Since joining the International Investment Team at its founding in 2003, Mr. Lefleur has focused on the international growth of the Company and leads the European investment team. As a specialist in European net lease investments and the structuring of IAS / IFRS compliant sale-leaseback financing, Mr. Lefleur has helped to close the Company's first deals in Spain, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Croatia, the Netherlands, Poland, and Sweden. Mr. Lefleur has acquired more than $1 billion of commercial real estate in Europe on behalf of W. P. Carey Inc. and its CPA® series of investment funds.
Mr. Lefleur joined W. P. Carey as an analyst in its Treasury department in 2000. Prior to W. P. Carey, Mr. Lefleur worked at hedgefund P. Schoenfeld Asset Management as an merger-arbitrage analyst, as well as for the Internal Audit Department of the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Mr. Lefleur graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business with a double major in Finance and Accounting.