Sugimoto Joins DHR International as Partner

Jul 15, 2016

DALLAS, TX (July 15, 2016) – Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce that Kara Cordray Sugimoto has joined as partner in the firm’s Real Estate Practice. Sugimoto brings more than 15 years of specialized real estate recruiting experience to DHR International. 

Prior to joining DHR International, Sugimoto was the founding principal for Origin Advisors, Inc. a boutique retained search firm providing customized human capital consulting to the real estate industry. Sugimoto has completed hundreds of engagements representing a wide range of public and private real estate firms.

Before Origin Advisors, Sugimoto developed and executed senior- and executive-level searches on the West Coast as a senior principal with Rhodes Associates. 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. Sugimoto began her career in real estate with Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, a commercial real estate capital intermediary in Houston.

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

For more than 25 years DHR International has been a leading, privately held provider of executive search solutions with more than 50 wholly-owned offices spanning the globe.  DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base.  For more information on DHR International, visit