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Investment Team – North America

Craig Vachris

Executive Director
Chief Credit Officer, Credit & Risk

Craig Vachris serves as the Chief Credit Officer of W. P. Carey Inc., overseeing the credit and real estate underwriting for all domestic and international transactions. Prior to joining the Company in 2011, he was Vice President of Asset Management for Sovereign Investment Company where he was responsible for underwriting, structuring and managing approximately $1 billion in net lease assets. Prior to Sovereign Investment, he worked at Gemini Realty Advisors, a real estate consulting and advisory firm, as well as at ABN AMRO and JP Morgan Chase in their respective corporate banking divisions as a credit officer. He also served in the United States Army Reserve, holding the rank of Lieutenant.

Craig received his B.A. from Brown University where he was captain of the lacrosse team. He also holds a MS in Real Estate Finance from New York University.