People: W. P. Carey Inc (WPC)

WPC on New York Consolidated

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17 Apr 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Benjamin Griswold

72 2012 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Trevor Bond

51 2010 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Catherine Rice

53 2013 Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Zacharias

59 2005 Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director

Hisham Kader

42 2012 Chief Accounting Officer

John Miller

68 2005 Chief Investment Officer

Mark Goldberg

52 Managing Director

Mark DeCesaris

53 2013 Director

Jean Hoysradt

2014 Director

Nathaniel Coolidge

74 2002 Independent Director

Eberhard Faber

76 2010 Independent Director

Axel Hansing

70 2011 Independent Director

Richard Marston

70 2011 Independent Director

Robert Mittelstaedt

69 2007 Independent Director

Charles Parente

72 2006 Independent Director

Nick van Ommen

67 2011 Independent Director

Karsten von Koller

73 2003 Independent Director

Reginald Winssinger

70 1998 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Benjamin Griswold

Mr. Benjamin H. Griswold, IV, has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of W. P. Carey Inc. LLC., effective January 04, 2012. He served as Lead Director from July 2010 until January 2012, when he was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman after the passing of Mr. Wm. Polk Carey. Mr. Griswold is a partner and chairman of Brown Advisory, a Baltimore-based firm providing asset management and strategic advisory services in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to joining Brown Advisory as senior partner in March 2005, Mr. Griswold had served as Senior Chairman of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. He had served as Senior Chairman of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, the predecessor of Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., since the acquisition of Bankers Trust by Deutsche Bank in 1999. Mr. Griswold began his career at Alex. Brown & Sons in 1967, and became a partner of the firm in 1972. He headed the company’s research department, equity trading and equity division prior to being elected Vice Chairman of the Board and Director in 1984, and Chairman of the Board in 1987. Upon the acquisition of Alex. Brown by Bankers Trust New York Corporation in 1997, he became Senior Chairman of BT Alex. Brown. Mr. Griswold is a member of the boards of Stanley Black & Decker, Baltimore Life Insurance, and Flowers Foods. A former Director of the New York Stock Exchange, he is active in civic affairs in the Baltimore area and serves as an Emeritus Trustee of Johns Hopkins University and heads the endowment board of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Griswold received his B.A. from Princeton University, his M.B.A. from Harvard University and served as a U.S. Army officer.

Trevor Bond

Mr. Trevor P. Bond is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of W. P. Carey Inc. He is Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Property Associates 15 Incorporated (“CPA®:15”), Corporate Property Associates 16 – Global Incorporated (“CPA®:16 — Global”) and Corporate Property Associates 17 – Global Incorporated (“CPA®:17 — Global” and, together with CPA®:15, and CPA®:16 — Global, the “CPA® REITs”), since September 2010, having served previously as Interim Chief Executive Officer of each of those entities since July 2010. Until his appointment as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Bond was a member of the Investment Committee, as described below. Mr. Bond also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Property Associates 14 Incorporated (“CPA®:14”) from July 2010 to September 2010 and as Chief Executive Officer from that date through May 2, 2011, when CPA®:14 merged with and into a subsidiary of CPA®:16 — Global (the “CPA®:14/16 Merger”). Mr. Bond served as an Independent Director and a member of the Audit Committee of each of CPA®:14”, CPA®:15 and CPA®:16 — Global from February 2005 to April 2007. Since September 2010, Mr. Bond has also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Carey Watermark Investors Incorporated (“CWI”), which, like each of the CPA® REITs, is a publicly owned, non-traded real estate investment trust, or REIT, sponsored by the Company. Mr. Bond has been the managing member of a private investment vehicle investing in real estate limited partnerships, Maidstone Investment Co., LLC, since 2002. Prior to CSFB, Mr. Bond served as an associate to the real estate and finance departments of Tishman Realty & Construction Co. and Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York. Mr. Bond also founded and managed an international trading company from 1985 to 1987 that sourced industrial products in China for U.S. manufacturers. Mr. Bond received an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Catherine Rice

