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Peregrine Group Overview

  1. 1.  <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Peregrine Group<br /> <br /> <br /> <br />Peregrine Group, LLC<br />Overview<br /> <br />Ward P. Feste<br />President<br />T 312.564.8886<br /><br /><br /> <br /> <br />Statement of Confidentiality<br />The information contained within this analysis is intended for individual use only. It must not be duplicated or distributed.<br />
  2. 2. Peregrine Group<br />Table of Contents<br />Practice Expertise p. 3-4<br />Peregrine Group Overview p. 5<br />Peregrine Group Difference p. 6-7<br />Knowledge Management p. 8<br />Practice Coverage p. 9<br />Search Process p.10<br />Biographies p.11-13<br />
  3. 3. Peregrine Group<br />Practice Expertise<br />After close to 25 years of working together building one of the most successful boutique executive search practices focused exclusively in the real estate sector, Ward Feste, Jon Schultz and Larry Loubet created our new company, the Peregrine Group.The Principals of the Peregrine Group have conducted searches for all levels and functions of real estate professionals, as well as all property types and capital sources. Clients range from growth-oriented entrepreneurs and developers to institutional investors, global consulting firms, advisors, quasi-governmental entities, third-party service providers, corporations and REITs.<br />Peregrine Group Executive Search Benefits:<br />25 plus years of experience focused on the real estate industry<br />Work across all sectors within real estate and real estate finance, placing mid to senior management executives <br />Cover all primary and secondary geographic markets <br />Conduct searches for all levels and functions <br />Work across all areas of commercial and residential property types <br />Expertise in building out the management of an organization (horizontal & vertical)<br />
  4. 4. Peregrine Group<br />Practice Expertise<br />Industry Sectors<br />Peregrine Group works across all sectors within Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Asset and Property Management, Debt Investments, Equity Investments, and Corporate Real Estate and Services, placing mid- to senior-level executives on behalf of:<br />Management Levels<br />Peregrine Group places executives at all management levels:<br />
  5. 5. Peregrine Group<br />Peregrine Group Overview<br />Principals have over 75 years of cumulative industry specific executive search experience<br />Boutique executive search firm whose hallmark is long-term client relationships based on delivering high quality results<br />Significant history of collaborating with clients to build and grow thousands of innovative organizations ranging from start-ups to multi-nationals<br />Principals recognized as a national leader in Executive Search<br />Practices:<br />Real Estate <br />Financial Services<br />Development <br />Construction & Architecture<br />Professional Services <br />Infrastructure <br />Search completion rate of 92% exceeds industry average of 67%<br />Highly skilled with the issues confronting organizations experiencing change while recognizing the importance of executive selection and its impact on a company’s strategic growth <br />Over 80% of our client base represents repeat business. <br />
  6. 6. Peregrine Group<br />The Peregrine Group Difference<br />Powerful Partnerships<br />Peregrine Group knowledge sharing is a primary reason clients benefit from and through partnerships with us.  Putting our combined experience together leverages our over 75 + years of trusted relationships and search expertise; our clients can count on all the resources and expertise of Peregrine Group working on each assignment.<br />Innovative Thinking<br />Proven history of assisting our clients in building and growing hundreds of organizations based on creatively fulfilling client search mandates.<br />Innovative approaches to strategic staffing challenges have contributed to our clients success in breaking through barriers and improving their organizations.  Peregrine Group integrates primary and secondary research, unique knowledge and perspectives about competitors, insights about compensation trends, and other value-adds that drive successful results.<br />Invest in knowledge management leadership and support systems to ensure that we continuously optimize our innovative thinking and access to real-time information.  <br />
  7. 7. Peregrine Group<br />The Peregrine Group Difference<br />The Human Touch<br />Our clients can depend on the Peregrine Group search experience to offer three consistent distinctions:<br />Exceptional service – and results <br />Tangible demonstrations of our strong culture and values <br />A collaborative, accessible style that creates enduring relationships <br />Peregrine’s executive search process goes far beyond specifications, mechanics and transactions. It requires maturity, balanced perspective, sensitivity, consistency, the highest level of business ethics and mutual trust. <br />Our culture and values infuse everything we do because they shape who we are and how we do business. <br />A Strong Team<br />Peregrine Group’s Principals are exceptionally talented veterans in the executive search industry.  Each has considerable years of experience in their practice areas. <br />Steeped in our culture of collaboration, knowledge sharing, client commitment and teamwork, they bring the art and science of high-quality search to our clients.<br />
  8. 8. Peregrine Group<br />Knowledge Management<br />Dedicated resources devoted to candidate identification, competitor and marketplace intelligence.<br />Provide real-time market intelligence on target organizations and competitors to clients facilitating optimum fully-informed decision-making.<br />Actively augment and maintain a proprietary database of senior level executives that tracks professional experience, candidate motivations, compensation and related competitive intelligence.<br />Services include:<br />Compensation Studies<br />Comprehensive Position Descriptions<br />Organizational Structures<br />Hiring Strategies<br />Special, ad-hoc projects customized to client needs<br />
