Find the Best Talent With Our New York Executive Search Recruiters

New York City is one of the world’s largest job markets. To fill your high-level job openings, trust our New York Executive Search Recruiters with experience and connections. Reaction Search International can discover the best talent in New York to meet your needs.

RSI takes a personalized approach to every job search. We look for exceptional candidates who will best fit with your existing team and unique business culture. We look at who thrives at your company and what qualities they possess, then find candidates who will complement that approach.

To find top-performing industry talent, we approach the search with creativity, rather than relying on databases and ads. Our proactive search process finds the person who will fill your position the best, regardless of whether they are actively seeking a new job.

See how our national network of recruiters with connections throughout NYC can make your company stronger.

What Our Executive Search Firm in New York Can Do for Your Business

For a high-level placement, you want to find someone who will become an integral part of your success. As we look for candidates, we focus on people who will move you closer to your long-term goals.

As part of our proven 25-step process for recruiting the best candidates, we rely on:

  • Data: We look at market insights and other data to connect you with people well-qualified to make a difference in your field.
  • Direct recruiting: There’s no middleman with our services.
  • Transparency: We update you through an online project management platform that illustrates our daily progress in your search.


Our recruiters focus on building relationships. As a result, we find people with exceptional backgrounds who can join your team and begin contributing immediately.

Top Industries Our New York City Executive Recruiters Serve

We help hundreds of companies across many fields hire the best candidates in New York and across the country. Partial list of Industries we serve include:

  • Health care
  • Real estate
  • Entertainment
  • Advertising, media and publishing
  • Architecture
  • plus many more

Why Choose Us as Your Executive Search Firm in New York

RSI leverages data and market insights to find above-average candidates and give you a competitive advantage in your field. We prescreen candidates and help you seal the deal in the offer stage.

When you choose RSI as your executive recruiter, you’ll get:

  • Tailored searches: Our clients control the speed at which we conduct the search, as well as the caliber of candidates we find and who receives an interview.
  • Flexibility: We have the ability to react and change course quickly when needed.
  • Proven record of success: We invite you to check our references and see what we have done for other firms in your industry.
  • Quality: When we present you with a candidate, that person meets every criteria on your list and will serve as an asset to your company.

Contact Our New York Executive Search Recruiters Today

Let us begin your search today. Get in touch to learn more what RSI can do for you.


What’s Hot in New York…

RSI, the leading New York Executive Search Firm, understands the New York, New York market for executives and managers looking to be a part of the team of some of the nation’s top companies. When companies come to us for executive staffing needs in New York, they are generally looking for a Media, Journalism and Publishing, Advertising, Architecture, Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Real Estate, Entertainment, Manufacturing or International Trade executive.


New York City is located on the southeast corner of New York, around the Hudson River, against the Atlantic Ocean, and halfway between Washington, DC and Boston, MA. It is located between two climate zones: the humid subtropical climate and the humid continental climate. Temperatures vary widely between seasons as summers are usually warm and winters are quite cold.

In the summertime, daily temperatures in NYC average around 75°F with average daily lows of 65-70° and highs of around 85°. Humidity levels are around the national average in the afternoon and below average in the morning (70-75%). Average wind speeds are fairly high, at around 9-10 mph, while rainfall varies between 3 and 5 inches per month. Sunshine levels are around 65% and 1/4 of the days are completely clear of clouds. The city averages 234 days of the year with at least some sunshine.

In the wintertime NYC gets a lot colder. Average daily temperatures are between 35 and 40°F with daily highs of 40-45° and daily lows of 25-30°. Humidity levels are similar to those in the summer, with morning humidity of around 70% and afternoon humidity of around 55%. Average wind speeds increase to 12-13 mph while rainfall continues to fall at around 4 inches per month. Sunshine levels are a little lower in the winter, at around 50-55%, but the percentage of days clear of clouds remains around 25%. The city’s snow season lasts from November to April, with snowfall peaking at around 9 inches in February.

In October of 2012 a Category 2 hurricane named Sandy hit New York City. The Category 2 storm was the largest Atlantic coast hurricane on record. It killed 48 people in New York and caused $32 billion in damages to the state and $19 billion to NYC. Over 100,000 homes on Long Island alone were damaged, destroyed, or severely flooded. The hurricane left 1.5 million New Yorkers without power and completely flooded seven subway tunnels.

