Since 2004, Long Ridge Partners has been a leader in the Investment Management Recruitment space. Boutique and Institutional Investment Managers alike have been leveraging the resources of Long Ridge’s front, middle, and back office recruiting solutions to build their organizations. The combined efforts of Long Ridge’s extensive experience include over 2000 placements. Whether it is a one-off hiring need or the build-out of an entire firm, our thoughtful, nimble approach has allowed our distinguished list of clients to strategically grow their business.
Recognizing the growing needs of our clients led Long Ridge to launch several other verticals including Long Ridge Real Estate, Long Ridge Legal and, most recently, Long Ridge Partners IT (LRPIT). Understanding the convergence of Investments and Technology, LRPIT focuses on recruiting Developers, Programmers, and Software Engineers to assist our clients in developing front and back end solutions.
Why Long Ridge Partners?
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Since our founding, Long Ridge Partners has been leading the way in Alternative Investment recruiting. Recognized as one of the largest boutique investment management-focused search firms in the world, our team knows how to identify your specific needs and execute in an efficient manner. We have watched many hedge funds evolve from start-ups to large institutional-quality organizations, and have been actively involved in the recruiting processes for all sizes. Whether the adoption of data-driven analytics, the move to quantitative research and technology-enabled trading, or any other change, Long Ridge has consistently adapted to the tides of an ever-evolving industry. Providing front, middle, and back office recruiting solutions, our combination of industry knowledge and practical work experience allows us to introduce our clients to the highest quality professionals in the market.
Long Ridge is a thoughtful, relationship-driven practice and our longstanding relationships set us apart. We know our clients, having worked with many of them since their inception, and we know their specific needs. We also know that hiring the right person can set you apart from the competition, while hiring the wrong person can set your organization back years. Our experience guides us to best practice: build relationships first, make introductions accordingly. Long Ridge’s established client relationships allow us to recruit the right cultural and functional professionals for the specific teams they will join.
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Our team is nimble, quick, and always ahead of the curve. Knowing there’s more to recruiting than checking off requirement boxes, we take the time to listen and understand the needs of both our clients and our candidates. We target specific people for specific roles, introducing clients to candidates with the highest probability of success. Long Ridge excels in finding exceptional professionals and ensuring nothing happens during the process to keep them from being placed on the right team. With extensive experience negotiating deals, our recruiters are able to anticipate potential problems, course correct, and see the process through to a successful end.
At Long Ridge, we view diversity in hiring as something more than just a talking point. We genuinely believe that hard work, drive, and determination are universal traits, and that greatness can be afforded to all with the desire to achieve it regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation. Our clients understand that different viewpoints help them gain perspective, and we strive to place candidates who can help them see the whole picture.
Michael is a Founding Member and the Managing Partner of Long Ridge Partners. His recruiting experience for Investment Management firms dates back to 1993 when the Alternative Investment industry was in its early stages. Michael’s extensive search experience has covered many asset classes including Hedge Fund, Private Equity, Real Estate, Venture Capital and Growth Equity. His vast network of industry professionals has allowed him to work with many individuals across a number of functions including Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Risk professionals, Marketing & Distribution professionals as well as senior operating individuals including COO, CFO & GC professionals.
In addition to managing a select group of client relationships, Michael is currently responsible for the strategic growth and development of Long Ridge.
Michael graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Marketing.
Adam is a Founding Member and Partner of Long Ridge Partners. His experience recruiting for Alternative Investment Managers spans 20 years. Adam spent the bulk of his career working with clients of all sizes and placing individuals in various positions.
He has been witness to and played a role in the dramatic evolution Alternative Investment Managers have undergone in the past 20 years and has worked closely with Long Ridge’s clients to ensure smart growth and institutionalization..
Adam’s focus remains Research, Trading, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Marketing, and Infrastructure positions with firms in all asset classes and strategies.
When not working Adam enjoys being at the beach and in the ocean with his family.
Jason began his career at Long Ridge directly out of undergrad. He quickly rose to the ranks of Partner and is currently responsible for managing some of the firm’s largest relationships. His clients include several Mega-Funds across Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate as well as large Multi-Manager & Multi-Strategy Hedge Funds. Jason’s search expertise focuses on investment professionals, along with IR & Marketing professionals from Analyst to MD levels. In 2019, Jason was named a Rising Star of Wall Street Recruiting by Business Insider.
Jason graduated from the University of Albany with a BS in Sociology.
