Director since October 2018
Mr Daniel C. Staton founded Staton Capital LLC, an investment and venture capital firm, in 2003 and serves as its Chairman and Managing Director. He has held executive and board positions on a wide range of real estate, storage and investment focused organizations, and brings this expertise to Shurgard’s Board.
Mr Staton is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of ARMOUR Residential REIT Inc (NYSE: ARR), a position he has held since November 2009. He was the President, Chief Executive Officer and director of Enterprise Acquisition Corp. from its inception in 2007 until its merger with ARMOUR Residential REIT in November 2009.
Mr Staton also served as Non-Executive Chairman of Javelin Mortgage Investment Corp, a mortgage REIT, from 2012 until its merger with ARMOUR Residential REIT in April 2016.
Mr Staton was Chief Operating Officer and a board member of Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) from 1981 to 1999 and served as Chairman of Storage Realty Trust from 1997 to 1999, when he led its merger with Public Storage. He is a Trustee of Public Storage and joined its board in March 1999 where he is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Staton majored in finance at the University of Missouri and holds a BS degree in Specialized Business from Ohio University and a BS degree in Business (Management) from California Coast University.