We Are New York City’s Top Executive Headhunters

  • Full transparency for a trusted recruiting partnership
  • Access to the broadest universe of qualified candidates
  • Candidates that create the most value
  • Advanced technology to dynamically update candidate and company data
  • Access to 500K+ qualified candidates

Technology Companies that Partner with Us

Executive Headhunters That Win

Working with a technology search agency or executive headhunters can make or break a business in the tech space. If tech is a key driver in your company’s success, then hiring the best leaders in the technology industry is essential. Having the right senior managers in place can be the difference between success and failure. At Riviera Partners, we specialize in technology executive search services and pride ourselves on matching leadership talent with the top-performing tech companies. We have a proven track record of technology recruitment that facilitates the right hires quickly from our extensive pool of qualified candidates.

Meet our NYC Team

Glenn Murphy


Glenn brings global experience running searches for major financial institutions in both London and NYC. He completed engagements for Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Bank of America and Barclays, to name a few. Glenn first came to the US on an athletic and academic scholarship, playing soccer at the University of Montevallo while completing his degree in Finance.

Will Potter


Will brings nine years of sales and recruitment experience with him. Will has worked for great leadership early in his career that instilled a commitment to customer service, thoughtfulness and results. He graduated with an Economics degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Jodi Jefferson


Executive recruiter specializing in Engineering and Product search, providing strategic consulting for high-profile venture capital-backed startups, growth stage, private and public companies. Experience in business development, relationship management, recruiting & talent advisory and recruitment of Engineering and Product Executives

Jon Peters


Previous to joining Riviera, Jon built a technology recruitment team from scratch for a London-based business in NYC. Jon has executive search in his DNA–while in high school and while achieving his Economics degree from Rutgers University, he was working for his father’s Executive Search firm

Your New York City Executive Headhunters

Our New York office is located on Hudson Street in Manhattan, home to Wall Street, Times Square, and Central Park. We’re surrounded by the distinct neighborhoods of the East Side, like Soho, Tribeca, and Greenwich Village. This vibrant location, close art galleries, the public library, and Statue of Liberty, is an inspiring place to recruit the best and brightest that the Big Apple has to offer. We love the New York hustle, the drive of its people, and its insatiable energy for achieving more. It is the perfect city to recruit motivated, innovative technology leaders who can inspire digital transformation.

Your Success is Our Success

We partner with you for success. We take an active role in defining explicit and implicit qualifications for each search. Our machine learning algorithms match candidates, qualifications and fit factors to each company and position to uncover nuances that underpin a successful hire. Our process minimizes risk – we can usually deliver a short list of highly-qualified candidates within 30 days, and land the right hire within 140.

Our mission is to provide companies, investors and candidates with services that:

Reduce hiring risk
Accelerate hiring time
Simplify the hiring process
Bolster lasting team success and satisfaction

Riviera’s sweet spot is C-suite technology, product and design executives… networked, hands-on and backed by unique data and software.



Riviera New York: Passion-Driven Results

Above all else, we are driven by our commitment to the success of our clients. Through our intentional focus on tech leaders, highly-developed data systems, a vast industry network, and genuine care for your company’s prosperity, you can count on Riviera for a transparent and successful recruitment process.


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Executive Recruiters for the Tech Industry

At Riviera Partners, we’re proud to be one of the leading executive headhunters in New York. We specialize in high-level search assignments for senior executives, C-suite, and VP roles in the technology sector. Our experienced team of recruiting professionals have extensive candidate networks and the industry expertise to hire all-star tech talent. They have an in-depth understanding of the sector’s needs, so whether you’re a well-established enterprise or brand-new start-up, they can find the best talent to meet your requirements. We’ve fulfilled executive job placements for hundreds of companies throughout New York and are ready to do the same for you.

As a specialist technology recruiting firm, we concentrate 100% of our focus on this industry. Unlike other executive search firms that try to service lots of sectors, we believe we’re more effective when we focus on a niche. It allows us to concentrate our resources and efforts in one area, which has enabled us to develop specialist expertise and an extensive network in tech. We combine this sector-specific approach with our very own state-of-the-art recruitment platform. This accelerates the search process and enables us to find highly qualified candidates faster than other recruitment firms. If your organization seeks to recruit the top talent in areas like engineering, design, or product, then our specialist services are perfect for your needs.

A key differentiator of our services is that we capture the power of data and utilize it to your advantage. Over the years, we’ve developed an industry-leading recruitment platform that give us a distinct advantage for senior level executive appointments. The software streamlines the search and recruiting process by pooling the collective knowledge of our team. This enables us to source the highest calibre candidates in the shortest amount of time so that your roles are filled quicker.

Our smart platform also enables us to offer more transparency than other executive headhunters. Human resources teams are able to access progress updates in real-time and see the efforts being made to source suitable candidates. As well as improved visibility, it improves communication and ensures they’re always up to date with the latest developments. Our powerful digital platform, specialist search consultants, and extensive candidate network makes for a winning combination.

We’ve worked with every type of business, from long-established software companies in Manhattan’s financial district to new tech start-ups in emerging hubs like Soho and Chelsea. New York is one of the world’s best tech cities and we have the resources to help you take full advantage of it. Our local knowledge and collective experience allow us to deliver executive recruiter solutions for engineering, product, and design search requirements. So, whether your business is based in Tribeca, Greenwich, or Midtown, has private equity funding or a bootstrap business model, we have a local network of technology professionals to suit your roles.

Our executive headhunters can source invaluable senior leaders who significantly contribute to your organization’s short and long-term success. Get in touch to learn more about our retained executive search services for securing senior technology professionals.