John D. Miller

Leadership - Management Team

John D. Miller at W. P. Carey (WPC)

John D. Miller

Managing Director

Chief Investment Officer

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John D. Miller joined W. P. Carey as Chief Investment Officer in 2004. Mr. Miller is a founder and former President of StarVest Partners, a private equity/venture capital firm, in which he retains a Non-Managing Member interest. He is the former President of Rothschild Ventures Inc., the private investments unit of Rothschild North America, a subsidiary of the worldwide Rothschild Group. He was also Co-Chair of the Rothschild Recovery Fund L.P.

Before joining Rothschild in 1995, Mr. Miller was with two private equity firms, Credit Suisse First Boston's Clipper Group and Starplough Inc., an affiliate of Rosecliff, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Miller was with The Equitable for 24 years in various investment units. In the early 1990s he was named President and CEO of Equitable Capital Management Corporation, a full-line investment advisory subsidiary with assets in excess of $36 billion. From 1983, Mr. Miller was head of the corporate finance department, where he conceived and implemented the Enhanced Return Program, which became a $4 billion portfolio of direct LBO mezzanine investments and limited partnership interests in dozens of LBO and Venture funds.

Mr. Miller received his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and his M.B.A. from the University of Santa Clara.