Exploring the Big Apple…

Times Square:

Times Square is a famous, brightly lit commercial area in Midtown Manhattan, formed at the intersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. Known as “The Crossroads of the World,” Times Square is one of the busiest pedestrian intersections on the planet. Over 39 million people visit the area every year, with over 300,000 passing through it daily. Many of these visitors come to Times Square to watch the ceremonial ball drop and celebrate New Years. The building at One Times Square is the site of the New Years ball drop and the headquarters of The New York Times newspaper publishing company. Some notable landmarks here are: TKTS booth, Coca-Cola sign, Times Square Studios, One Astor Plaza, Chevrolet clock, Forever 21, Hard Rock Café New York, Planet Hollywood, Disney Store, and M&M’s World.

Central Park:

Central Park is an 843-acre public park in the middle of Manhattan Island. With 35 million annual guests, it is the most visited urban park in the United States. The park first opened in 1857 and in became a National Landmark in 1963. The park’s layout has inspired other urban parks such as San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, Tokyo’s Ueno Park, and Vancouver’s Stanley Park. The Central Park Conservatory maintains the park and contributes approximately $32 million to the park’s annual operating budget. Some Central Park activities include: bird watching, boating, carriage horses, jobbing, bicycling, skating, rock climbing, croquet, tennis, volleyball, and lawn bowling. The park also features a carousel, 21 playgrounds, a zoo, 29 sculptures, several other pieces of public art, and multiple theaters including the New York Philharmonic.

Rockefeller Center:

Rockefeller Center is a 22-acre complex of 19 commercial buildings in Midtown Manhattan, named for John D. Rockefeller Jr. These art deco buildings were designed by architect Raymond Hood and built between 1930 and 1939. Studio 1A at 10 Rockefeller Center is home of NBC’s Today Show. Radio City Music Hall opened in 1932 and today hosts events such as the Grammy Awards, the Tony Awards, the MTV Video Music Awards, and the NFL Draft. The Music Hall seats 6,000 people and is one of the best examples of Art Deco design. The GE Building is an 872-foot, 70-floor building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza (30 Rock). This skyscraper is NBC’s headquarters and the home of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, NBC News, MSNBC, The Dr. Oz Show, and Saturday Night Live. In 1936 an ice skating rink was installed in the Lower Plaza, out in front of 30 Rock.

Statue of Liberty/ Ellis Island:

The Statue of Liberty is a world-famous, 151-foot statue on Liberty Island, in New York Harbor. It is a symbol of hope and freedom for any immigrant who comes to the United States, seeking a better life. The statue is coated in copper, which has turned green due to exposure to wind and rain over the years. It resembles Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, dressed in a robe and holding a torch in her right hand. French artist Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi sculpted the statue and donated it to the United States in 1886. The Statue of Liberty was a welcoming site to immigrants who came to America by boat, through Ellis Island.

Ellis Island was a gateway and immigrant inspection station between 1892 and 1954. During its 62 years in operation, 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island and were processed by the US Bureau of Immigration. The Island is located in Upper New York Bay and is a part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. The two landmarks were added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966.

Empire State Building:

The Empire State Building is one of the most internationally recognized buildings in the world. It stands 1,250 feet high with an antenna that reaches 1,454 feet. From 1931 to the completion of the World Trade Center’s North Tower in 1972, the Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world. The American Society of Civil Engineers has dubbed this Art Deco structure one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The building has been featured in several films and television shows, most notably at the climax of the 1933 classic King Kong. Today, W&H Properties manages the building’s 102 floors of office and observation space. There are observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floors. The lines for these observation areas are usually very, very long.

One World Trade Center:

One World Trade Center, also known as “Freedom Tower” is, as of February 2013, still under completion. It plans to open in late 2013. When it is completed this 1,776-foot, 104-floor structure will be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the third-largest building in the world. It is being built on Ground Zero, where the World Trade Center towers stood before the September 11, 2001 attacks. The new World Trade Center complex will feature three other high-rise offices buildings and a National September 11 Memorial & Museum. One World Trade Center will feature ultra-clear glass windows and will be heated mainly by steam. The modern building will also feature 3-foot reinforced concrete walls, blast resistant glass, and chemical filters in its ventilation system. The building will boost New York morale and symbolize the unwavering American spirit.

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