IRVINE, CA (October 6, 2022)McDermott + Bull, the go-to executive search partner to empower change, has announced the promotion of Sun-Sun de Swaan to Partner, where she will continue to drive the firm’s expansion on the East Coast and further its establishment as an industry leader in the real estate sector. Since joining McDermott + Bull in 2020, Sun-Sun has grown her client portfolio immensely, partnering with a variety of companies within her area of expertise to recruit best-in-class executive talent that promises to transform organizations.

“Sun-Sun possesses an incredible amount of talent and deep experience working with a multitude of real estate clients,” said Rod McDermott, CEO and Co-Founder of McDermott + Bull. “She is the fastest employee to ever become a Partner at our firm, achieving the status in less than two years. Sun-Sun’s passion and success will continue to push the firm’s growth and inspire those around her.” 

Sun-Sun brings over 20 years of real estate experience and works with clients across the sector, including firms involved with investment, development, financing, and property management. She has established herself as a successful, entrepreneurial-minded Partner and has created an accomplished and well-respected brand.

“I am deeply grateful to work with a passionate team that has helped me accelerate my professional growth and enlarge my set of opportunities,” said Sun-Sun de Swaan, Partner at McDermott + Bull. “The firm’s highly sophisticated and thoughtful approach to professional development, its deeply talented team, and my wonderful associates have enabled me to expand my practice in the New York market and throughout the country. I am very excited about our distinctive ability to support our clients across the real estate sector.”

Sun-Sun’s experience in and commitment to the real estate industry have given her a unique understanding of the ever-evolving demands and obstacles of client organizations. Her critical thinking capabilities as well as her personal interest in how the built environment impacts communities have established her as a “go-to” partner in the field of real estate.

About McDermott + Bull

McDermott + Bull Executive Search is leading the way in transforming executive search services worldwide, one relationship at a time. With experienced principals in the United States, Canada, and Europe, McDermott + Bull has become the trusted search advisor for empowering change on behalf of private and public companies, private equity firms, and their operating companies. Known for being thorough and balancing the need for urgency, McDermott + Bull provides personalized solutions to those who value contribution over pedigree. Leveraging deep vertical experience, innovative thinking, and proven time-saving methodologies, the company challenges the norm and thrives in the recruitment of difficult-to-find, culture critical VP to C-Suite executive talent.  

McDermott + Bull Interim Leaders is a unique, personalized, and urgent service that places performance focused senior-level executives into consultative roles to manage business challenges and opportunities during a time of transformation. The interim leader talent pool consists of senior-level professionals across a diverse functional spectrum who meet the rigorous qualifications to work on time-sensitive engagements. We specialize in placing operations, finance and accounting, technology, human resources, and executive-level functions.


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