August 2018 to June 2019.  Prior to being our Senior Vice President – Finance, Mr. Barry served in various positions for SAM, including Senior Vice President – Finance from August 2018 to July 2019 and Director of Finance from October 2015 to August 2018.  From 2012 to 2015, Mr. Barry held the title of Financial Analyst, and was highly involved in the negotiations, calculations, and communications for the merger of SmartStop Self Storage with Extra Space on October 1, 2015.  From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Barry served as a Corporate Accountant and Budget Analyst at Thompson National Properties, LLC, a sponsor of commercial real estate offerings.  From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Barry worked in various accounting functions at Grubb & Ellis Co.  Mr. Barry holds a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from California State University, Fullerton, and a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Chapman University, where he graduated with honors.