Joseph Healey is Korn Ferry’s Global Private Capital Practice Leader. He joined the firm in 2009 and he is based in New York.
Mr. Healey has spent nearly three decades in executive search advising leaders of illiquid asset management firms in Private Equity, Private Debt and Infrastructure on talent acquisition and talent management strategies. Representative clients include a wide spectrum of asset management organizations interested in long duration investing include direct investment firms, traditional asset managers, hedge funds, Family Offices, Corporates and a variety of institutional limited partners. With respect to new fund formation, Mr. Healey has played a central role in the formation of more than 20 private markets investment firms.
Prior to his current position, in 2002 Mr. Healey founded a specialist Alternative Asset Management executive search firm which became one of the industry’s most well-recognized boutiques. He led both the firm and its Private Equity Practice until its sale to Korn Ferry in 2009. Prior to 2002, he headed the Private Equity Practice of another global executive search firm.
Mr. Healey has become one of the recognized authorities on the Private Markets investment industry. He is a frequent guest speaker at industry conferences in the United States and Europe and he is often quoted in industry publications. He is an advisor to several funds and their leadership teams and he has also served as an expert witness on private equity compensation matters.
Mr. Healey is a proud board member of the Manhattan Theater Club, one of the premier not-for-profit theater companies in the U.S. and he is a recreational triathlete.
Mr. Healey earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Hofstra University.