Douglas G. Kotelly

Douglas Kotelly is Chief Investment Officer of Prime Group Holdings, a private equity company that is among the largest owners of self storage real estate in the world. Having joined Prime Group in 2014, Mr. Kotelly is responsible for several interdependent platforms and initiatives within the firm, including investment originations, business development, fundraising and portfolio construction. Mr. Kotelly has participated in the dramatic growth of the company’s asset base, including the successful fund-raise of several private equity real estate funds, all of which have exceeded their targeted total commitments.

Mr. Kotelly has over 35 years of experience in virtually all U.S. property and capital markets, having worked for a diverse set of investors ranging from boutiques to major institutions such as UBS, Sun Life Financial and Bank of America. Prior to joining Prime Group, he originated direct real estate investments and joint ventures totaling well over $2 billion in capitalization. From 2004 to 2014, Mr. Kotelly ran the real estate platform for Boston-based Overland Capital, where he originated and managed equity investments in U.S. real estate on behalf of European and Asian institutional clients.

Mr. Kotelly earned an MBA, magna cum laude, from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College. He has a BS, summa cum laude, from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, where he double-majored in Finance and Human Resources Management. At BC, Mr. Kotelly ran Varsity Track & Field; he also earned membership in Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit universities. Mr. Kotelly has a Real Estate Development Certificate from The Urban Land Institute.