Paid for Non-PerformanceTony LoPinto is CEO of Equinox Partners, an executivesearch firm specializing in the real estate industry, and parentcompany of SelectLeaders. The views expressed in this article arethe author’s own.
JobOpportunities
SELECTLEADERS
Junior Analyst–Commercial Real Estate
(AUSTIN) The company seeks an analyst to support its growingportfolio of defaulted US commercial mortgage loans under thecompany's appointment to service commercial mortgage-backedsecurities trusts.

PRUDENTIAL
Investment, VP
(DALLAS) Responsibilities include sourcing structured and highyield investments, including mezzanine and preferred equity,supporting other capital markets transactions, presentinginvestment proposals to the Investment Committee and more.

GRUBB & ELLIS CO.
Regional Director Engineering
(DENVER) This position is responsible for providing senior-levelengineering oversight and assistance to Grubb & EllisManagement Services managed properties as assigned by the SVP,National Director Engineering & Facility Resources Group.

SELECTLEADERS
Real Estate Investment Associate
(SAN FRANCISCO) This individual will add value to the team byworking closely with the acquisitions team to model, analyze,underwrite and help close new real estate investments.
DELOITTEFINANCIAL ADVISORY SERVICES LLP
Valuation Associate–Lease AdvisoryServices
(MULTIPLE LOCATIONS) The company's professionals help companiesidentify, measure and articulate the value of their assets byproviding independent and well-supported valuations.

JONES LANG LASALLE
Property Manager
(BOSTON) The hire will provide excellent communication to bothowners as well as tenants to ensure an ongoing successfulrelationship, communicate effectively and frequently with seniormanagement on all significant operating issues, prepare an annualproperty business plan and more.

AMB PROPERTY CORP.
Construction Manager
(MENLO PARK, CA) Core responsibilities include identifying andsolving construction related issues, the oversight of design, bid,award and closeout of construction projects (annual volume between$5 million and $10 million), provide guidance on constructionrelated issues to the property management team and more.

ERNST & YOUNG
Senior Manager–Transaction Advisory Services-CommercialReal Estate
(NEW YORK CITY) Serve as the manager of multiple important clientengagement teams, with duties including financial analyses,buy-side and sell-side due diligence, cash flow modeling,analytical model reviews, loan portfolio underwriting andmore.
Promotions
HENDRICKS & PARTNERS
(DALLAS) Tom Warren is named partner. He joined the firm in 1999 asan associate partner.

HENRY S. MILLER COMMERCIAL
(DALLAS) Jim Hazard rises to vice president from associate in theoffice and industrial group.

KEYSTONE PACIFIC PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
(IRVINE, CA) James Goldman is promoted to group coordinator fromcommunity association manager after two years with thecompany.

CB RICHARD ELLIS
(CLEVELAND, STAMFORD, CT and NASHVILLE) In Cleveland, ScottHalloran climbs to first vice president. The office broker also isa member of the law firm practice group. In Stamford, Al Mirinrises to senior vice president from first vice president. InNashville, Harrison Johnson becomes vice president.

RYAN & CO.
(ALEXANDRIA, VA) Steve Thompson becomes senior consultant in thefirm's property tax department of the Washington, DC office.

STAUBACH CO.
(NEW YORK CITY) The company doles out nine promotions, with ChrisKraus rising to principal from senior managing director. Also,former directors Drew Saunders and Scott Cahaly are named seniormanaging director and managing director, respectively. The firm'snew directors are Reginald Ross, former financial analyst, andJordan Berger and Brian Reiver, both former associates. ValerieCarlise rises to managing director from director of human resourceswhile Becca Bartels goes to marketing director from marketingassociate and Bozena Sardelic climbs to director of portfolioaccounts from account manager.
SPERRY VAN NESS
(IRVINE, CA) The executive changes include expanding the role ofsenior vice president John McDermott to national leader of businessdevelopment in addition to national oversight for office andindustrial properties. McDermott has spent seven years acting asthe regional manager of the Southern California offices. Also, RodSantomassimo and Kevin Maggiacomo are made senior vice presidents.Santomassimo joined the firm three years ago as regional directorand vice president of the national advisor organization. Maggiacomohas been instrumental in growing the company to more than 150offices in recent years.

IA INTERIOR ARCHITECTS
(NEW YORK CITY) Jennifer Hatton becomes director of global businessdevelopment as she marks her third year with the design firm. Shestarted as director of marketing and business development in theDallas office.
NewHires
CUSHMAN& WAKEFIELD
(BALTIMORE) Michael J. Giannone and Kara K. Parker start asassociates. Giannone previously was a broker with Bridge Business& Property Brokers in New York City. Parker is a recent collegegraduate.

CARLTON ADVISORY SERVICES
(NEW YORK CITY) Thomas Fear joins as managing director and MarcBelsky as a senior acquisition professional. Fear's duties includesourcing opportunities for Carlton Strategic Ventures while Belskywill source and underwrite acquisitions for the division. Fear mostrecently was senior vice president at Savills Granite and Belsky, aprincipal with Bonjour Capital.

