First Industrial Realty Trust is a leading owner and operator of industrial real estate across major markets coast-to-coast. Since our founding in 1994, our buildings have been home to a range of companies from the Fortune 500 to small commercial firms.
First Industrial's portfolio offers access to the top industrial markets in the United States. We help implement multi-market strategies and provide our customers with economies of scale while working with a single national provider.
Our local market experts average more than 20 years of experience and have strong ties within their communities. They are authorities in the regions they serve and their proximity to customers enables them to respond quickly to customers' needs.
Through our platform, we focus only on industrial real estate, giving us a deep understanding of customers' needs so we can deliver superior customer service. We offer high-quality bulk and regional distribution centers and other facility types.
With more than 20 years of experience in the field of investor relations, along with more than 10 years as a member of the First Industrial team, Art Harmon is responsible for the Company’s relationships with investors and analysts. In addition, Mr. Harmon oversees marketing efforts and communications at the corporate level.
Prior to joining First Industrial, Mr. Harmon served in investor relations consulting and staff roles at Aon Corporation, Thomson Financial Investor Relations and OLC Advisors. In these roles, he specialized in investor targeting, institutional investor research, and program and message development for a range of companies across multiple industries.
Mr. Harmon earned a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago. He is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) .