Jane Marcus
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Jane Marcus

Senior Client Partner
New York

Jane Marcus is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s New York and Chicago offices. She is a leading member of the Firm’s Asset Management and Wealth Management Sectors, within the Global Financial Services Market.

Jane Marcus is a prominent asset management executive search professional, who has carved out a strong reputation at the highest levels of organizations in the financial services industry. Her broad and deep exposure in this sector ensure she understands client challenges and can advise on the most effective leadership solutions.

Jane’s client work bridges the firm’s Financial Services and Board & CEO Services Practices. Throughout more than 25 years in the executive recruiting business, Jane has led CEO, C-suite, and other senior-level engagements for clients across the financial services spectrum from institutional asset management firms, insurance companies, and mutual funds to endowments, foundations, private banking firms, and family offices.

In addition to her senior-level recruiting activities, Jane is a regularly featured speaker and author on human capital trends in the asset management industry. She has also been selected as a member of Institutional Investor’s US Institute Advisory Council.

Before joining Korn Ferry, Jane led the global asset and wealth management practice at another global executive search firm. Her prior search experience includes 13 years with the Chicago office of another executive recruitment firm, where she led the firm's Midwest asset management practice.

Jane earned a master of management degree (with distinction) from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management of Northwestern University, as well as both a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of fine arts degree from Stephens College. She serves on the board of trustees of Stephens College.

A competitive ballroom dancer, Jane regularly competes nationally on the professional/amateur circuit in both smooth and rhythm styles of dancing.