Michael Schall Elected To National Storage Affiliates Trust Board

Posted by Modern Storage Media on May 16, 2024 3:29:43 PM

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) has announced that shareholders elected Michael Schall to its Board, effective May 13, 2024. Schall has been appointed to serve on the Audit and Finance Committees.


"We are pleased to announce that our shareholders showed overwhelming support for Mike’s addition to our board, as his extensive experience in various executive leadership roles and on the boards of publicly traded REITs will enhance our strategic endeavors toward building value for all of NSA’s stakeholders," said Tamara Fischer, Executive Chairperson of the Board of Trustees.


Schall retired from Essex Property Trust, where he held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer from 2010 through the first quarter of 2023. He served as the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Essex from 2005 to 2010, responsible for the strategic planning and management of the Company’s property operations, redevelopment and co-investment programs, and from 1993 to 2005 as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Schall also currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Pebblebrook Hotel Trust, Inc.


Schall received a B.S. from the University of San Francisco and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council and AICPA.


Ferguson Partners, a firm specializing in Board and executive recruitment in the REIT industry, advised NSA’s Board in this recruitment effort.