PRINCIPAL REAL ESTATE INVESTORS
(SALT LAKE CITY) The firm adds vice regional sales managers forPrincipal Commercial Mortgage Edge, its new small balance loanprogram. All hires previously were origination directors forHometown Commercial Capital. Kent DeHart will be the Southwestregional manager. Allen Enochson gets the Northeast; JaredLivingston, the Southeast; Jared Walk, Texas and the mountainstates; and Tom Owens, the Midwest. Owens will be based in Columbuswhile the rest of the team will work from Salt Lake City.

NEWMARK KNIGHT FRANK
(NEW YORK CITY) Eric Cagner starts as associate director in theheadquarters office. He spent three years as an associate with GVAWilliams.

TRANSWESTERN
(HOUSTON) Greg Keith joins as an associate in the investmentservices group. Keith most recently was a consultant for Jones,Hill, McFarland & Ellis in Dallas.

GVA KIDDER MATHEWS
(SAN FRANCISCO, SEATTLE and PORTLAND, OR) In San Francisco, GardnerCombs comes on board as vice president and senior property managerto lead the expansion into property management in the Bay Area.Combs was co-founder and president of Northwest Asset Management.In Seattle, Stuart Kieland joins the office tenant group. ThePortland office gets Josh Schweitz, who starts as an associate vicepresident in the office group, and Joe Sugura as senior vicepresident on the industrial team. Schweitz was most recently withCB Richard Ellis while Sugura came from Grubb & Ellis Co.

JONES LANG LASALLE
(CHICAGO and NEW JERSEY) David F. Miller becomes vice president inthe tenant representation group for the CBD and GreaterChicagoland. Miller most recently was with Colliers Chicago. InParsippany, NJ, Dino M. Mattessich also starts as a vice president,joining the tenant rep and agency client services group for the NewJersey market. He most recently was a senior associate for CBRichard Ellis.

RIDGE PROPERTY TRUST
(DALLAS) Graydon Bouchillon is named project manager and financialanalyst, and Matthew Smith becomes development project manager.Bouchillon previously worked in the assurance practice forPricewaterhouseCoopers and Smith had been a project manager forThos. S. Byrne, Clayco Construction and Mycon GeneralContracting.

UGL EQUIS
(CHICAGO and DURHAM, NC) Michael Merritt joins as vice presidentand Carole Randolph Jurkash as senior vice president and generalcounsel in the headquarters office. Merritt had been assistant vicepresident and senior real estate portfolio planner for WashingtonMutual Bank. Jurkash, who gets seat on the executive managementteam, was most recently as vice president and deputy generalcounsel for Oak Brook Bank. In Durham, NC, Wendy Webster is namedassistant vice president. She was a former associate accountmanager for Staubach Co.
COLDWELL BANKER COMMERCIAL ALMARGROUP
(CARLSBAD, CA) James Karlovsky is hired as a sales associate forthe office group.

NAI GLOBAL
(NEW YORK CITY) Sheera Berkowitz, Robert Kluge and Casey M. Lewiscome aboard as associates. Berkowitz, joining the corporateservices team, most recently was in asset management for NewmarkKnight Frank. Kluge will focus on office leasing for financialinstitutions and Lewis' specialty is office leasing and tenantrepresentation for advertising, media, technology and healthcarefirms.

MEREDITH & GREW
(BOSTON) Andrew J. Whipple starts as an associate after working asa sales agent for East Coast Realty.

PIRCHER, NICHOLS & MEEKS
(LOS ANGELES) Fernando Villa joins as partner while Charles L.D'Itri starts as an associate. Villa previously practiced varioustypes of real estate law for Greenberg Traurig LLP, where he alsowas a shareholder.

KEYBANK REAL ESTATE CAPITAL
(CLEVELAND) Charles H. Williams joins as vice president tooriginate financing for income-generating properties in EasternOhio and western Pennsylvania. He most recently was assistant vicepresident of Realty Funding Group.

INTERCONTINENTAL REAL ESTATE CORP.
(BOSTON) Matthew Flotta assumes the asset manager's role forout-of-state assets. The veteran previously was general manager forCB Richard Ellis-New England.

CORELAND COS.
(TUSTIN, CA) Laurie Sneve becomes CFO as the company lays thegroundwork for expansion. She most recently was CFO for ArgusRealty Investors. She is replacing Kathie Sitton, senior vicepresident of finance, who is retiring.

TELES PROPERTIES
(LOS ANGELES) The newly launched firm adds Melissa Alt, a veteranof residential real estate in Greater Los Angeles.

ARCHICON
(PHOENIX) Nancy Hamel starts as marketing director of thearchitectural firm.

NAI NORRIS, BEGGS & SIMPSON
(PORTLAND, OR) The firm hires Debbie Chen, who has two years'experience in residential real estate.

GRUBB & ELLIS
(CHICAGO) Glen D. Market takes over as national director of marketresearch. He worked for World Business Chicago, most recently asresearch director.

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Anthony J. LoPinto

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.