Ziad Hammodi joined W. P. Carey’s Legal Transactions Department in 2015 and currently serves as Managing Director and Chief Global Transaction Counsel. In this capacity, Ziad oversees the provision of all legal services for W. P. Carey’s transactions on a worldwide basis as the leader of W. P. Carey’s Legal Transactions team. He provides significant efforts on the structuring, acquisition, leasing and disposition of W. P. Carey’s global real estate portfolio.
Prior to joining W. P. Carey, Ziad was an equity partner and head of the real estate practice group of Reed Smith in New York, a global top-25 law firm, where his clients included W. P. Carey.
Ziad earned his B.S.M. in Finance from the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University in 1998 and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2001. He is admitted to practice before the New York and the New Jersey bar.