Riviera Partners Named #1253 to the Inc. 500|5000 List

We are proud to announce that for the second year in a row, Riviera Partners has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 list. In 2011, we earned the ranking of the 2293rd fastest-growing companies in America - a respectable accomplishment in our first year of application. This year we have made huge leaps as a firm and our successes are reflected within the rankings; 2012 has solidified us a spot as the 1253rd fastest-growing company. We were also pleased to be recognized as No. 52 company in the San Francisco Metro Area. As an Inc. 5000 honoree, Riviera Partners shares this prestigious recognition among a variety of our trusted clients as well: NastyGalTubeMogulRefinery29 and MyBuys, to name a few.

As we reflect upon our achievements, it is important to recognize our leadership, team members and the contributing factors which have helped us reach these heights. Riviera Partners has cultivated an empowering culture and we are committed to helping people and companies reach their full potential - this is the impetus which has driven our success. Our company culture places high value upon giving our team freedom with responsibility and rewarding performance. As a collaborative unit, each member here understands that we play a significant role in assisting the great companies of tomorrow push the boundaries of technology. We are actively changing the lives of people we help as we continue to climb the ranks as one of the fastest growing companies in America. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, contact us today and help us continue our growth!

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Ashish Raina and Austin Brizendine Appointed as New Principal Recruiters

Riviera Partners is pleased to announce the latest additions to our growing firm. Recently, Ashish Raina and Austin Brizendine have been appointed the roles of Principal Recruiter to help enhance our Premium and Retained search programs.

Ashish Raina, one of two new principal recruiters, will help grow Riviera Partners' recently created Premium Service--an offering that will aid technology startups successfully establish full teams by identifying and recruiting the right talent to realize the company's potential. He is a seasoned business leader with 12+ years in product management, venture capital and management consulting. Most recently, Raina spent nearly six years in marketing leadership roles for the Microsoft Business Division and Online Services Division.

Austin Brizendine, another new principal recruiter at Riviera Partners, brings a wealth of knowledge in the technical recruiting arena, having worked at Schweichler, Price, Mullarkey & Barry for the past five years. He has extensive experience with growth-stage companies funded by top-tier venture capital firms focusing on disruptive software technologies, including application software, digital media, systems software, Cloud, mobile and virtualization domains.

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2012 Q2: Software Engineering Salaries in Silicon Valley

We are happy to present our latest engineering salaries from the second quarter of 2012. After reviewing data from our database, we have compiled the latest numbers and put them together with some comparative figures from previous quarters to better identify any trends or changes. Although we did not see any major surprises this quarter, the numbers still continue to impress and demonstrate the heightened demand for talented software engineers and developers in the Valley. Q2 2012 Engineering Salaries