Gordon DuGan graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He joined W.P. Carey & Co. right out of college as an Assistant to the Chairman and later rose to become Senior Vice President in the Acquisitions Department. After a short stint as CFO at a technology company from 1995-1997, Gordon returned to W.P. Carey as the Deputy Head of Acquisitions. By 2002, he was named co-CEO and in 2005 became sole CEO of the company. As CEO, Gordon oversaw the growth of $2.5 billion AUM to $10 billion. In 2012, Gordon left W.P. Carey to become the President and CEO of Gramercy Property Trust. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and also serves on the board of The Innocence Project and Advisory Board of India 2020.