Jason joined Long Ridge in 2016 and was named a Partner in 2021. He specializes in the placement of investment professionals across the Hedge Fund and Real Estate Private Equity space. Jason spearheads the firm’s efforts for both Global Macro and Quantitative Portfolio Manager recruiting and is very active in recruiting Real Estate investment professionals across all levels. Growing up in Jericho, NY and attending Vanderbilt, Jason is a passionate Mets fan and frustrated fan of the SEC. He’s also known to make a savory brisket.
Jason graduated with a BA in Economics and Spanish from Vanderbilt University.
Jason is a member of the Long Ridge Scholarship Fund Committee, which is responsible for providing an annual academic scholarship and internship to high-achieving underrepresented high school seniors who are interested in pursuing a Business or STEM related degree.
Matt began his career at Long Ridge as an Associate in 2014, through grit and determination he worked his way up the ranks and was named a Partner in 2021. Matt is responsible for the recruitment and placement of investment professionals, including Portfolio Managers, Research Analysts, Risk Managers and Traders along with Marketing, Investor Relations, and Business Strategy professionals. He manages relationships with a prestigious group of hedge fund, private equity, and asset management firms. Strategies and asset classes he covers include Long/Short Equity, Credit, Macro, Real Estate and Private Equity. Matt is active in the training and development of new Recruiters.
Matt graduated with a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
In the winters, he can be found skiing the Rockies, in the summer, on the beach (not during the week) or in his hometown of Chicago.
Matt is a member of the Long Ridge Scholarship Fund Committee, which is responsible for providing an annual academic scholarship and internship to a high-achieving college student from a diverse background interested in a career in finance.
Aaron is a Partner, leading the firm’s Information Technology search practice, LRPIT. Aaron brings to the firm significant banking experience, having started his career at Merrill Lynch as a Wealth Advisor in advising and guiding C–level executives on tax optimization and diversification strategies. Pivoting off of those relationships, Aaron helped launch an IT division at a global search firm, specializing in niche IT verticals across the technology spectrum. Having signed on numerous cutting edge Hedge Fund, Private Equity and FinTech Companies, Aaron was recognized as the global top performer at the firm for 3 consecutive years. Aaron has a unique ability in really understanding the goals and needs of his clients, and executing a recruitment strategy in ensuring he delivers elite talent that are both technical and cultural fits for each particular search. He prides himself on being available 24/7 for his candidates and clients alike, and strives to ensure both parties are equally satisfied.
Aaron graduated magna cum laude, with a BS in Finance and Economics from Queens College.
Evan is a Partner and Head of Long Ridge Legal. He has made a significant number of Associate, Counsel and Partner placements with top-tier international, national, and specialty law firms across a broad range of practice areas including Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Investment Management, FinTech, Banking & Finance, Restructuring, Real Estate, Tax, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits, and Litigation. Evan also handles in-house roles for Alternative Investment Managers.
Evan’s prior experience as a practicing attorney allows him to understand and empathize with a lawyer’s motivations. He takes pride in his diligent, thorough and up-front approach to recruiting, always keeping candidates informed as he leads his candidates through the entire hiring process. Evan’s ability to identify inefficiencies in the market has enabled him to assist candidate’s transition into Big Law from government, in-house, and other non-traditional legal roles.
Evan received his BS from Rutgers University and his JD from Brooklyn Law School.
David Floyd started recruiting for real estate companies in 2013 after a career in real estate asset management. In addition to serving real estate private equity, alternative lenders, and developers, he has built a practice which also focuses on credit and structured credit investing. David brings industry expertise and the ability to work with Analysts and Managing Directors alike to bear for all his clients.
He graduated Magna cum Laude from the University of Maryland with a BS in Accounting. David is an active alum of U of M serving on the NY Alumni Board (Treasurer) and a co-founder of the University’s Commercial Real Estate networking group in NYC. He is also Chair of Westport’s Parks & Recreation Commission and remains in good health despite his “advanced” age.
Chirag is a Managing Director on our hedge fund team. Since 2015, he has specialized in the recruitment and placement of Investment Analysts, Traders, Quantitative Researchers and Risk Managers across Long/Short Equity, Quantitative and Macro strategies. He is a lifelong Mets fan (through the good years and the bad years) and enjoys tennis and traveling.
Chirag graduated with a BS in Finance from Fordham’s Gabelli School Business.
Alan is a Managing Director and has been recruiting for Alternative Investment firms since 2006. He is responsible for originating and executing searches focused on Investment Analysts and IR & Marketing professionals for a number of asset classes including Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Credit. Alan began his career on the buy-side as a Credit and Distressed Credit Analyst with Oak Hill Advisors.
Alan graduated with a BS in Marketing from the University of Buffalo. While at Buffalo, Alan was a collegiate swimmer.
