Nicholas L. Pell is President and Chief Investment Officer of Link Industrial Properties. Formed in 2019, Link Industrial Properties is Blackstone's US industrial real estate operating platform, operating a portfolio of approximately 400 million square feet across the U.S. Prior to the formation of Link Industrial, Pell served as Chief Investment Officer at Gramercy Property Trust, a publicly traded REIT, which Blackstone acquired in October of 2018 for $7.6 billion. Previously, he was a director in the Investment Department at W. P. Carey & Co. Prior to joining W.P. Carey, Pell was a Director of Business Development at Sony Pictures Entertainment and an analyst at J.P. Morgan & Co. Pell is a member of NAIOP and Urban Land Institute.
He received a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.