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European Investment Overview

Learn more about W. P. Carey’s European investments


Arvi A. I. Luoma

Arvi Luoma - European Investment Team
  • Managing Director
  • +44 (0)20 7024 8938

Mr. Luoma joined W. P. Carey in 2006 and currently serves as Managing Director in London leading the European Investments Team. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at UBS Investment Bank in its asset-backed finance group as well as at BMW in its research and development group.


Since joining W. P. Carey, Mr. Luoma has led the acquisition and financing of more than €2 billion in sale-leaseback, net lease, build-to-suit, value-add and joint-venture investments on behalf of W. P. Carey Inc. and its CPA® series of managed REITs. With experience across all major 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 has undertaken transactions in 15 countries including bringing W. P. Carey’s managed funds into the Spanish, Norwegian and Baltic markets. In addition, he structured the firm’s first hospitality investment in Europe, the Roomers® Munich development, a Marriott Autograph Collection® hotel in Germany.


Mr. Luoma graduated from Oxford University with a Master of Engineering degree in Materials Science, Economics and Management. He is also a reserve officer in the Finnish Navy where he served as chairman of the Reserve Officer Course and is fluent in Finnish.