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Investment Team – North America

Zachary Pasanen

Executive Director

1 (212) 492-1136

Zachary Pasanen joined the Investment Department of W. P. Carey in May 2011 and currently serves as Executive Director. With over $1.4 billion in transactional experience, Zack is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, negotiating and structuring long-term, net lease investment opportunities in North America. Since joining W. P. Carey, Zack has focused on sale-leasebacks, build-to-suits, forward take-outs, tax advantaged structures and multi-party transactions. In particular, Zack has significant experience structuring sale-leaseback transactions for the private equity community.


Prior to W. P. Carey, Zack worked at Piper Jaffray & Co. in their Healthcare Investment Banking Division. Zack graduated cum laude from Brown University with a B.A. in Public and Private Sector Organizations, now known as Commerce, Organizations and Entrepreneurship. He is also a graduate of Groton School in Groton, MA. Additionally, he was a member of the Brown Men’s Tennis Team and competed on the ATP Futures Tour.