SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 14, 2018
W. P. Carey Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
50 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 492-1100
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.07 – Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
An annual meeting of stockholders of the Company was held on June 14, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”). Set forth below are the final voting results from the Annual Meeting.
To elect ten Directors for 2018:
Name of Director
Mark A. Alexander
Peter J. Farrell
Robert J. Flanagan
Jason E. Fox
Benjamin H. Griswold, IV
Axel K.A. Hansing
Margaret G. Lewis
Christopher J. Niehaus
Nick J.M. van Ommen
For Proposal One, each of the directors received a majority of the votes cast, in person or by proxy, at the Annual Meeting and, as a result, each was elected to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders.
A proposal to approve, in an advisory vote, the compensation for the Company’s named executive officers
Proposal Two was approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, after receiving more than a majority of the votes cast, in person or by proxy, at the Annual Meeting.
To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for 2018
Proposal Three was approved after receiving more than a majority of the votes cast, in person or by proxy, at the Annual Meeting.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
W. P. Carey Inc.
June 20, 2018
/s/ Susan C. Hyde
Susan C. Hyde
Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary