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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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
CBREGI

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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)

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