Global in Reach. Boutique by Design.

As a talent management boutique with global reach, we go the extra distance with our expertise and experience to bring you tailored strategies that stand the test of time. Independent and employee-owned, we bring great pride, care, and passion to every engagement. 

With a strong concentration of real estate and real assets clients and deep expertise in hospitality and healthcare services, we are able to access talent from both inside and outside a variety of industries. Our approach has enabled us to recruit strong, diverse talent into the industries and asset classes we both love and serve. 

We orchestrate the essential disciplines impacting human capital - Executive and Board Search, Compensation Consulting, Leadership Consulting, and Management Consulting - to deliver trustworthy solutions that help you capitalize on the advantages of great leadership. Our attentive and closely connected team collaborates across continents to help clients drive value with confidence. Hear from our clients.


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Executive/Board Search

We are able to identify and recruit individuals who will be successful over the long term.

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Leadership Consulting

We offer services including CEO and executive succession, coaching, and leadership assessment.

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Compensation Consulting

We go far beyond the data to deliver optimal solutions to our private and public clients.

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Management Consulting

We help companies develop strategies and organizations to drive success.

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We have worked with Ferguson Partners in the US, Europe and Asia and across their different business units of Executive Search; Compensation Consulting; Leadership Consulting; and Management Consulting. Their global focus on human capital in Real Assets is second to none and, importantly, they are able to deliver this global network to us in a joined-up way.

Sophie van Oosterom
former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer EMEA

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As a newly minted spin-off, our challenge was to support leaders that were elevated into new roles and develop a culture that was separate and distinct from our legacy organization.  The Ferguson Partners team brought a complete solution of strategic human capital advice, practical application frameworks, and executive coaching that enabled us to define our culture, communicate it to our employees and implement tangible actions and measures to reinforce it.

Raymond J. Lewis
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Treehouse Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc.

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Ferguson Partners has been a valued and trusted partner to AvalonBay for over 20 years. During that time we’ve relied on them time and again for many of the services they offer including executive recruiting, compensation, training and coaching. The depth and breadth of their expertise in the real estate industry, along with their commitment to their clients, set them apart. Bill and his team are truly exceptional.

Timothy J. Naughton
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

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LaSalle Investment Management has a long and deep relationship with Ferguson Partners spanning over 20 years and all regions of the world. We particularly value their focus and deep knowledge of the real estate sector. We also believe the integrated combination of search, compensation consulting, benchmarking and strategic consulting expertise provides Ferguson Partners with an unparalleled level of insight into our industry.

Jeff Jacobson
former Global Chief Executive Officer
LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. (HQ)

2023 Fundraising Year in Review

Commitments to private real estate dropped significantly in 2023 Capital commitments from U.S. public pension funds to privately managed real estate vehicles amounted to $32.7 billion in 2023, marking the lowest fundraising volume recorded since 2013. Year over year, the total commitment volume decreased 50%. This decline in total commitment volume was primarily driven by…

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Global Quarterly | February 2024

We are pleased to share the latest issue of Ferguson Partners’ Global Quarterly newsletter, highlighting key transactions, people moves and industry trends impacting the global real assets industries across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. As a result of high borrowing rates and uncertain economic conditions, global commercial real estate investment volumes continued to fall…

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Ferguson Partners Assists Macerich on Naming Jackson Hsieh as CEO

Tom O’Hern to Retire as Chief Executive Officer of The Macerich Company Jackson Hsieh Named as Successor SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 05, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Macerich Company (NYSE: MAC) (the “Company”) today announced that Jackson Hsieh will become the President and Chief Executive of Macerich on March 1, 2024, following the retirement of…

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Global Real Estate DEI Survey: Volume III

Download a PDF of the summary report. In 2023, Ferguson Partners joined forces withNAREIM, NCREIF, Pension Real Estate Association, REALPAC and Urban Land Institute to track global real estate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) data around corporate practices. Now in its third year, the Global Real Estate DEI Survey Volume III found that commercial real estate companies are broadening and…

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Report: ULI Global Sustainability Outlook 2024, sponsored by Ferguson Partners

For the third consecutive year, Ferguson Partners is the proud sponsor the ULI Global Sustainability Outlook. Launched in 2021, the publication is an opportunity for ULI to share insights from member experts on the key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues that will impact strategic real estate and land use decision-making each coming year. In…

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Ferguson Partners Assists Park Hotels & Resorts on Appointment of Terri McClements to Board of Directors

A seasoned business leader, Terri spent more than three decades at PwC in various roles and brings expertise in finance, strategy and human capital matters. You can find the announcement in the press release below.  Park Hotels & Resorts Announces Appointment of Terri McClements to Board of Directors TYSONS, Va., Jan. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Park Hotels…

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