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James Barry Named Senior Vice President of Finance for SmartStop Asset Management and Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc.

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James Barry Named Senior Vice President of Finance for SmartStop Asset Management and Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc.

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LADERA RANCH, Calif., Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop), announced today that the company has promoted James Barry to senior vice president of finance. Barry will also serve in the same capacity for Strategic Storage Trust II, a public non-traded REIT sponsored by SmartStop that focuses on income-producing self storage facilities.

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Barry is responsible for management of budgets, forecasts and various financial analyses for SmartStop.

"I am pleased to announce the promotion of James, who is a seasoned professional and a valuable member of our management team," said H. Michael Schwartz, founder, chairman and CEO of SmartStop. "We are excited to have him in this new role with SmartStop, which has grown its portfolio of real estate assets under management to $1.5 billion, including 118 self storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada, as well as five student housing communities and three senior housing communities."

Strategic Storage Trust II's portfolio consists of 83 operating self storage facilities consisting of approximately 51,300 self storage units and more than 6.0 million net rentable square feet.

Prior to his appointment, Barry served in various financial capacities for SmartStop, including vice president of financial planning and analysis, director of finance and financial analyst. Previously, he served in analyst and accounting functions with Thompson National Properties and Grubb & Ellis Company.

Barry earned a bachelor's degree in finance from California State University, Fullerton and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from Chapman University, where he graduated with honors.

About Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc. (SST II)
SST II is a public non-traded REIT that focuses on stabilized self storage properties. The SST II portfolio currently consists of 83 operating self storage facilities located in 14 states and Ontario, Canada, comprising approximately 51,300 self storage units and approximately 6.0 million net rentable square feet of storage space.

About SmartStop Asset Management, LLC (SmartStop)
SmartStop is a diversified real estate company focused on self storage, student housing and senior housing assets. The company has approximately $1.5 billion of real estate assets under management, including 118 self storage facilities located throughout the United States and Toronto, Canada, comprised of approximately 75,000 units and 8.6 million rentable square feet. SmartStop's real estate portfolio also includes five student housing communities with approximately 2,800 beds and 1.1 million square feet of space, as well as three senior housing communities with approximately 350 beds and 250,000 rentable square feet of space. SmartStop is the sponsor of four public non-traded REITs: Strategic Storage Trust IV, Inc., Strategic Storage Trust II, Inc., and Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc., all focused on self storage assets, and Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc., focused on student and senior housing assets. SmartStop is also a national sponsor of Section 1031 exchange offerings using the Delaware statutory trust structure. Additional information regarding SmartStop is available at www.SAM.com and more information regarding SmartStop® Self Storage in the United States and Canada is available at www.smartstopselfstorage.com.

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