NEW YORK, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its Board of Directors increased its quarterly cash dividend to $1.015 per share, equivalent to an annualized dividend rate of $4.06 per share. The dividend is payable on April 16, 2018 to stockholders of record as of March 29, 2018. "W. P. Carey has delivered consecutive annual dividend increases since going public in 1998. We are proud of our long-standing track record of providing shareholders with stable and recurring income generation across all market cycles," said W. P. Carey CEO Jason Fox. W. P. Carey Inc. Celebrating its 45 th anniversary, W. P. Carey Inc. is a leading internally-managed net lease REIT that provides long-term sale-leaseback and build-to-suit financing solutions primarily for companies in the U.S. and Europe. At December 31, 2017, the Company had an enterprise value of approximately $11.5 billion. In addition to its owned portfolio of diversified global real estate, W. P. Carey manages a series of investment programs. Its corporate finance-focused credit and real estate underwriting process is a constant that has been successfully leveraged across a wide variety of industries and property types. Furthermore, its portfolio of long-term leases with creditworthy tenants has an established history of generating stable cash flows, enabling it to deliver consistent and rising dividend income to investors for over four decades. www.wpcarey.com Institutional Investors: Peter Sands W. P. Carey Inc. 212-492-1110 email@example.com Individual Investors: W. P. Carey Inc. 212-492-8920 firstname.lastname@example.org Press Contact: Guy LawrenceRoss & Lawrence212-308-3333 email@example.comView original content with multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/w-p-carey-inc-increases-quarterly-dividend-to-1015-per-share-300614962.html SOURCE W. P. Carey Inc.