Head of European Investments
Arvi Luoma joined W. P. Carey in 2006 and currently serves as Managing Director and Head of European Investments. Based in London, he oversees the sourcing, negotiating, underwriting, structuring and closing of investments in Europe.
Since joining the firm, he has been directly involved in the structuring of more than €3 billion in sale-leaseback, net lease, build-to-suit, value-add and joint-venture investments across all major real estate asset classes. He has undertaken transactions in 15 countries including W. P. Carey’s first investments in the Spanish, Norwegian and Baltic markets. In addition, he structured the firm’s first hospitality investments in Europe including the Roomers® Munich development, a Marriott Autograph Collection® hotel in Germany.
Arvi graduated magna cum laude from Oxford University with a Master of Engineering degree in Materials Science, Economics and Management. He is also a reserve officer in the Finnish Navy where he served as chairman of the Reserve Officer Course and he is fluent in Finnish.