Investment Professionals

Investment Professionals


Our Investment consultants focus on identifying top talent through our extensive professional networks, industry knowledge, and internal research resources. We recognize the value in understanding the unique qualities of our clients’ firm cultures and believe exercising flexibility as well as a keen receptiveness to each client’s specific criteria, enables us to become an extension of the firm for the duration of the search process. This is vital to ensuring a perfect fit, with a best-in-class candidate joining a firm where they can enhance business performance and increase profitability.

Who we work with

We have deeply rooted relationships with senior managers and hiring decision-makers at the world’s top investment management firms, hedge funds, private equity firms, family offices, systematic trading firms, and financial technology firms. These relationships, coupled with our extensive knowledge of the financial services space, empowers us to quickly select the candidates with the right skills, qualifications, and values for the job, but also helps us to educate them on our clients, guide them through the interview process, and ultimately facilitate final negotiations to ensure a successful outcome for both candidate and client.

Product areas: Equities, Credit, Fixed Income & Macro, Quantitative and Quantamental Strategies.

Functional areas: Portfolio Management, Research, Trading, Portfolio Construction, Portfolio Implementation, & Risk Management.

JW Michaels also specializes in mid to C-level search with expertise in Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology and Security, Law Firm Associates, Partners and Groups, Legal and Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, and Legal Staffing.

JW Michaels & Co. is an executive search firm dedicated to serving the specialized recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, legal, technology and business institutions.

Crain’s NY Business consistently ranks JW Michaels in the top 10 Executive Recruiting Firms – with good reason. We get results.



JW Michaels is headquartered in New York City, with teams based in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Denver, Greenville, and Houston.

For general inquiries please contact Jillian McElroy 646-624-2305