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The William Warren Group Announces Norman Shore as Vice President of Operations


Real estate development, acquisition and property management company enhances leadership team


SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 9, 2023) – The William Warren Group (WWG), announces the appointment of Norman Shore to the role of Vice President of Operations, reporting to Gary Sugarman, Chief Operating Officer. Shore brings more than 20 years of self-storage experience to WWG.

“We are fortunate to have Norman at the operations helm, bringing his invaluable self-storage experience to our team.” said Gary Sugarman, Chief Operating Officer. “In his new role, Shore joins the executive leadership team and will spearhead further integrating store operations with all corporate departments across the organization, refining our sales process to our stores via AI-driven technology, and expanding our digital monitoring and security platform.”

Prior to joining WWG, Norman spent two years as Vice President of Asset Management at Alpha Storage Properties, where he was responsible for the oversight of their operating platform and performance of all assets. Previously, he served as the Sr. Managing Director at Kayne Anderson, leading the self-storage team. Shore also held several management roles with Centershift Software, a key software provider to the self-storage industry, OB Companies, and Regional Manager roles with U-Store-It and Public Storage. Norman is a graduate of Temple University with a Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Education.

About The William Warren Group & StorQuest® Self Storage.

The William Warren Group (WWG) is a privately held, institutional real estate investment, development, acquisition and property management firm based in Santa Monica, CA. Since its inception in 1994, its focus has been on investments in major metropolitan markets across the United States that offer significant cash flow, long-term capital appreciation opportunities, and revenue growth through its Private Operator Advantage third party management program. To learn more, visit

StorQuest Self Storage, StorQuest Express Self Service Storage and StorQuest Economy Self Storage are registered trademarks, and an owned and operated asset of WWG’s national portfolio of self storage facilities. The StorQuest family of brands deliver best-in-class support, amenities and simple, easy-to-use technology - built on a foundation that is focused on a guest-centric service approach. To learn more visit:

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