Nicholas J. Malagisi, SIOR
Managing Director, SVN Commercial Real Estate Advisors

Phone: (716) 633-9601

Nicholas J. Malagisi, SIOR, serves as National Director of Self Storage and Senior Advisor for SVN, specializing in the valuation, purchase and disposition of self-storage properties. Since 1993, Malagisi has participated in the sale of properties valued in excess of $1 Billion, including single assets as well as portfolios.

Malagisi began his self storage career with industry leader, Public Storage, where he was responsible for site acquisition and development of new properties in the Northeast and Ontario, Canada. Malagisi continues to work as a consultant in preparing feasibility studies for new developments, testifying in court as an expert witness on condemnation cases, and preparing valuations (Broker Opinion of Value-BOV) of properties for various institutional clients.

Malagisi is a long-standing member of the Self Storage Association (SSA), the national trade organization representing self storage owners, operators, and vendors within the industry, and is a member of the Canadian Self Storage Association and a Director on the NYS Self Storage Association.
Malagisi is a member of the WNY chapter of the NYS Commercial Association of Realtors and a member of the National Association of Realtors where he has earned his SIOR designation, one of only 3,000 members internationally. In addition, he has earned “Partner Circle” status within SVN and CoStar “Power Broker” designation several times during his career.

Malagisi earned his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University, School of Management. His studies were interrupted for two years while he served as a member of the U.S. Army, including a tour of duty in the Republic of South Vietnam. Malagisi resides with his family in the Buffalo, N.Y. area.

Connie Neville, J.D.
Senior Self Storage Advisor New England Representative and Council Co-Chair

Phone: (781) 696-6241

Constance (Connie) Neville, J.D., is a Managing Director and serves as the Self Storage Product Council Co-Chair for SVN. She specializes in the sale of self storage facilities in New England. As a member of the SVN Asset Recovery Team (SVNART) Connie represented regional banks and lenders in the disposition of troubled loans and foreclosed properties. Locally, Connie sells and leases retail and office properties in Lexington, MA. On a national level, Connie has clients who remediate, reposition and re-develop environmentally impacted properties.

In 2000, before affiliating with SVN, Neville founded her own full service brokerage firm, C.M. Neville & Associates. Under her direction the firm sold land, industrial, retail, and office properties in Eastern Massachusetts. These transactions included the acquisition of several properties for Public Storage. Prior to entering commercial real estate Neville practiced law, serving as litigator and negotiator for individuals, business owners and corporations. Coupled with her commercial real estate expertise, Neville’s legal training and experience enable her to effectively negotiate deals in the best interest of all parties.

Since joining the SVN National Self Storage Team, Neville has participated in the sale of self storage properties totaling 3,022,000 square feet and over $179,000,000 in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine and New York. Neville is a member of the National Self Storage Association (SSA). She is a member of, and board member of, the Northeast Self Storage Association (NESSA), the Maine Self Storage Association (MESSA) and the New Hampshire Self Storage Association (NHSSA). In addition to her primary focus on the self storage asset class, Neville brokers transactions involving mixed-use retail and office properties, and industrial buildings. As a resident of Lexington, Massachusetts, Neville is actively involved in community groups including Rotary, the Chamber of Commerce and various town committees. Neville received her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law, her master’s degree from George Washington University and her bachelor’s degree from Skidmore College.

John Fletcher
Senior Advisor Capital Markets

Phone: (716) 698-8401

John Fletcher, serves as Senior Advisor for SVN Commercial Realty, and specializes in the valuation, financing, purchase and disposition of self-storage properties. Since 1995, Fletcher has provided hundreds of loans and financial solutions for property owners throughout New York State and the USA. Fletcher has also participated in the sale of many self storage properties primarily located in the Northeast.

Fletcher began his commercial real estate career in mortgage finance where he was responsible for all aspects of underwriting and closing commercial real estate loans. He has experience with all types of lending programs and lenders including local and national banks, SBA programs, life insurance companies, conduits, as well as private and financial lenders.

Today Fletcher works closely with the SVN self storage team along with investors and property owners to help underwrite and value property and arrange competitive short- and long-term mortgage financing. Fletcher can also help with construction or acquisition deals to structure the various stages of development with interest only or mezzanine loans that could offer alternative long-term fixed rate options upon stabilization.

