W. P. Carey & Co. LLC has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Lefleur as Executive Director. Since joining the International Investment team at its founding in 2003, Mr. Lefleur has closed nearly $1 billion in commercial real estate deals on behalf of W. P. Carey and played a key role in closing the company's first deals in Canada, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Thailand. Mr. Lefleur remains focused on the international growth of the company and is actively developing its new business in Western Europe today.
"Jeff is a highly talented individual who has made major contributions to the development of W. P. Carey's global initiatives and we are very fortunate to have him as a member of our International Investment Team," said Chairman Wm. Polk Carey. "I offer him my warmest congratulations on his recent promotion."
Mr. Lefleur joined W. P. Carey as an analyst in its Treasury department in 2000, where he assisted in the due diligence and financial modeling required to complete the merger and creation of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC. A graduate of New York University's Stern School of Business with a double major in Finance and Accounting, Mr. Lefleur is a specialist in the financial modeling of complicated foreign investments. He is also a Treasurer for the W. P. Carey Foundation.