John Park

John J. Park


John J. Park was appointed as President of W. P. Carey in 2018. Prior to his current position, Mr. Park served as Director of Strategy and Capital Markets.


Mr. Park joined W. P. Carey as an investment analyst in 1987. During his tenure, he spearheaded transactions that have transformed W. P. Carey, including the consolidation and listing of CPA:1–9 as Carey Diversified LLC in 1998, its merger with W. P. Carey & Co. Inc. in 2000, the liquidity transactions of CPA:10, CIP, CPA:12 and CPA:14, W. P. Carey’s merger with CPA:15 and REIT conversion in 2012, W. P. Carey’s merger with CPA:16 in 2014, W. P. Carey’s merger with CPA:17 – Global in October 2018, and W. P. Carey’s merger with CPA:18 – Global in August 2022.


Mr. Park received a B.S. in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. in Finance from Stern School of Business at New York University. He also serves as a trustee of the W. P. Carey Foundation and of Net Lease Office Properties (NYSE: NLOP).