Mr. Luoma joined W. P. Carey’s International Investments Team in 2006. Previously he had worked at UBS Investment Bank in asset-backed finance as well as with BMW Group research and development. Mr. Luoma holds a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Oxford in Materials Science, Economics and Management (MEM), and he is a reserve officer in the Finnish Navy.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Luoma been directly involved in the acquisition and financing of more than €2 billion of net-lease, sale-leaseback and build-to-suit investments across Europe on behalf of W. P. Carey Inc. and its CPA® series of managed REITs. With experience across all key real estate asset classes and industry sectors, Mr. Luoma has particular expertise in the evaluation of new investment markets for the continued development of W. P. Carey’s global portfolio.
Mr. Luoma is fluent in Finnish and is a keen golfer and racquet sports player.