Anthony LoPinto
Global Sector Head, Real Estate
Korn/Ferry International

Executive Bio

For more than a decade, Anthony LoPinto has been serving his clients with deep knowledge and perspective on talent needs and organizational challenges to public and private companies – knowledge gained from a 25-year career in real estate. Prior to his current position, he founded and served as chief executive officer of a boutique real estate executive search firm, where he oversaw offices in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, San Francisco and Los Angeles. He has successfully led several high profile search engagements for chief executive officers, directors and a wide-range of executive level positions across all industries and sectors.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in European history from Loyola University in Chicago.

  • The End of Summer Jobs

    Who doesn’t fondly remember when we were kids taking on summer jobs during the lazy hazy crazy days of summer. Summers seemed so long back then, and kids were enlisted for all sorts of jobs to toil away from the end of the school year until the September when school days resumed.

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  • Made in Wisconsin

    In a small town in northern Wisconsin is a giant factory from the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s that produced fine quality men’s shirts—Arrow, I believe—that were carefully and proudly produced by local workers. Alas, the factory is quiet now, and the town has fallen on hard times, like so many others.

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  • Executive Squeeze

    Before the great recession, the airlines were bleeding cash, and most of the major carriers sought protection in the bankruptcy courts. They all emerged from bankruptcy after massive restructuring of bank debt and union contracts ready to roll into the next phase, the mergers of giants. A short list of airlines such as Delta, United and American remain, and they have figured it all out. …

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  • Unfortunate Statistics

    According to a recent analysis commissioned by The Wall Street Journal, of the 67 companies in the Standard & Poor’s 1500 Index with female CEOs, 54% have at least three women in the boardroom compared to 15% of companies with men as CEOs.

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  • Dropouts

    What do Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg all have in common?

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  • Sorry Kids, Vacation Canceled

    Korn Ferry recently published a survey of over 400 executives about their vacation plans and while the results were not startling, they were telling.

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  • Apple Music

    No doubt about it, Apple is extraordinary; the epitome of creativity, innovation, and timeless design. Apple charted new courses with the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad, and now the Apple Watch. Apple also pioneered the move to digital music with iTunes downloads. Alas, the party is over on the music front.

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  • Cultural “Fit”

    Companies are increasingly turning up the heat on hiring employees based on whether they are a strong “culture fit” because conventional wisdom is that good culture fit translates to a more productive, and thus more profitable organization.

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  • Pounding the Pavement

    A recent Harris Poll of unemployed professionals found that almost one-fifth had voluntarily quit their jobs in the search for their next career opportunity.

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  • Family Business

    The key for family enterprises is for the next generation to produce another real estate prodigy who is equipped to carry on the business.

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