Paul E. Smithers
CEO and President, Innovative Industrial Properties
Paul E. Smithers has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. since its inception in 2016. Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. is the pioneering real estate investment trust for the medical use cannabis industry and is the first publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIPR) to provide real estate capital to the medical use cannabis industry. Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. targets medical-use cannabis facilities for acquisition, including sale-leaseback transactions, with tenants that are licensed growers under long-term, triple-net leases.
Mr. Smithers is a member of the California Bar and a licensed California real estate broker.