September 30, 2013
Storage Investment Management, Inc. (SIMI) held their annual Manager’s Conference and Awards Recognition Dinner on September 19, 2013. The event was conducted at the Trumbull Marriott Merritt Parkway in Trumbull, CT – a central location for the more than 30 SIMI properties located throughout New England.
The conference portion focused on 4 educational round table presentations covering an assortment of topics that are key to managing a successful self storage property. Topics included: self storage marketing, introduction to new SIMI procedures and policies, sharing of best practices, and more.
Following the conference everyone attended the Awards Recognition Dinner. Each year SIMI recognizes their “Top Performing Managers” by presenting a variety of awards. Awards range from Highest Volume of Merchandise Sales to Best Budget Income Variance to Most Improved Facility. All awards are based on criteria that are the critical elements to successful self storage operations. SIMI’s “Best of the Best” for 2013 are :
MANAGER OF THE YEAR = Michele Johnson-Sealy, Manager of Planet Self Storage in Hyde Park, MA
#1 RANKED – POWER RATING = Ron Tortora, Manager of Storage America in Garden City Park, NY
2013 SIMI Sales Managers & Executive Team
Once again we were fortunate to recognize eight co-workers for their extended length of service ranging from five to twenty years.