Thomas Zacharias

Mr. Thomas E. Zacharias is Chief Operating Officer, Managing Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Zacharias joined W. P. Carey & Co. LLC in April 2002 and is head of the Asset Management Department. He currently serves as CPA®:15 since 2005, of CPA®:17 — Global since October 2007, and of CPA®:16 — Global since May 2011, having previously served as its President since 2003. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of CPA®:14 from 2005 through the date of the CPA®:14/16 Merger. Mr. Zacharias previously served as an Independent Director of CPA®:14 from 1997 to 2001 and CPA®:15 in 2001. Mr. Zacharias has also served as Chief Operating Officer of CWI since September 2010. Prior to joining W. P. Carey & Co. LLC, Mr. Zacharias was a Senior Vice President of MetroNexus North America, a Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds Enterprise. Prior to joining MetroNexus in 2000, Mr. Zacharias was a Principal at Lend Lease Development U.S., a subsidiary of Lend Lease Corporation, a global real estate investment management company. Between 1981 and 1998 Mr. Zacharias was a senior officer at Corporate Property Investors, which at the time of its merger into Simon Property Group in 1998 was one of the private equity REITs in the United States. Mr. Zacharias received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Princeton University in 1976 and a Masters in Business Administration from Yale School of Management in 1979. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers and NAREIT, and served as a Trustee of Groton School in Groton, Massachusetts between 2003 and 2007.

Hisham Kader

Mr. Hisham A. Kader, CPA, has been appointed as Chief Accounting Officer of W. P. Carey Inc, effective March 15, 2012. Mr. Kader joined the registrant in June 2011 as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. Prior to joining the registrant, Mr. Kader was a director in the Transaction Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”). He joined PwC in 1997 in New York and spent six years at their offices in Sydney, Australia and Brussels, Belgium during which time he specialized in advisory services focusing on finance effectiveness, accounting standards conversions, mergers and acquisitions and capital raising transactions. Mr. Kader, a certified public accountant, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology in India, an MBA in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Accounting from Pace University.

John Miller

Mr. John D. Miller is Chief Investment Officer of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Miller joined W. P. Carey & Co. LLC in 2004 as Vice Chairman of Carey Asset Management Corp. and has served as Chief Investment Officer of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC and each of the CPA® REITs since 2005 (and, in the case of CPA®:17 — Global, since October 2007). He also served as Chief Investment Officer of CPA®:14 from 2005 through the date of the CPA®:14/16 Merger. Mr. Miller was a Co-founder of StarVest Partners, L.P., a technology oriented venture capital fund. Mr. Miller continues to retain a Non-Managing Member interest in StarVest. From 1995 to 1998, he served as President of Rothschild Ventures Inc., the private investment unit of Rothschild North America. Prior to joining Rothschild in 1995, he held positions at two private equity firms, Credit Suisse First Boston’s Clipper group and Starplough Inc., an affiliate of Rosecliff. Mr. Miller previously served in investment positions at the Equitable, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Equitable Capital Management Corporation, and as head of its corporate finance department. He currently serves on the Board of Circle Entertainment Inc. and Function (X), Inc. He received his B.S. from the University of Utah and an M.B.A. from the University of Santa Clara.

Mark Goldberg

Mr. Mark Goldberg is Managing Director of W. P. Carey Inc. He has served as President of Carey Financial, LLC, the Company’s broker-dealer subsidiary, since April 2008. Mr. Goldberg previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., an independent broker-dealer, part of one of the networks of independent advisors. Prior to his CEO position at Royal Alliance, Mr. Goldberg served as Executive Vice President of SunAmerica Financial Network, a subsidiary of SunAmerica and the parent company for six national broker-dealers. He also served as President of a Tokyo-based securities firm, which was an affiliate of the SunAmerica Financial Network. Prior to his position in Tokyo, Mr. Goldberg resided in Israel, where he was an active investor in early-stage technology companies and served on the Board of the Jerusalem Institute of Technology. Mr. Goldberg is a founding member and former Director of the Financial Services Institute and a former member of the Board of Directors International Association of Financial Planners, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Investment Program Association. Mr. Goldberg is a General Securities Principal (Series 24) registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, known as FINRA. He received a B.A. in Economics from Yeshiva University and attended graduate studies in finance at Baruch College.

