W. P. Carey Inc. is a publicly traded REIT (NYSE: WPC) that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing for companies worldwide and manages an investment portfolio of approximately $15.2 billion. The largest owner/manager of net lease assets, W. P. Carey's corporate finance focused credit and real estate underwriting process is a constant that has been successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types. Our portfolio of long-term leases with creditworthy tenants has an established history of generating stable cash flows that have enabled the Company to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for four decades.
Founded in 1973 by Wm. Polk Carey, W. P. Carey has historically focused on two objectives: to provide quality companies with capital to run their businesses and to create investment products that work in good times and bad. We've grown tremendously over the last four decades because we have been successful on both fronts.