December 2, 2020 – Chicago-headquartered 20/20 Foresight Executive Search has expanded with the addition of Mike Jones as managing director to lead the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. “Since our founding in 1994, we have honed our industry knowledge, experience and expertise by working in real estate before recruiting for it,” said Bob Cavoto, founder and managing principal of 20/20 Foresight. “With the addition of Mike Jones, who brings an outstanding background and exceptional industry relationships, we will be able to expand our hiring efforts and cement our place as recruitment leaders in the all-important Washington, D.C. market.”
Mr. Jones brings more than 25 years of experience leading entrepreneurial and institutional real estate companies. His career includes high-level transactional experience at Insignia and CBRE, along with transactional and managerial roles on the ownership side, including at Liberty Property Trust, where he served as market leader for the entire Washington, D.C. region. In this capacity, Mr. Jones had profit and loss responsibility and direct oversight of all other company initiatives including asset and property management, leasing, acquisitions, construction, and personnel.
Mr. Jones has also been involved with numerous asset types, including urban and suburban office, retail, multifamily, flex and industrial. “The focus of his new position with 20/20 Foresight will be serving as an impactful industry liaison between real estate companies and qualified candidates, using his insights and acumen to help build the best teams,” the firm said.
“For more than two decades, Mike led a highly successful career in managerial positions with some of the top real estate firms in the country,” said Robert Peck, managing director at 20/20 Foresight. “Now as a service provider to real estate investment businesses, Mike will be uniquely advantaged to provide his clients with an extraordinary recruitment experience that other recruiters simply can’t. We’re delighted to have Mike Jones leading the growth of the Washington, DC office; this is a key market for the future of 20/20.”
“My background in real estate has naturally led to a rewarding career in recruitment,” Mr. Jones said. “I am excited to apply my unique skill-set to 20/20 Foresight’s expanding recruiting initiatives, where the company’s proven proprietary process, industry-leading technology, and dedicated and driven team are truly unparalleled.”
20/20 Foresight primarily serves companies involved in the real estate, financial services and service industries. It was established by Mr. Cavoto in 1994 and now has more than 50 consultants serving a broad range of clients and recruit from mid-level management through to senior C-level executives. The firm has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Miami, Boston, Washington D.C. and New York City.
20/20 Foresight is composed of 20/20 Real Estate, 20/20 Financial, 20/20 Industrial, 20/20 Consultants and 20/20 Private Equity. 20/20 Foresight has completed more than 1,500 searches for all levels of management.
20/20 Foresight Executive Search Names Pittsburgh Office Leaders
20/20 Foresight Executive Search has named Matt Jagodrinski and Dan Serakowski to lead the firm’s newly established Pittsburgh office. They will hold the title co-managing directors. “As the recruiting industry continues to evolve and become hyper-local in today’s rapidly transforming marketplace, 20/20 Foresight is staying true to our mission of hiring knowledgeable, passionate specialists to ensure our company is a trusted long-term partner for our clients,” said Bob Cavoto, founder and managing principal of 20/20 Foresight.
For over 20 years, Mr. Cavoto has completed in excess of 400 searches in the U.S. and worldwide. He has also established a worldwide reputation for career coaching and job finding for a discreet and select clientele of executives who need help in coaching and finding their next roles. For over 10 years, Mr. Cavoto has completed more than 200 coaching and job finding assignments for renowned executives in the real estate, financial and service industries.
20/20 Foresight recently expanded with the addition of Mitch Ornstein as managing director. Mr. Ornstein, who works from the firm’s Chicago office, brings more than 15 years of executive search experience in placing senior leaders across all functions to his new role. He will serve as 20/20 Foresight’s functional expert in the CFO suite.
“As recruitment continues to evolve in today’s rapidly transforming marketplace, 20/20 Foresight is staying true to our mission of hiring knowledgeable, passionate specialists who are also industry leaders,” said Robert Peck, managing director of 20/20 Foresight. “Mitch’s extensive experience leading successful teams as well as his financial acumen allow him to guide his clients to savvy hires that make a real difference in their highly targeted placements.”
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media