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Jerry Upright

Principal

Jerry Upright is a Principal in Korn Ferry’s New York office. He is also a member of the Firm’s Global Infrastructure Practice as well as the Global Private Capital  Practice.

Mr. Upright works closely with other members of the Global Infrastructure Practice and Global Private Capital Practice to cover the infrastructure sector across the United States.

He operates as an “outsourced talent operating partner” placing investment professionals, operating partners, asset managers, and senior/strategic advisors within the GP as well as executives within the assets. His asset expertise includes Communications, Waste, Water, Pipelines, Energy Transmission and Distribution, Contracted Power  Generation, Merchant Power Generation, Bridges, Tunnels, Toll roads, Airports, Seaports,  Shipping and Rail.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2012, Mr. Upright was a Senior Consultant at a global recruitment firm where he focused on the Business Services and the Financial Services industries dedicated to the Industrial Manufacturing and Infrastructure sectors.

Mr. Upright graduated from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA with a bachelor’s degree in Business, Organizations and Society.