Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Gus Carey, the founder of Allergy Technologies, came into the business of bed bugs unconventionally. With roots in the financial services industry, Mr. Carey founded Allergy Technologies in 2001 with a commitment to developing innovative, effective, and consumer-friendly solutions and products to address environmental and healthcare issues in both the affordable housing and hospitality industries.
Before his work with Allergy Technologies, Mr. Carey was a Managing Director of W.P. Carey & Co. (NYSE: WPC) and Vice Chairman and President of four REITs sponsored by W. P. Carey, with assets totaling over $2 billion. He has also served as a loan officer in the North American Department of Kleinwort Benson Limited in London and was Controller at ETA Computer Services. Mr. Carey has an A.B. in Asian Studies from Amherst College, a Master’s degree in Management Studies from Oxford University, and a degree in Advanced Management from Harvard University. Mr. Carey is a former Chairman of the Corporate Advisory Council for the Financial Planning Association and the Investment Program Association in Washington. He has served on various Boards, including Miss Porter’s School, Springside School, the Highlands Mansion and Gardens, the Philadelphia Zoo, and the Ambler Campus of Temple University. Mr. Carey is active in fundraising and development for various charities, including Oxford University and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.
He lives in Ambler, PA with his wife, the horticulturist, author, and lecturer, Jenny Rose Carey. They have three daughters and a grandson.