The Honorable Reginald Winssinger was elected to the Board of Directors of W. P. Carey Inc. in 1998. Founder and Chairman of National Portfolio, Inc. (NPI), an Arizona-based firm involved in acquisition, financing, management, and construction of commercial, multi-family, industrial and land development real estate projects, The Hon. Winssinger represents the third generation of a respected real estate family in Belgium, well known in Europe for its real estate appraisal, construction, and management capabilities. He spent ten years at the Winssinger family real estate company in Belgium before coming to the United States in 1979 to expand their investment activity. Over a 20-year period he created and managed a $500 million portfolio of U.S. real estate investment for U.S. and European investors. 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. That group has now expanded its activity to the Las Vegas market. The Hon. 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.