Press Release.


John Albrecht Joins Integra Realty Resources as CEO

July 24, 2013 – Leading human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels has announced the placement of John Albrecht as Chief Executive Officer at Integra Realty Resources.  Morgan Samuels provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent.  The placement was made in a rapid 51 days, beating the firm’s best in class average cycle time of 76 days.  As the CEO, Mr. Albrecht will be tasked with leading the growth of the firm in both its existing commercial real estate appraisal business as well as expanding into new services in the future.

Founded in New York City in 1999, Integra Realty Resources provides commercial real estate appraisal and consulting services.  The company offers valuation services for capital market transactions, financial reporting, property assessment, revaluation, and private and corporate estate planning.  The company’s services include: market and feasibility studies, due diligence, lease analysis, and economic development planning consultation.  In addition, the company offers litigation services focusing on bankruptcy, partnership dissolution, title and lease disputes, and easement valuations.  It serves agricultural, gaming, hospitality, energy, financial services, insurance, and government sectors.  The new CEO will report directly to the company’s board of directors.

Mr. Albrecht had most recently been the Managing Director of the Financial Services Group at the Acxiom Corporation since 2009.  He had a profit and loss responsibility for an $80 million business and led his group’s expansion into Brazil and Australia.  Prior to that, he was Vice President, Business Development for U.S. Key Accounts at Mastercard International.  He’s also worked at Top Line Partners, where he was one of the founders, at Credit Suisse First Boston, and at American Express.  Mr. Albrecht earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Economics from Lehigh University, and his Master’s in Management from New York University.  “It has been a pleasure to partner with the Board members of Integra on their critical search for a new CEO.  We are confident of the impact John will make on the organization and look forward to following his progress in the months and years ahead,” said Bert Hensley, CEO, and Lynn Wu, Principal, who led this search on behalf of Morgan Samuels for Integra Realty Resources.

About Morgan Samuels

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients realize their vision by identifying and solving their most mission critical human capital imperatives.  For over 45 years the firm has created and implemented breakthrough human capital strategies that impact companies at the organizational, team and individual levels.

Complementing its core competency in retained executive search, Morgan Samuels offers additional results-driven consulting solutions designed to unleash the power of human capital and revolutionize leadership performance.  Whether it’s through identifying, attracting and acquiring best-in-class talent, or developing, equipping and retaining existing critical talent, Morgan Samuels enables its clients to truly innovate, accelerate, and transform – instead of just perform.