Mark DeCesaris

Mr. Mark J. DeCesaris is the Director of W. P. Carey Inc. He has been appointed as Director of the Company, effective July 17, 2012. Prior to joining W. P. Carey, Mr. DeCesaris held senior management positions at several established companies, including Southern Union Company, Penn Millers Insurance and System One Solutions, a business consulting firm that he founded. Mr. DeCesaris is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and started his career with Coopers & Lybrand in Philadelphia. He graduated from King's College with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Information Technology. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of King's College and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Chilton Memorial Hospital Foundation, and he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jean Hoysradt

Ms. Jean Hoysradt is Director of the Company. Since 2011, Ms. Hoysradt has served as a member of the Investment Committee of Carey Asset Management Corp., W. P. Carey’s subsidiary responsible for advising the Company and its Corporate Property Associates (CPA®) series of publicly held, non-traded real estate investment trusts on their investments. Ms. Hoysradt is Chief Investment Officer of Mousse Partners Limited, an investment office based in New York. Prior to Mousse, she served as Senior Vice President and Head of Securities Investment and Treasury at New York Life Insurance Company, and previously held positions in investment banking and investment management at Manufacturers Hanover, First Boston and Equitable Life. A graduate of Duke University, Ms. Hoysradt also holds an MBA from the Columbia University School of Business. She is a member of Duke University Management Company’s Board of Directors and Audit Committee.

Nathaniel Coolidge

Mr. Nathaniel S. Coolidge is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Coolidge currently serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee. He has previously served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and is currently a member of that Committee. Mr. Coolidge, former Senior Vice President of John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (“John Hancock”), retired in 1996 after 23 years of service. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Coolidge headed the John Hancock Bond and Corporate Finance Department, which was responsible for managing its entire fixed income investments and private equity portfolio. Prior to 1986, Mr. Coolidge served as Second Vice President and Senior Investment Officer of John Hancock. Mr. Coolidge is a graduate of Harvard University and served as a U.S. Naval officer.

Eberhard Faber

Mr. Eberhard Faber, IV is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Faber currently serves as Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He served as Lead Director from December 2006 to July 2010. Mr. Faber held various posts with Eberhard Faber Inc., the worldwide manufacturer of writing products and art supplies, serving as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 1973 until 1987, when the company merged into Faber-Castell Corporation. He served as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 1980 to 1986, chairing its Budget and Operations Committee, and was Chairman of the Board of Citizen’s Voice Newspaper from 1992 to 2002. Currently, he is an emeritus director of PNC Bank, N.A., where he served as a member of the Northeast Pennsylvania Advisory Board of PNC Bank, N.A. from 1998 to 2011 and as a Director from 1994 to 1998, and a Trustee of the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital and the Eberhard L. Faber Foundation. He was a Borough Councilman of Bear Creek Village from 1994 to 2005. In addition to graduating from Princeton University magna cum laude, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa while serving as Chairman of The Daily Princetonian and was a Fulbright Scholar and teaching fellow at the University of Caen in France. Mr. Faber also served as a Director of First Eastern Bank from 1986 to 1992 and as the Chairman of the Board from 1992 to 1994, when the bank was sold to PNC Bank, N.A. He also served as Chairman of the Board of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania from 1996 through 2011.

Axel Hansing

Mr. Axel K. A. Hansing is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Hansing is a Partner at Coller Capital, Ltd., and is responsible for the origination, execution and monitoring of investments. Prior to joining Coller Capital in 2000, Mr. Hansing was Chief Executive Officer of Hansing Associates, a corporate finance boutique, which he founded in 1994. He was previously Managing Director of Equitable Capital Management (New York and London), head of the International Division of Bayerische Hypotheken und Wechsel-Bank in Munich and New York, and spent four years with Merrill Lynch International Banking in London and Hong Kong. Mr. Hansing attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Hansing has served as a member of the Investment Committee since September 2008 and a member of the board of directors of W. P. Carey International LLC (“WPCI”, as described below) since December 2008. Mr. Hansing brings to the Board over 35 years of experience in international corporate real estate and investment banking, including private equity investment both as a General Partner and a Limited Partner.

Richard Marston

Dr. Richard Marston is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Dr. Marston is the James R.F. Guy Professor of Finance and Economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, having joined the faculty of the University in 1972. Dr. Marston holds degrees from Yale College (summa cum laude), Oxford University (where he was a Rhodes Scholar), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD), and has been awarded numerous honors, fellowships and grants throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. Dr. Marston has been a consultant on foreign exchange and international finance to government agencies like the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve and the International Monetary Fund and has advised firms such as Citigroup, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley on investment policy. He currently serves as an advisor to Morgan Stanley’s Portfolio Advisory Services and is also an advisor to several family offices. Dr. Marston has served as a member of the Investment Committee since September 2010 and a member of the board of directors of WPCI since June 2009.

