Joseph F. Wargo

Senior Managing Consultant

Joe has been a search consultant with Helbling since 2006. His recruitment experience is broad having completed searches for healthcare and higher education institutions; independent schools; industrial, heavy civil, and electrical contractors; construction managers; and national energy management firms.

Working closely with institutions and other types of organizations with significant real estate assets, Joe secures individuals involved in facilities leadership, sustainability, energy and utilities, and regional management. Within the construction realm, he attracts professionals for senior executive management, business development, and operations roles. 

Joe holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Finance from Robert Morris University, and his hobbies include golfing, hiking, biking, and volunteering.

Geographical Focus

Chicago, New England, New Jersey, and upstate New York


  • APPA - Leadership in Educational Facilities

Recently Completed Searches

  • Associate Vice President, Research & Administrative Facilities for The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Vice President, Chief Facilities Officer for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Vice President of Facilities for Northwestern University
  • Director of Master Planning & Engineering for Cushing Academy
  • Assistant Vice President for Facilities for University of Rhode Island
  • Director of Facilities Operations for Colgate University

Active Searches

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