Life Storage Receives Two National Awards for Corporate Culture and Sustainability Efforts

BUFFALO, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Life Storage, Inc. (NYSE: LSI), a leading national owner and operator of self-storage properties, today announced the receipt of two national awards recognizing the culture and efforts of sustainable business development. For 2022, Life Storage was named one of America’s Top Midsize Employers by Forbes magazine and was also recognized as one of the top-rated regional companies by Sustainalytics ESG.

“These accomplishments are a direct result of our team’s sustainability efforts and the overall employee experience,” said company CEO Joe Saffire. “At Life Storage, we believe the best way to do business is to do the right thing – by the environment, by our commitment to ethical and transparent business practices, and most importantly, by our employees. That’s very gratifying to see these efforts recognized in this way.

Forbes magazine’s 2022 America’s Best Employers were identified in an independent survey of approximately 60,000 American employees working for companies with more than 1,000 workers in the United States. The full list can be found here.

Life Storage employs more than 2,000 employees nationwide, with opportunities available in both store and corporate teams. To learn more about open positions within Life Storage, please visit our Careers site.

In addition to receiving recognition from Sustainalytics ESG Regional Top-Rated Company, Mr. Saffire joined more than 2,000 CEOs in signing the CEO Action Pledge for Diversity and Inclusion, reinforcing the commitment company to create a diverse and inclusive work environment.

“CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-led business engagement to drive measurable action and meaningful change in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace,” says CEO Action. The commitment includes commitment to the following objectives:

1. Cultivate environments that foster open dialogue on complex – and often difficult – conversations about diversity, equity and inclusion

2. Implement and expand unconscious bias education and training

3. Share the most well-known diversity, equity and inclusion programs and initiatives – as well as those that have failed

4. Engage Boards in Developing and Evaluating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategies


Life Storage, Inc. is a self-managed, self-managed REIT engaged in the acquisition and management of self-storage facilities. Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, the company operates just under 1,100 storage facilities in 35 states. The Company serves residential and commercial storage customers with storage units rented on a monthly basis. Life Storage consistently provides responsive service to approximately 600,000 customers, making it an industry leader. For more information, visit

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