About Us

Ferguson Partners Ltd. is a global executive recruiting consultancy specializing in real estate, hospitality and leisure, and healthcare. While they have demonstrated a competency in recruiting individuals from other industries, over the last twenty five years the firm has found that its clients are ultimately more comfortable hiring individuals with relevant industry experience that have the background and qualifications they are seeking.

FPL’s competitive advantage in real estate is that they serve clients across various sectors of the real estate industry, including real estate owners and asset managers (REITs, investment managers, private equity funds, homebuilders, public and private developers, corporate real estate firms), financial services providers (commercial & residential mortgage lenders, CMBS firms, hedge funds, investment & commercial banks, insurance companies), and related operators and service providers (REOCs, commercial services & brokerage firms, engineering & construction firms).

Its hospitality and leisure practice covers lodging and gaming to restaurants and recreation-related businesses. And in healthcare, its clients range from hospitals and senior housing firms to pharmaceuticals and medical device manufacturers.


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Ferguson Partners conducts hundreds of searches globally each year for C-suite executives and other senior business leaders, as well as Board of Director positions. Ferguson Partners also offers a full range of leadership services including CEO and senior executive succession planning, leadership assessment and coaching, and team effectiveness. The firm provides a range of compensation consulting services to private and public real estate companies, performing 200+ projects each year. FPL Associates also provides organizational, financial & strategic consulting, bringing a wealth of industry and category-specific expertise to a broad range of projects.

Solutions And Expertise

Ferguson Partners Ltd. is a global executive recruiting consultancy specializing in real estate, hospitality and leisure, and healthcare.

  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Career Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Succession Planning
  • Asset Management
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Commercial Banking
  • Construction
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • Industrial
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Private Equity
  • Technology
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Ferguson Partners Names Vice Chairman

FPL Associates , a global professional services firm specializing in providing executive search, as well as leadership, compensation and management consulting solutions, has elected Jeffrey Hauswirth as its vice chairman based in its Toronto office. “As vice chairman, Jeff will serve in a number of key leadership roles for the firm,” said William J. Ferguson,

Ferguson Partners Heading CEO Search for Mack-Cali Realty

Ferguson Partners Ltd. has been retained by Mack-Cali Realty Corp. to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Mitch Rudin, former chief executive of Brookfield Office Properties’ U.S. division, was the leading candidate to replace outgoing CEO Mitchell Hersh. “Since initiating this process, the board search committee, in conjunction