Fletcher is a member of the Self Storage Association (SSA) and the New York State Self Storage Association (NYSSA). Fletcher is also a member of the New York
State Commercial Association of Realtors Western New York Chapter as well as its 2010 & 2011 past President.

Fletcher resides with his family in the Buffalo, NY area.


Hans W. Hardisty, MBA, CCIM
Senior Advisor Hudson Valley and Metro NYC Representative

Phone: 914.489.7909
Fax: 845.339.9526

Hans W. Hardisty serves as a Managing Director with SVN Hardisty Commercial Realty and specializes in the purchase and sale of self-storage facilities across the tri-state area. Hardisty is a member of the NY Self-Storage Association (NYSSA), the National Self-Storage Association (SSA), a member of the New York State Commercial Association of REALTORS, a CCIM, and holds an MBA. Hardisty also has extensive development and management experience.

Since joining SVN, Hardisty has participated in the disposition of single properties from $900,000 to $27,000,000, development sites, buyer representation, joint ventures, and a large portfolio sale of $42,000,000. In addition, he has served as an industry expert and consultant for large private and publicly traded companies (REITs) seeking to enter and/or grow within the self-storage industry. Moreover, he has teamed with multiple SVN members across the country as an in-house analytical resource.

Prior to joining SVN, Hardisty worked for Herb Redl Properties as the Business Development Officer. This privately-held company purchases, develops, manages, and operates premium self-storage facilities and commercial properties across the Hudson Valley. Herb Redl Properties has holdings of 1,300,000 square feet, where Hardisty made big impacts in the commercial leasing department by closing 65 retail and office space leases in two years, and within the 13-facility self-storage portfolio, where he developed comprehensive feasibility and valuation proformas for expansion, development, and acquisition projects.

Hardisty earned his BA in Economics with Honors from Gettysburg College and an MBA Cum Laude with a focus on Real Estate and Entrepreneurship from The George Washington University. In between his studies, he worked two years as a Program Officer for an Economic Development Corporation in New York, NY and one year for the Empire State Economic Development Corporation. Hardisty grew up in the self-storage and real estate business and has taken on most of the countless tasks and efforts that arise from a landlord, developer, and manager’s perspective.

Hans has served on the Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation Board of Trustees, The Bardavon 1869 Opera House Board of Directors, and currently serves on the Dutchess County Planning Board and the Upstate New York CCIM Board of Directors. Hans and his family reside in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Kristen Asman
Senior Advisor Midwest Representative

Phone: 614.370.9077
Cell: 614.370.9077

Kristen Wilson-Asman is a Licensed Real Estate Agent and a Senior Real Estate Advisor with SVN. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from Miami University of Ohio. After graduation, Ms. Asman worked as an Auditor for Deloitte and Touche in Cincinnati, OH.

Ms. Asman began her real estate career with Matthews Click Bauman in Columbus, OH and later worked at McKinney Properties and Horizons Real Estate in Property Management and Development before joining SVN in 2003. Ms. Asman has worked in Sales and Leasing of all Real Property Types but has focused recently on investment sales with the National Self Storage Team.

Kristen Asman is a member of the SVN National Self Storage Team, the National Self Storage Association, and, the Ohio Self Storage Association.

Ms. Asman lives with her family in the Columbus, Ohio area.

Mary K O’Malley
Associate Advisor West Coast Florida Representative

Phone: 947.387.1200 Direct
Phone: 941.960.6342 Cell

Mary joined SVN Commercial Advisory Group in Sarasota in September 2020. Originally from the Maryland/DC area. Mary brings over 10 years of work experience in the marketing and sales fields while specializing in buying/selling of self storage facilities on the west coast Florida area. Mary previously was a part of a national self storage brokerage team that closed $5 billion plus of self storage transactions over a 10 year period. Mary has attended several national self storage conferences & is a member of the national Self Storage Association and Florida Self Storage Association.

Mary attended Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa. where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration. Most recently, Mary completed the Negotiation Programme through the London School of Economics where she learned important negotiating skills in  order to better serve her clients. Mary seeks to deliver the best real estate experience to her commercial clients and share her industry knowledge by becoming a resource for them as a thought leadership expert on self storage. In that regard, Mary is the Florida West Coast representative for the SVN National Self Storage team, an elite group of commercial real estate advisors within SVN specializing in the self storage sector.

