SOURCE: W. P. Carey & Co. LLC

W. P. Carey & Co. LLC

March 01, 2010 09:15 ET

W. P. Carey's CEO to Speak at NYU's 15th Annual REIT Symposium

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) - Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that Gordon F. DuGan, President and CEO, will participate at NYU's 15th Annual REIT Symposium to be held at the Pierre Hotel in New York City on March 11, 2010. This year's program, "The Geometry of Recovery - Are REITs the Solution?" will focus on the new deal environment for the REIT and commercial real estate industries and Mr. DuGan will speak on the panel discussing "Recapitalizing and Reinventing REITs, REOCs and Opportunity Funds" on Thursday at 11:35 AM (ET).

Listen to Mr. DuGan's recent REITCafé interview discussing similar REIT related topics of capital structure, cash flow and dividends at

W. P. Carey & Co. LLC
W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) is an investment management company that provides long term sale leaseback and build to suit financing for companies worldwide and manages a global investment portfolio approaching $10 billion. Through its CPA® series of income-generating, non-traded REITs, W. P. Carey helps companies and private equity firms unlock capital tied up in real estate assets. The W. P. Carey Group's investments are highly diversified, comprising contractual agreements with approximately 275 long-term corporate obligors spanning 28 industries and 15 countries.

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The aforementioned REITCafé interview contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Federal securities laws. A number of factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievement to differ materially from those anticipated. Among those risks, trends and uncertainties are the general economic climate; the supply of and demand for office and industrial properties; interest rate levels; the availability of financing; and other risks associated with the acquisition and ownership of properties, including risks that the tenants will not pay rent, or that costs may be greater than anticipated. For further information on factors that could impact the Company, reference is made to the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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