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Charlotte, NC-based Frank DeSalvo and David Perlleshi have joined Franklin Street senior directors for the self-storage sector.

Franklin Street Brings In Charlotte-Based Duo to Establish National Self-Storage Practice

Franklin Street has welcomed Frank DeSalvo and David Perlleshi, based in Charlotte, NC, as senior directors charged with building a national practice focused on representing self-storage owners and investors.

DeSalvo and Perlleshi each bring over 10 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and are versed in guiding clients through, acquisitions, dispositions, development, site selection and asset valuation.

The pair began working together in 2017 at New York-based Houston Street Capital, where they specialized in self-storage acquisitions and development throughout the Southeast. Most recently, they worked with Sands Investment Group, advising self-storage investors nationally. They earned Sands’ highest tier award for top producers in 2022.

The addition of a self-storage practice is part of Franklin Street’s national expansion strategy. DeSalvo and Perlleshi will collaborate with Franklin Street’s insurance, capital advisory, leasing and management professionals to provide the full scope of real estate solutions for clients in the self-storage industry.


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Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group. When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.

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