For more than a decade, Mr. 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 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.
Prior to entering the search practice, Mr. LoPinto had extensive experience in capital markets, development and investments, having held executive positions with Bankers Trust, Mobil Land Development Corporation, Cushman & Wakefield, First Chicago and The Charles E. Smith Companies, where, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, he managed the company's initial REIT public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
Mr. LoPinto is a weekly commentator on GlobeSt.com and is a frequent speaker at major industry events. He is also a member and governor of Urban Land Institute and member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, Pension Real Estate Association, National Multi-Housing Council and The Real Estate Roundtable.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in European History from Loyola University in Chicago, IL.