Paul Marcotrigiano joined W. P. Carey Inc. in 2008 as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel. In his current role as General Counsel, he oversees the Company’s in-house legal affairs and provides counsel to senior management on issues related to the Company’s day-to-day business practices.
From 2002 until he joined W. P. Carey, Paul held several positions at Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, where he was responsible for all corporate and securities matters as well as international transactions and mergers and acquisitions, including Acting General Counsel in 2006. From 1991 through 2002, he held several positions at Dime Bancorp, Inc., including Senior Vice President and Corporate and Securities Counsel. Before joining Dime, he practiced law with the law firm Whitman & Ransom in New York after receiving his J.D. degree from New York University School of Law in 1985, and he was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986. He graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1982 and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.