All Proposals Recommended by Global Self Storage Approved at 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Self Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ:SELF), a real estate investment trust that owns and operates self storage facilities, announced today that the company held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, at which the company’s stockholders voted on (1) the election of one Class I Director for a term to expire at the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, (2) the company's 2017 Equity Incentive Plan, (3) the amendment and restatement of the company's charter, (4) an increase to the number of authorized shares of the company's common stock in the event that Proposal 3 is not approved, (5) ratifying the appointment of Tait, Weller & Baker LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, (6) on an advisory basis, the company's executive compensation, and (7) on an advisory basis, whether executive compensation should be submitted to stockholders for an advisory vote every one, two or three years.

Global Self Storage is pleased to announce that its stockholders have voted in accordance with the Board of Directors’ recommendations to approve Proposals 1 – 6 and Every Three Years for Proposal 7.  The company firmly believes that the results of the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders further support the Board of Directors’ view, which is that the proposals give the company the opportunity to deliver a better total return for its stockholders over the long term. 

About Global Self Storage
Global Self Storage, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed REIT focused on the ownership, operation, acquisition, development and redevelopment of self storage facilities in the United States. The company's self storage facilities are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible and secure storage space for residential and commercial customers. It currently owns and operates, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, eleven self storage properties located in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. For more information, go to or visit our self storage customer site at

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Global Self Storage, Inc.
Mark C. Winmill
President and Chief Executive Officer
1-212-785-0900, ext. 201

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Scott Liolios or Najim Mostamand, CFA

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