Jason began his career in Institutional Investment Marketing and Business Development in 1990. He has previously served as Managing Director, Marketing and Business Development at Nuveen for Hedge Funds, Private Credit, and Real Estate, Executive Director at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Marketing and Business Development for Real Assets, Hedge Funds, and Private Equity, and was responsible for Alternative Investment business development at AllianceBernstein. He has also held senior-level institutional marketing and business development positions at Neuberger Berman, Deutsche Asset Management, and Sanford C. Bernstein.
In addition to having presented at various industry events on fixed income, inflation, and other aspects of the capital markets, Jason has co-authored a chapter in Fabozzi’s “The Handbook of Stable Value Investments” on actively managed core-plus fixed income titled “Managed Synthetics” and has solo-authored a comprehensive Sanford C. Bernstein research report entitled “Synthetic GICs – The Next Generation.” He has been quoted in a myriad of industry and business publications including Pensions and Investments magazine, Business Week, and other.
Jason received his BA in Science and Technology from Vassar College. He holds his Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.
Doug is Managing Director with Long Ridge Partners. Since joining the firm in early 2014, Doug has worked with a number of large hedge funds and private equity firms focused on mid-to senior-level roles. Doug has placed candidates in hedge fund investment roles, including Portfolio Managers and Senior Analysts, in Equity L/S and Distressed Credit. Doug has also placed people at private equity firms in non-investment roles for Marketing/Investor Relations and Operating Partner/Portfolio Company Support. Prior to Long Ridge, Doug spent close to five years on the Business Development team of Diamondback Capital, which at peak was a $6B hedge fund with over 200 employees. At Diamondback, Doug was responsible for sourcing and evaluating candidates for senior investment and non-investment roles. Prior to Diamondback, Doug worked at Citigroup as a Salesperson on their Institutional Equity Sales Team covering Hedge Funds.
Doug graduated with a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and received his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business. Doug currently lives in CT with his wife and daughter.
Ali is a Managing Director focused on covering mid-sized Alternative Investment Managers. She specializes in the recruitment and placement of Investment Analysts, Portfolio Managers, Investor Relations and Business Development professionals across investment disciplines. Ali’s approach to recruitment is a holistic one; she is an astute listener with an excellent grasp of both the tangible and intangible aspects of a search. She is an Analyst both at heart and by training and leaves no stone unturned for her clients and candidates. Prior to entering the recruiting world in 2016, Ali worked within the financial services industry for over a decade. Her experience spans Investment Banking / Advisory, Fund Derivatives and Merchant Banking. Ali is a trained Chef and has worked in restaurants across Italy.
Ali graduated summa cum laude from NYU Stern with a BS in Finance and Economics.
Alex joined the Legal Division at Long Ridge Partners after several years as a Corporate Associate in the New York office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and Corporate Counsel at Caesars Entertainment in Las Vegas. By drawing from her own personal experience and deep network, Alex understands the personal and professional motivations that drive legal career choices – whether it’s moving to a firm across the street, pursuing an in-house opportunity across the country, or anything in between. Alex’s dual experience as a “Big Law” associate and in-house counsel at a Fortune 250 company makes her uniquely qualified to guide candidates through the lateral process, and ensure they are armed with the right insight and data to make the best decisions for their legal careers.
Alex received her B.S. from Cornell University and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Alan is a Director in the Legal Division at Long Ridge Partners. He makes Associate, Counsel and Partner placements with top AmLaw, midsize, and boutique firms across the United States in practice areas including Corporate & Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Real Estate, Litigation, IP Litigation & Prosecution, Tax, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Education, and Labor & Employment. Previously, Alan was a Senior Legal Search Consultant at Audrey Golden Associates. With the help of his legal training, Alan works efficiently with both law firms and candidates to provide mutually beneficial placements for all parties. Working with Associates, Counsel and Partners, he has assisted in placing candidates from diverse backgrounds all around the country.
Alan has a B.A. from Stony Brook University and a JD from Western New England University.
Eric is a Director and a member of Long Ridge’s Hedge Fund practice. He specializes in the recruitment and placement of Senior Investment Analysts and Portfolio Managers at Long/Short Equity funds. Prior to Long Ridge, Eric spent 15 years on the sell-side covering Hedge Funds and Banks directly from the floor of the NYSE.
Eric received a BA in Marketing from the University of Maryland.
Andrew is a Director within our hedge fund search practice focusing on Investment professionals. He specializes in Investment Analysts, Portfolio Managers and Risk Managers across Discretionary and Quantitative strategies. Andrew has a diverse set of skill sets that he developed through running an Internet company, as an Executive Chef and through Executive Search. Having spent time in the Midwest, Andrew missed the fast pace of NY, packed his bags and headed home to NY.
