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Kara Sugimoto

Kara Cordray Sugimoto is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Practice, focusing her cross-functional executive search expertise in commercial real estate.  Read more >

Kara Cordray Sugimoto is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Practice, focusing her cross-functional executive search expertise in commercial real estate. 

Prior to joining DHR International, Kara was the founding principal of Origin Advisors, Inc., a boutique retained search firm providing customized human capital consulting to the real estate industry with an eye toward providing high touch, retained recruiting services to select clients. With two decades in commercial real estate and executive search, Kara has completed hundreds of engagements representing a wide range of public and private real estate firms. 

Before Origin Advisors, Kara developed and executed senior- and executive-level searches on the West Coast as a senior principal with Rhodes Associates, a global retained executive search firm with specialty practices in real estate, global banking and markets, and asset and wealth management. She previously was a director with Ferguson Partners, Ltd., a boutique executive recruiting firm focused on the commercial real estate industry, where she specialized in mid- to executive-level searches across the western United States.

Kara began her career in real estate with Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, a commercial real estate capital intermediary in Houston.

Kara is a member of Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and City of Hope's Building Hope initiative. < Read less

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Los Angeles | North America