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

Executive Bio

Tony LoPinto is the Global Sector Leader of Korn Ferry’s Real Estate Practice and founder of SelectLeaders. For the past 18 years 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.

  • Crumbling

    With much hoopla, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Association cut the ribbon on the expansion of the NYC subway system. It's a small triumph in an otherwise troubled national infrastructure scene.

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  • Not So Happy New Year

    For the last decade I have trumpeted ushering in of the new business year the day after Labor Day. I revel in observing that the rhythm of business tracks the seasons, and after the lazy days of summer business reignites and gears-up for a marathon to the following July when the business cycle wains into what used to be a slumber. Not so this year!

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  • Tomorrow, Tomorrow

    For those of you who chronically wait to read the current edition of the Executive Watch, you may have an issue with effective time management, or so the Wall Street Journal reported in today’s edition. In other words, why do today what you can put off until tomorrow.

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  • Chinese Checkers

    By my count, over the course of the past 40 years there have been six major seismic shocks that put the financial markets, and then the economy into a tail spin, with the “great recession” of 2008 being the granddaddy of them all.

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  • Joblessness

    The great recession crushed businesses across every sector and every region, and it has been a slow climb out of the rubble with vestiges of the downturn still impacting business and the economy.

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  • Alphabet Soup

    Google announced yesterday that it is restructuring.

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  • Micro Companies

    Beyond the large public REITs, a handful of global service companies and investment managers, the real estate industry is a mosaic of small entrepreneurial and locally focused owners, developers, investors and consultants.

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  • The Gig Economy

    In many major cities Uber, the car service that is relied upon by legions of execs and professionals, as well as mom and dad, is under attack on many fronts.

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  • 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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