Commercial Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Leasing & Management

Frank DeSalvo

Senior Director

Self Storage

Investment Sales

Professional Experience

Frank DeSalvo is a leader of Franklin Street’s National Self-Storage Investment Sales Platform, which provides comprehensive real estate solutions for owners and investors of self-storage assets located throughout the country.

With extensive experience in the self-storage field, he is well-versed in guiding clients through every stage of the investment cycle, including acquisitions, dispositions, development, site selection and asset valuation. Additionally, Mr. DeSalvo and his team collaborate with Franklin Street’s insurance, capital advisory, leasing and management professionals to provide the full scope of real estate services for clients in the self-storage industry.

Mr. DeSalvo joined Franklin Street in 2022 with partner David Perlleshi. The pair began working together in 2017 at New York-based Houston Street Capital, where they specialized in self-storage acquisitions and development throughout the Southeast. They come most recently from Sands Investment Group, where they expanded their expertise on a national scale and consistently ranked as top producers.

Mr. DeSalvo also brings valuable experience from roles in leasing, business development and operations.


  • Tufts University, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

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