New York City’s Best Executive Search Agency

  • 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

Recruiting Executives That Win

Working with a technology search agency or executive search firm 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 Search Firm

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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Top Executive Search Agency

We’re one of the top tech recruiting firms in New York with the specialist expertise you need in an executive search agency. Our dedicated consultants have helped hundreds of NY-based businesses to secure leadership talent of the highest caliber. We’ve built a team of specialists who truly understand the industry and its unique requirements. They have an extensive local network of experienced, high-level executive candidates that can make a real difference in senior roles. The team’s expert knowledge combined with our state-of-the-art search software is what really sets us apart from other global executive search firms.

Our agency specializes in recruiting top talent for the technology sector. This enables us to source senior executives for high-level roles who will more than meet your person specification. We help organizations to increase their human capital in areas like engineering, design, and product. With a vast network of experienced tech candidates in the New York area, we can match your position with the perfect job seeker. Our industry relationships mean we can also get you access to senior-level candidates who aren’t actively looking for roles but may be persuaded by the right opportunity.

Unlike most other recruiting firms, our approach to role placements is driven by data. We’ve adopted a tech approach that leverages digital capabilities to their fullest advantage. Our in-house executive recruiting platform allows us to quickly and efficiently match your position with candidates. This means we generate results from the very beginning and progress towards successful completion is much faster.

Leveraging digital technology also enables us to offer complete transparency to our clients. It’s easy for human resources teams to get real-time updates on a placement project and see how actively our executive search agency consultants are looking for candidates. The platform ensures we have a repeatable, comprehensive, and measurable hiring process in place that achieves strong results. Combining this industry-leading technology with a vast network of experienced professionals delivers an unrivaled search capability that finds the very best talent.

We’ve helped well-established businesses and brand-new start-ups across New York, and in emerging Manhattan tech-hubs like Soho and Chelsea. Our local knowledge and collective experience allow us to deliver leadership solutions for engineering, product, and design search requirements. So, whether your business is based in Tribeca, Greenwich, or Midtown, we have a local network of technology professionals to suit your roles.

As a specialist technology executive search firm, we have an in-depth understanding of the sector’s hiring needs. We know the qualifications and experience that different tech roles demand so any candidates we put through will always be well-suited. You can rest assured that we won’t waste your time with sub-par resumes so that the entire process is quick and efficient. We also offer executive search consulting and can help you to draw up a person specification for the role in question. Our team will find top executives that can make a real difference to your companies for the long term. Get in touch to learn more about our job search and executive search agency services.