Brian Dano, CCIM
Senior Advisor, New Englan

Phone: 603.377.0309

Brian Dano a Merrimack NH native, is an experienced real estate professional, who started his career in sales at companies such as Kraft Foods (Mondelez), Aspen Tech, Oracle and others. From these roles he leveraged his diversified sales acumen to transfer into the field of real estate via working as an acquisition’s manager for American Tower a global REIT, as well as a commercial real estate sales associate for Costar & LoopNet. He is licensed in New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts & Maine specializing in industrial, retail, development and investment sales. He is one of the very few people in the USA trained in the valuation of cell towers.

Outside of work he can be found on the golf course or in the gym.

Layne McDonald
Advisor, Las Vegas, NV

Phone: 702.210.2207

Layne was born and raised in Las Vegas and has a deep knowledge of the market and companies operating here. Specializing in Industrial assets, he excels in using his skill sets to support his clients’ specific needs. Positioned at SVN The Equity Group, having learned the ins and outs of Industrial Commercial Real Estate, he can provide guidance as to the current market and future growth trends at both a micro and macro level. His knowledge of the market, combined with his consistent evaluations of properties for his clients using economical cost benefit analysis allows him to create a lasting advisory relationship with those same clients. Having went to college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Layne continues to use his learnings as a foundation for continued growth in the Commercial Real Estate Industry.

Prior to his career in Commercial Real Estate, he spent nearly a decade in the hospitality industry working with the biggest industry leaders such as MGM International, Caesars Entertainment, and Wynn Resorts. Bringing with him the 5-star qualities from each company he’s worked with, Layne is able to provide a higher level of dedication, service, and attention to detail for his clients.

Kateleigh Calloway
Advisor, Alabama & FL Panhandle

Phone: 205.937.2299

Kateleigh is a Birmingham, AL native and a graduate of Auburn University, where she earned her BS in marketing and finance. She specializes in self-storage and tenant representation. Kateleigh is a member of the National Self Storage Association and represents the SVN National Self Storage team in the Southeast.

In her free time, Kateleigh enjoys traveling and fishing with her father. Additionally, Kateleigh is an FAA-certified student pilot and drone pilot. She utilizes these achievements in order to own and operate her CRE drone photography and videography business, Calloway Commercial.

Jessie Gilton
Senior Advisor, New Hampshire

Phone: 617-820-8443

Jessie brings over two decades of business development and sales experience to SVN The Masiello Group. She began her career in pharmaceutical and medical device sales, where she developed customer service, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

Transitioning her expertise into real estate, Jessie has focused on various aspects, including the acquisition, development, management, and operation of self-storage facilities, as well as residential property management throughout New England. Her diverse background equips her with a deep understanding of both the seller and buyers perspectives, making her an invaluable guide through the intricate processes of buying, selling, or leasing commercial properties.

Jessie holds a degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and furthered her education with an M.S. from King’s College London. She currently resides in Rye, NH, with her husband, three children, and two loyal dogs. Her experiences as a parent have underscored the importance of active listening, a quality she values in her professional interactions.

Harrison Haynes
Advisor, West Des Moines, IA

Phone: 563-451-5909

Harrison is an Associate Advisor for SVN | CREATE. Graduate from Wartburg College in Waverly, IA with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a 4-year member of the Knights Football team. Harrison Grew up in the Finance world with family all over the industry and found a love for Commercial Real Estate after school with an opportunity at a prestigious global firm, SVN who has a footprint all over the nation made joining the brand an easy choice.

Harrison focuses on Industrial and Office sales and leases with a specialty in Self Storage & Investment Sales. Investment Sales and Acquisitions are a big part of Harrison’s everyday life as he finds enjoyment in building the Wealth and Security for one’s retirement or future. He finds great enjoyment in locating a property that an Owner/User or Investor can be happy about and build their portfolio to transform his client’s lives positively in any way that he can. He is also very passionate about traveling and continues to broaden his knowledge of markets around the U.S. to expand his clientele into different markets in order to enjoy the two things he appreciates the most, his professional career and the trust his clients have in him to identify opportunities whenever and wherever he can.

Harrison appreciates the time and effort it takes to achieve his own goals and the goals of the people he is representing. His love for the industry continues to grow with every new day tapping into different markets, speaking with clients on the phone or in person, and with the development of his client’s independent wealth through investment properties.