Amity Search (212-682-8400, amitysearchpartners.com)
Specializes in private equity, hedge funds and asset-management firms.
Popularly associated with finance, but works across a variety of industries and salary levels, including placement for administrative assistants.
Options Group(212-982-0900, optionsgroup.com)
Caters to finance professionals in industries including hedge funds, global markets, technology and investment banking.
SG Partners (212-922-9544, sgpartners.com)
Concentrates on hedge funds, investment banks and private equity.
Luxe Avenue(212-997-0191, luxeavenue.com)
Oversees recruitment in lifestyle and luxury fields, including fashion, beauty, accessories, gastronomy, hospitality and retail.
Martens & Heads! (212-421-2094, maxinemartens.com)
Handles placement for all functions within retail, fashion, beauty and e-commerce.
Maximum Management(212-867-4646, maxmanhr.com)
Places human-resources professionals throughout the tristate area.
Heyman Associates(212-784-2717, heymanassociates.com)
Headhunts for mostly senior-level positions in PR and corporate communications, as well as media, branding, investor relations, internal communications and public-affairs positions.
Greenberg Kirshenbaum (212-463-0020, greenbergkirshenbaum.com)
Dedicated to placing creative talent in advertising, new media and design.
Sam & Lori (646-486-0303, samlori.com)
Recruits creative experts in the advertising industry in New York and nationwide.
Datacom Technology Group(212-629-5720, dtg-usa.com)
Primarily concentrated on IT and financial services staffing, including placement of IT directors, software engineers, developers, analysts and traders.
Distinctive Personnel (212-683-3300, distinctivepersonnel.com)
Focuses on a wide range of fields, including information technology, accounting, finance, legal, engineering, office support, advertising, publishing and health care.
The Forum Group(212-687-4050, forumpersonnel.com)
Specialties include accounting, advertising, market research, marketing, human resources, information technology and health care.
Huxley Associates(212-707-8220, us.huxley.com)
Services the banking, engineering, IT and global-markets sectors.
Michael Page International (212-661-4800, michaelpage.com)
Areas of expertise include banking, accounting, human resources, sales, legal and engineering jobs.
On-Ramps (212-924-3434, on-ramps.com)
Handles permanent, mid-to-senior-level positions, mainly in program management, finance, human capital, development, marketing and communications.
Raines International (212-997-1100, rainesinternational.com)
Covers areas ranging from human resources to finance and sales.
Solomon Page Group(212-403-6100, solomonpage.com)
Ranked the second-largest executive-recruitment firm in New York by Crain's; has a large range of specialties, including accounting, fashion, human resources and publishing.
Stephen-Bradford Search (212-221-6333, stephenbradford.com)
Concentrates on recruitment of senior-level professionals for permanent positions in marketing, business development, sales and operations.