XNYS:WPC W P Carey Inc Insider Activity 4 Filing - 9/28/2012

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Karst Jan F
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
W. P. Carey Inc. [WPC]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O W. P. CAREY INC., 50 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/28/2012
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10020
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 09/28/2012   A   20,971 A (1) 61,891(2)(3) D  
Common Stock 09/28/2012   A   419 A (4) 4,843(3)(5) I Held in trust for minor child
Common Stock               2,970(3)(6) I Held in trust for minor child
Common Stock               3,955(3)(7) I Held in trust for minor child
Common Stock               5,297(3) I By wife

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Karst Jan F
C/O W. P. CAREY INC.
50 ROCKEFELLER PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10020
    X    

Signatures

 /s/ James A. Fitzgerald, Attorney-in-fact   10/12/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Received in exchange for 90,164.936 shares of Corporate Property Associates 15 Incorporated ("CPA:15") common stock in connection with the merger of CPA:15 with and into a subsidiary of the Issuer. The most recent estimated net asset value of CPA:15's common stock was $10.40 per share, and the market value of the Issuer's common stock (based on the closing price of its predecessor's stock on the date of the merger) was $49 per share.
(2) Includes 752.89 shares previously acquired under the Issuer's Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
(3) Reflects an additional 300 shares received as a gift, prior to becoming a Reporting Person, that were not reflected in the previous filing.
(4) Received in exchange for 1,805.035 shares of Corporate Property Associates 15 Incorporated ("CPA:15") common stock in connection with the merger of CPA:15 with and into a subsidiary of the Issuer. The most recent estimated net asset value of CPA:15's common stock was $10.40 per share, and the market value of the Issuer's common stock (based on the closing price of its predecessor's stock on the date of the merger) was $49 per share.
(5) Includes 11.2361 shares acquired between 1/13/2012 and 7/16/2012 under the Issuer's dividend reinvestment plan.
(6) Includes 11.2537 shares acquired between 1/13/2012 and 7/16/2012 under the Issuer's dividend reinvestment plan.
(7) Includes 11.226 shares acquired between 1/13/2012 and 7/16/2012 under the Issuer's dividend reinvestment plan.
 
Remarks:
On September 28, 2012, W. P. Carey Inc. became the successor of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC pursuant to a merger.  In the merger, shares of W. P. Carey & Co. LLC were exchanged for W. P. Carey Inc. stock on a one-for-one basis, with cash issued in lieu of any fractional shares.

The Reporting Person is deemed to beneficially own more than 10% of the Issuer's outstanding Common Stock because he is a co-executor of an estate that owns more than 10% of the Issuer's outstanding Common Stock.

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