Peter Farrell

Peter J. Farrell

Chair of the Compensation Committee
Board Member

Peter J. Farrell was elected to W. P. Carey’s of Directors in 2016. Mr. Farrell serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee. He is a Managing Partner and Co-founder of City Interests Development Partners and PADC Realty Investors LLC (PADC), both Washington, D.C. real estate development and investment companies. Prior to founding PADC, Mr. Farrell was President and Chief Operating Officer of Medical Office Properties Inc., a REIT focused on healthcare related real estate assets.


Before joining Medical Office Properties, Mr. Farrell served in various positions at Legg Mason Wood Walker. Prior to joining Legg Mason, Mr. Farrell spent 13 years in commercial real estate leasing and sales at Shannon and Luchs Company and Cassidy and Pinkard Inc. in Washington, D.C.

During 2004 and 2005, Mr. Farrell served as a Director of CRT Properties Inc. and was a member of the Investment, Compensation and Governance Committees. The NYSE-listed REIT was sold and merged into DRA Advisors in 2005. A graduate of Georgetown University, Mr. Farrell serves on boards of several educational institutions and philanthropic organizations.