The candidate most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer of WP Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) until his retirement in December 2017. Prior to his current position, he was Chief Financial Officer of the company from 2010 to 2013 and served as acting Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2010. Before that, from March 2003 to December 2004, The candidate was Executive Vice President for Southern Union Company. From August 1999 to March 2003, he served as Senior Vice President for Penn Millers Insurance Company, a property and casualty insurance company where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Penn Software. From 1994 to August 1999, The candidate was President and Chief Executive Officer of System One Solutions. He started his career with Coopers & Lybrand in Philadelphia, earning his Certified Public Accountancy license in 1983. The candidate graduated from Kings College with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
WP Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) invests in and manages commercial real estate, including office, distribution, retail, and industrial facilities. The company owns more than 1,000 properties mainly in the US and Europe, and manages properties for several non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs). Its management portfolio totals some $15 billion. WP Carey typically acquires properties and then leases them back to the sellers/occupants on a long-term basis. It also provides build-to-suit financing for investors worldwide. Market Cap: $7.4 billion.
Candidate ID: 128385