Open Industrial is an investment company focused on acquiring industrial outdoor storage (“IOS”) properties, a niche subset of industrial properties, which play a mission-critical role in servicing the larger industrial sector.
Industrial Outdoor Storage
Investing in Essential Real Estate
We support the mission critical properties servicing large regional economies
IOS demand is driven by the need for industrial services include e-commerce and last-mile logistics, strong demand for warehouse space, and the reshoring of manufacturing operations.
Combining years of experience, a proprietary technology platform, and systematic zoning & environmental risk analysis, Open Industrial has streamlined its approach to off-market deal flow and due diligence.
Open Industrial seeks to build a portfolio of high-quality IOS properties throughout the nation by identifying specific site criteria through a technology-driven approach, and teaming with mission critical businesses that support large regional economies.
Michael RabinChief Executive Officer
Michael jointly leads Open Industrial with 18+ years of experience in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing, and asset/property management. He has worked on over $1.5 billion of direct property acquisitions/dispositions, REO/note acquisitions and JV equity transactions.
Blake PotolicchioCo-Chief Investment Officer
More than a dozen years of experience in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, asset management, and leasing. Prior to Open Industrial Blake spent 13 years spearheading a local private equity real estate fund’s strategic direction focused on acquisitions, entitlement, leasing and asset management.
Jared OkunCo-Chief Investment Officer
Jared Okun brings over 17 years of experience in real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, asset management, and leasing. Jared’s career has centered on acquisitions and raising non-institutional capital for commercial real estate transactions, in addition to brokering third party deals.
Guggan DattaChief Operating Officer
Seasoned technology executive and entrepreneur with 20+ years of operational experience growing businesses. Prior to investing in real estate, Guggan founded and sold a legal technology business. After assembling a portfolio of retail assets, he then built a software platform to aggregate forward-looking investment and development data across the nation's largest MSA's.
Peter ShkreliChief Development Officer
Over twenty years of construction project management experience in $500M+ of large-scale mixed-use, office and residential assets. As Director of Construction for a DC based real estate fund, Peter managed entitlement, development and construction of ground up and existing, income producing properties.
Michael H. HuttonDirector, Asset Management
Commercial real estate professional with a multidisciplinary background, concentrating on industrial and retail asset classes. With over a decade of experience, Michael held asset management, capital markets, and development positions with family office, private equity, consulting, and publicly traded organizations.
Multi-faceted real estate professional with a career-long record of financial management and investment sourcing success for leading organizations. Over the last 15 years Stephen has held both front-of-house and back-of house positions in private equity, family shops, and brokerage; leveraging his experience in accounting, finance, and sales to better teams.
Alina CabrejasSenior Property Accountant
Alina handles Property Accounting for Open Industrial, bringing nearly a decade of experience in real estate accounting. Prior to Open Industrial, she worked as a Controller and Property Accountant with several well-established real estate developers and management firms in the DC Metro. Alina holds a Masters in Accounting from Syracuse University.
Matt PotolicchioSenior Associate
Matt focuses on Acquisitions and Asset Management for Open Industrial. His primary responsibilities include underwriting, leading due diligence, and coordinating financing efforts. Prior to Open Industrial, Matt worked as an Acquisitions Analyst, supporting $750M+ of property acquisitions for a prominent owner/developer.
Alex focuses on sourcing off-market opportunities for Open Industrial. Prior, he was an Acquisition Manager at Ryan Stuart Development and VP at Congressional Commercial working on retail investment sales and leasing. Alex holds a B.S. in Business Management from Champlain College.
Elmo joined the Open Industrial team to expand its efforts in acquiring off-market properties throughout its target markets. Prior to this role, he began his real estate career in acquisitions for a group of investors in Raleigh, NC. Elmo is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he studied Computer Engineering.
Sam joined Open Industrial's acquisitions team to expand the portfolio through outbound acquisitions. Prior to this role, he began his real estate career on an industrial team at a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm. Sam is a graduate of the Florida State University where he studied Finance.