  9. 9. Peregrine Group<br />Practice Coverage<br />
  10. 10. Peregrine Group<br />The Search Process<br />II. Shaping the Candidate Profile<br />I. Groundwork<br />Establish and finalize:<br /><ul><li>Position description
  11. 11. Search timeline
  12. 12. Targeted research strategy
  13. 13. Immerse search team in client’s culture
  14. 14. Develop thorough understanding of client’s overall business strategy, history and future vision</li></ul>IV. Closing the Candidate<br />III. Active Recruiting<br /><ul><li>Facilitate the hiring process, continually monitoring and emphasizing client’s priorities, interests and needs
  15. 15. Work with client on the development of an appropriate offer with the employment terms necessary to attract the candidate of choice
  16. 16. Conduct rigorous due diligence on selected candidate
  17. 17. Identify the very best candidates that meet agreed upon competencies
  18. 18. Conduct telephone, video-conference and/orin-person interviews with high probability candidates
  19. 19. Hold weekly conference call with client
  20. 20. Facilitate interviews and client/candidate feedback
  21. 21. Determine refinements, if any, to the profile and recruiting strategy</li></li></ul><li>Peregrine Group<br />The Team<br />Ward P. Feste<br />President<br />As a co-founder of Peregrine Group in 2009, Ward Feste has had recruiting success in virtually all real estate functions such as fund management, REIT securities investment management, development, property acquisitions and sales, leasing, asset and property management, mortgage finance,and corporate real estate. Prior to Peregrine Group he was a Partner at Carlyle Group since 1986 where he co-managed the Real Estate Practice and completed more than 350 executive search mandates focused in the commercial real estate arena.<br />Ward also has been active in numerous professional real estate associations, including the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association (CMSA), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the Corporate Real Estate Network (CoreNet). <br />Ward is a member of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA) and a lifetime member of the Indiana University Alumni Association.  He has served on the board of directors for the Indiana University Kelley School of Business Alumni Club of Chicago and is the founder and a past president for the Indiana University Real Estate Club of Chicago in conjunction with the IU Center for Real Estate Studies. He is also a board member for City of Hope’s Real Estate Action Committee (REACH).<br />
  22. 22. Peregrine Group<br />The Team<br />Larry Loubet<br />Managing Director<br />As a co-founder of Peregrine Group, Larry Loubet’s expertise encompasses virtually all functional areas of the real estate industry.  He has completed assignments in debt and equity finance, real estate services, property and asset management, leasing, development, construction, accounting, information technology, corporate real estate, operations and management consulting. His success is evidenced by his ability to fulfill client hiring needs throughout the country for positions as diverse as managing director-corporate real estate services, partner-client capital marketing, managing director-client accounting, president-property management, managing director-capital markets, vice president and national director-capital markets, principal-DUS finance, and chief information officer.Prior to Peregrine Group, Larry spent 22 years with Carlyle Group ultimately co-managing the national real estate practice. Additionally, Larry spent the prior six years as a psychotherapist treating individuals and families for a family service and community mental health center. He is active with a variety of professional real estate organizations, including the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).Larry has a BA in history and psychology from Rutgers University and an MA in social service administration from the University of Chicago.<br />
  23. 23. Peregrine Group<br />The Team<br />Jon Schultz<br />Managing Director<br />As a co-founder of Peregrine Group, Jon Schultz is responsible for business development, client relationship management and search execution. Jon has successfully placed executives at all functional levels (from Director to Executive Vice President) within originations, mortgage lending, portfolio management, operations, acquisitions, asset management, capital markets, tax-exempt finance, accounting, administration and equity investments. Jon is leading the Peregrine Group foray into the infrastructure/public private partnership (PPP) arena to include entities that invest in, advise, develop and finance these activities.<br />Jon has worked closely with leading multi-national organizations, playing a strategic role in aligning a company’s business strategy to executive leadership and management team selection and hiring initiatives. Jon has also been instrumental in helping his clients establish a presence in major primary and secondary U.S. markets. Prior to Peregrine Group, Jon spent 26 years with Carlyle Group as a Partner directing and executing executive search mandates on a national level. <br />Jon attended DePaul University and is active in numerous professional real estate organizations including the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Urban Land Institute (ULI) as well as the Chicago Real Estate Council (CREC) where he is a Director of the Professional Development Committee. Jon is also an active member and fundraiser for the Metropolitan Chicago YMCA and for the Chicago Public School System.<br />