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Asset Management Team – International

John Maragna

Second Vice President, Student Housing

+44 (0)20 7024 8955

John Maragna joined W. P. Carey’s International Asset Management team in 2018 and currently serves as Second Vice President, Student Housing Operations Manager. In his role he is responsible for overseeing the mobilisation, strategy and operational performance of student housing developments in Europe on behalf of W. P. Carey’s managed programs. He is based in London.


John has over 20 years’ experience within real estate, ten of which are within student housing. Prior to joining W. P. Carey, John was Head of Student Life for Mears Group, where he was responsible for establishing a new student housing team and focused on new opportunities. John also worked for iQ Student Accommodation where he was part of a management team which oversaw the group’s growth and expansion throughout the U.K.


John graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with B.A. (Hons) in Housing Studies.