Leitbox Storage Partners, a self-storage investment and development platform based in Birmingham, Alabama, has hired financial industry veteran Laurie Levassar as capital markets director and senior vice president of national accounts.
Levassar has more than 20 years of financial services industry experience, including sales, national accounts and alternative investments. The company noted that she has demonstrated success in leading, managing, and growing distribution within the broker-dealer and registered investment advisor channels.
Levassar most recently served as director of national accounts for Select Capital Corporation, which served as the dealer manager for offerings sponsored by SmartStop and its affiliates. Prior to Select Capital, she was vice president of strategic accounts with NorthStar Securities, where she was responsible for the West Coast and central region.
“Laurie has a proven track record and came highly recommended,” said Bill Leitner, managing principal of Leitbox Portfolio Partners. “She is a self-starter with known expertise in the self-storage industry. Her experience aligns perfectly with our strategic priorities to grow the Leitbox Storage platform.”
Levassar holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and business administration from Texas A&M University and FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, and 63 licenses.
According to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company launched Leitbox Portfolio Partners Self Storage Fund I LLC, a $25 million Regulation D private placement offering in November 2018.
Leitbox Storage Partners is a real estate investment company that develops and acquires self-storage, often with mixed-use and retail integration, in primary and secondary markets throughout the United States.