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Our mission is to improve lives through real estate.

About Spartan

Spartan Investment Group is a real estate investment company that specializes in finding self-storage and residential development investments. Every project we do is put through our risk assessment and mitigation process to ensure it meets our investment criteria.

Our Mission

To improve lives through real estate.

Our Vision

To grow our portfolio of investment opportunities enabling us to provide our investors with solid returns year after year, generate reoccurring revenue for the business, and create lasting wealth for our partners.

Our Values

At Spartan we live by our core values. Our values are a set of actions that when taken improve the lives of everyone we do business with. They’re what keep us on the straight and narrow. They enable us to make the right decision when the wrong decision is much easier.

• Develop personal relationships with everyone we do business with
• Care deeply about improving the lives of our partners
• Treat everyone with respect
• Be passionate and determined
• Be steadfast in adhering to our Mission

Our Team

Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis is the CEO and co founder of Spartan Investment Group, LLC (SIG) and has led several successful real estate developments ranging from a single family homes to condo conversions. For SIG, Scott is the Strategy and Operations Director and is responsible for seeing Spartan’s strategic direction and managing the day to day activities of all our projects.

Scott graduated from Michigan State University with bachelor's degrees in Chemistry and Marketing, from Catholic University with a master's degree in management, from Georgetown with a Certificate in Project Management, and has his Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Ryan Gibson

Ryan Gibson is CIO and co-founder of Spartan Investment Group, LLC. Ryan has experience in real estate development to include ground-up development of luxury condos, single-family homes, and full renovation projects located in challenging high density urban markets. Ryan owns and manages rentals properties in multiple states and has invested in apartment buildings, self-storage, and land development projects. For SIG, Ryan is responsible for investor relations and capital raises for projects.

Ryan graduated from Mercyhurst University with a bachelor's degree in Business, with concentrations in Marketing, Management, and Advertising.

Lindsay Lewis

Lindsay Lewis is the Director of Business Intelligence for Spartan Investment Group, LLC. Applying 10+ years of experience in competitive and advanced analytics across the spectrum from data sourcing to integration and exploitation, Lindsay develops and implements the strategy for leveraging data, technology and research to quickly identify opportunities for SIG and its investors.

Lindsay graduated from George Mason University with a bachelor's degree in Biology and a master’s degree in Biodefense.

Ben Lapidus

As the Director of Acquisitions for Spartan Investment Group LLC, Ben Lapidus brings his skills in asset management and financial analysis to launch and grow Spartan’s portfolio business line. With over 2 dozen successful deals under his belt prior to Spartan, Ben is also the founder and host of the national Best Ever Real Estate Investing Conference and managing partner of Indigo Ownerships LLC.

Before Spartan, Ben started a multi-million dollar study abroad company and worked with several start-ups through IPO or acquisition. He graduated Rutgers University with dual degrees in Finance and Economics where he was the founder of the Rutgers Entrepreneurial Society.

Jackie Gibson

Jackie Gibson is the Director of Operations for Spartan Investment Group, LLC. In this role Jackie is leveraging her 10+ years of logistics, procurement, project management, and engagement experience to increase quality, profitability and efficiency for SIG’s projects.

Jackie graduated from Mercyhurst University with a bachelor’s degree in Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management.

Kris Bennett

Kris Bennett is the Business Development Manager for Spartan Investment Group, a self-storage acquisition and development company based in Denver, Colorado. Before Spartan, he was the Director of Acquisitions for a self-storage private equity fund in Raleigh, North Carolina. Kris has 10+ years of real estate experience, and he is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School where he served as a Fund Manager for the school’s real estate private equity fund. Kris has written self-storage articles for Radius+, has been a guest on several podcasts, and he has started a YouTube channel focused on self-storage investing.

Carrie Koebel

Carrie Koebel is the Office Manager for Spartan Investment Group. In this role, she will support the executive team in the execution and operation of Spartan’s projects.

Carrie brings to the team a diverse background spanning several industries and roles. Her experience includes 10+ years of sales, recruiting and customer service experience in secondary education and the retail industry. Additionally, she has 5 years of personnel management experience, and 5 years in financial and accounting roles with international corporations. Since 2013, she has owned and managed rental properties in Washington, DC. Carrie graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and completed a professional food and wine career program, which allowed her to follow her passion and cook professionally for a short time.