Robert Mittelstaedt

Mr. Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr., is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Mittelstaedt currently serves as the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee. Mr. Mittelstaedt has served as dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University since June 2004. He also serves on the Boards of Directors of Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. and Laboratory Corporation of America Inc. Between 1973 and 2004, Mr. Mittelstaedt served in numerous positions at The Wharton School, most recently as Vice Dean, Executive Education, and Director of the Aresty Institute of Executive Education. From 1985-1990 he co-founded, developed and sold Intellego, Inc., a company engaged in practice management, systems development and service bureau billing operations in the medical industry. He formerly served as a member of the corporate Boards of Directors of: A.G. Simpson Automotive, Inc., Dresser Insurance, Inc., HIP Foundation, Inc. and Intelligent Electronics, Inc. Mr. Mittelstaedt received his B.S. (Mechanical Engineering) from Tulane University and his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Charles Parente

Mr. Charles E. Parente is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Parente currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Parente also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Pagnotti Enterprises, Inc., a diversified holding company whose primary business includes workers’ compensation insurance, real estate, anthracite coal mining preparation and sales, and as Chairman and CEO of CP Media, LLC, a holding company that owns broadcast television stations. From 1988 through 1993, he served as President and CEO of C-TEC Corporation, a telecommunications and high-technology company. From 1970 through 1987, Mr. Parente was CEO and Managing Partner of Parente Randolph, LLC, the independent accounting and consulting firm in Pennsylvania and among the top 30 in the country. Before this, from 1962 through 1970, he was a Principal at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells, a public accounting firm. Mr. Parente is a member of the Board of Directors of: Sordoni Construction Services, Inc., a commercial construction and real estate development company; Circle Bolt & Nut Co., a distributor of industrial products; and Frank Martz Coach Co. & Subsidiaries, a diversified transportation company. Mr. Parente also served as a Director of Community Bank System, Inc., a bank holding company, and its affiliated bank, Community Bank, N.A., from May 2004 through December 2010. He is active with various civic and community organizations, is past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Wyoming Valley Health Care System, Inc. and is a board member of The Luzerne Foundation and King’s College, where he also served as Chairman from 1989 through 1998. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated cum laude from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Nick van Ommen

Mr. Nick J. M. van Ommen is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. van Ommen served as Chief Executive Officer of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) from 2000 to 2008, promoting, developing and representing the European public real estate sector. He has over three decades of financial industry experience, serving in various roles in the banking, venture capital and asset management sectors. Mr. van Ommen currently serves on the supervisory boards of several companies, including Babis Vovos International Construction SA, a listed real estate company in Greece, Intervest Retail and Intervest Offices, listed real estate companies in Belgium, and IMMOFINANZ, a listed real estate company in Austria. Mr. van Ommen has served as a member of the Investment Committee since September 2008 and a member of the board of directors of WPCI since December 2008.

Karsten von Koller

Dr. Karsten von Koller is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Dr. von Köller is currently Chairman of Lone Star Germany GmbH. He also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank AG and MHB Bank AG. He is also Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG, where he is Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Corealcredit Bank AG. Dr. von Köller was Chief Executive Officer of Eurohypo AG until 2003. He was also Chairman and a Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Allgemeine HypothekenBank Rheinboden AG from December 2005 until December 2006 and a director of FranconoWest AG, a residential real estate trust in Germany, from August 2007 until May 2008.

Reginald Winssinger

Mr. Reginald Winssinger is Independent Director of W. P. Carey Inc. Mr. Winssinger is founder and Chairman of National Portfolio, Inc., an Arizona-based firm involved in acquisition, financing, management and construction of commercial, multi-family, industrial and land development real estate projects. He spent ten years at the Winssinger family real estate company, a third-generation Belgian real estate enterprise, before coming to the United States in 1979 to expand their investment activity. He later formed Horizon Real Estate Group, Inc., doing business as NAI Horizon in Phoenix, Arizona, a full service real estate firm providing brokerage, property management, construction management and real estate consulting services. He also serves as a Director of Carey Storage Asset Management, LLC, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Winssinger currently manages multiple companies with real estate investments primarily in Arizona, California and Texas. He also serves as a Director of Pierce-Eislen, Inc. and is the Honorary Consul of Belgium to Arizona. He attended the Sorbonne and is an alumnus of the University of California at Berkeley.
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