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W. P. Carey – Why Work For Us?

Our Firm

W. P. Carey Inc. is a leading global net-lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions for companies worldwide. At March 31, 2014, the Company had an enterprise value of approximately $9.5 billion. In addition to its owned portfolio of diversified global real estate, W. P. Carey manages a series of non-traded REITs with assets under management of approximately $7.3 billion. Its corporate finance-focused credit and real estate underwriting process is a constant that has been successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types. Furthermore, its portfolio of long-term leases with creditworthy tenants has an established history of generating stable cash flows, enabling it to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for over four decades.

Founded in 1973 by Wm. Polk Carey, W. P. Carey has historically focused on two objectives:

  • to provide quality companies with capital to run their businesses
  • to create investment products that work in good times and bad

We've grown tremendously over the last four decades because we have been successful on both fronts.

Our People

“Surround yourself with people better than you. That’s what I did. Know your own limitations. Don’t think you know everything, and know that you need help in certain areas. Build a team. And in building this team, make sure to attract the best talent imaginable, but also make sure that you get people with personalities that work well together.”

– Wm. Polk Carey, Founder

Since founding W. P. Carey in 1973, Bill Carey surrounded himself with the best, the brightest and most dedicated investment experts. Spanning the globe—from the United States to China, from Canada to Germany, Finland and the U.K—our people represent W. P. Carey’s global mission: to understand the culture and business practices of our clients in order to cultivate long-lasting relationships.

W. P. Carey’s employees play a vital role in our success as a leading global net-lease company.

W. P. Carey Foundation

The W. P. Carey Foundation is a private U.S. foundation, incorporated in 1990 by William Polk Carey. It has a twenty-three year tradition of focused philanthropy.

Inspired by the Carey family’s legacy of educational leadership and philanthropy, The W. P. Carey Foundation’s primary mission is to support educational institutions with the larger goal of improving America’s competitiveness in the world. The main focus of our support to schools, universities, lecture series, chairs and other programs is on the study of business and economics, as well as on admissions procedures, and college and career guidance. It is to the success of W. P. Carey Inc. that the W. P. Carey Foundation attributes its longevity and enduring generosity.

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Updated Aug 7, 2014
Updated Aug 7, 2014

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    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at W. P. Carey.

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    I was called in by outside recruiter, came in and met with them for 30 mins and it was nothing but positive as I knew the work and come from Investment Banking background. Afterwards speaking with the recruiters I went in to interview with the company, as soon as I sat down I was basically rush out of the office. Wow it was one of the worst interview of my life as I wasted money coming in, as well as taking a day off from work to come into the city. Later I was told I did not have the presence for the role, meaning I was not White enough. I also found out from one of their vendors that it's truly a Good old boys club here at WP Carey, including the White females.

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Additional Info

Website www.wpcarey.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1973
Type Company - Public (WPC)
Industry Real Estate
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

W. P. Carey Inc. is a publicly traded global net-lease REIT (NYSE: WPC) that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies worldwide and owns and manages an investment portfolio of more than $15 billion. Our portfolio of long-term leases has enabled us to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for four decades. We at W. P. Carey strive to create a diverse, challenging and positive work environment where hard work and dedication are recognized and rewarded. The health and wellness of our employees are paramount and our... More

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