Frank P. Crivello

Frank P. Crivello

Since 1991, Frank P. Crivello has served as the senior advisor to the Trusts and today is Chairman of Phoenix Investors. Given his extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, Mr. Crivello provides strategic and operational input to the Trusts, Phoenix Investors, and affiliated companies.

Mr. Crivello began his real estate career in 1982 focusing his investments in multifamily, office, industrial and shopping center developments across the United States. In 1994, Mr. Crivello shifted his focus to the support of the Trusts. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Crivello assisted Phoenix Investors in its execution of its then business model of acquiring net lease commercial real estate across the United States. Since 2009, Mr. Crivello has assisted Phoenix Investors in the shift of its core focus to the acquisition of industrial real estate throughout the country.

Mr. Crivello received a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Brown University and the London School of Economics, while completing a double major in Economics and Political Science. Mr. Crivello is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Outside of his business interests, Mr. Crivello invests his time, energy and financial support across a wide net of charitable projects and organizations.

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