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Self-Storage REIT Public Storage Announces Management Changes
The company has a portfolio of approximately 162 million net rentable square feet

May 27, 2019: Public Storage Inc., has promoted Nathaniel Vitan to senior vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary, effective April 20. Vitan joined the company in June 2016 as vice president and chief legal counsel for litigation and operations.  Prior to joining Public Storage, he was Assistant General Counsel for Altria Client Services, Inc. and served as a Trial Practice and Appellate Litigation Attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP.

Vitan succeeds Lily Y. Hughes, who resigned to pursue a chief legal officer position at another company that’s geographically closer to her family. Hughes joined Public Storage in 2015. She’ll depart the company on May 31 following the completion of the transition. reports: 
Lily has been an outstanding partner, and we are grateful for her integrity and leadership and the many contributions she brought to Public Storage. The Public Storage team is keenly focused on succession planning across the company, and we are excited to welcome Nathan to his new role. His multi-faceted experience, proven abilities and impeccable character make him well-suited for the position. The company and its shareholders will benefit from his continued leadership going forward.” Said by Joe Russell, CEO and president.

Public Storage Based in Glendale, California., has interests in 2,429 self-storage facilities in 38 states.  It is Operating under the Shurgard brand name, the company also has 232 facilities in seven European countries, with approximately 13 million net rentable square feet.