Mr. Slusser is Founder and Managing Director of Magellan Value Partners, LLC. (“MVP”) directs MVP's acquisitions team in addition to sitting on the Investment Committee. Mr. Slusser is also Principal and Co-founder of The Magellan Group, founded in 1990, The Magellan Group has developed nearly 7 million square feet of industrial and self-storage property in Southern California, since inception. In 2016, the Magellan Group sold a portfolio of 6 storage assets totaling more than 3,700 units located throughout Los Angeles and Orange County for $105.5 million. Mr. Slusser and his team created Magellan Storage, a branded self storage portfolio over an approximately 15 year period and was identified as a leader in its respective local markets. Upon the completion of Magellan Gateway, a five-building, 501k SF industrial park located in El Monte, California, Magellan was awarded "Best Industrial Project" by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2017.
Prior to co-founding The Magellan Group, Mr. Slusser was a Division Partner in the Los Angeles office at Trammell Crow where he acquired and developed 24 projects valued at over $400 million, negotiated over 200 leases and managed the Asset and Property Management Groups responsible for 13 million SF of space. As a leasing agent, he leased three million SF of industrial space and received the "Top-leasing Agent" award three years in a row. Martin developed his passion and drive for business while employed in the real estate finance group at Morgan Stanley in New York as well as working for the Newhall Land & Farming Company in California.
Mr. Slusser received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an AB degree from Stanford University. He is a member of the Stanford University President’s Fund.