Andrew enjoys learning about people, dining out and all things dog related.
Andrew received a BA in Sociology from Depauw University.
Sara is a Director specializing in recruiting for buyside firms across a variety of positions and levels. While Sara leads our Private Equity practice she works with candidates and clients across the investment management universe. She grew up in North Carolina and loves any excuse to travel back to the south. Sara enjoys traveling, exploring NYC, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Sara is a founding member of the Long Ridge Scholarship Fund Committee, a group that is responsible for providing an academic scholarship and internship to a high-achieving college student from a diverse background interested in a career in the investment industry.
Sara graduated with a BA in Media & Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Allison specializes in recruiting junior, mid and senior level Investor Relations and Marketing professionals at Long Ridge Partners. Prior to this, she was a Legal Recruiter and launched Brook Bound, a Legal and Administrative professional services practice at Long Ridge. Allison took an indirect career path to recruiting and she’s never looked back. She credits her success as a Recruiter to developing genuine relationships with her candidates.
Allison graduated with a BA in English and Global Studies from SUNY Binghamton.
Zachary joined Long Ridge as a Senior Associate in July 2020, having spent just over a year and half at a technology focused firm, where he helped build out the Cloud Platforms, Software Engineer and SRE desks. He has experience recruiting for multiple types of technologies, such as Software Engineers, SRE’s, Cloud Architects, Machine Learning Engineers and DevOps Engineers. Zachary lived in China for almost 3 years and has been to 36 countries to date. He enjoys playing golf, basketball, biking and hanging with friends.
Zachary graduated from the University at Buffalo (SUNY) with a degree in English.
Albert is a Senior Associate on the LRPIT team. He specializes in the recruitment and placement of IT professionals for Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Fintech clients. Prior to Long Ridge, Albert began his career with a boutique IT search firm where he was responsible for full life cycle recruiting within the Financial Service and Healthcare industries. Having grown up on the Jersey Shore, he can be found fishing or playing tennis in his free time.
Albert graduated from the University of Binghamton with a BA in Psychology.
Colin is a Vice President specializing in recruiting for various alternative investment firms including Hedge Funds, Real Estate, Private Equity & Credit. He focuses on Investment professionals across all levels along with Investor Relations & Business Development. Colin is a world class horse handicapper and an average golfer.
Colin graduated with a BS in Finance from Northeastern University.
Michael is a Vice President specializing in conducting searches for Long Ridge’s Real Estate an Hedge Fund clients. Over the past 4 years he has completed approximately 100 searches for candidates ranging from Analysts to Managing Directors.
Michael graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Economics and Psychology. Like all Michigan alumni, Michael is a rabid Michigan football and basketball fan.
Kevin is a Senior Associate where he works with Hedge Funds and Private Equity firms. He specializes in the recruitment and placement of Investment professionals coming from both buy-side and sell-side firms. Kevin puts a great emphasis on building strong relationships with candidates and clients to ensure successful placements. He grew up in Connecticut and enjoys traveling, visiting family in Colombia, skiing, exploring ski towns, and golfing in ski towns.
Kevin graduated from the University of Scranton where he received a BS in Business Administration and Finance.
Nate is a Senior Associate specializing in recruiting both sell-side and buy-side Analysts across private equity, real estate, credit and hedge funds. Prior to Long Ridge, Nate worked at a global investment research firm covering banking, payments, and fintech companies for institutional investors. Nate attended the College of Wooster where he received a BA in Economics. He was a member of Wooster’s Men’s Lacrosse Team, and served as a trustee of the Hans H Jenny Investment Club. Nate grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and enjoys sports, fitness, listening to music and spending time with friends and family.
Jake is a Senior Associate specializing in recruiting Investment professionals for hedge funds, private equity firms and real estate investment firms. Jake’s extensive network and ability to build and maintain long lasting relationships in the industry is what separates him from others.
Jake grew up in Hewlett, NY and enjoys running, golf and cooking. Like several others at Long Ridge, he is an avid Terps fan.
Jake graduated with a BA in Communications from the University of Maryland.
Ryan initially joined Long Ridge as an Intern, he was quickly invited to return after graduation. He executes searches across the alternative investment industry with a focus on placing Analysts and Associates in a variety of investment and non-investment roles across Equities, Credit and Real Estate. Ryan focuses on understanding the goals of both the clients and candidates in order to find the best fit for both parties.
He was born and raised in New Jersey and currently resides in Stamford, CT. Ryan enjoys non-fiction books, sightseeing, and watching the New York Jets and Yankees.
Ryan graduated from St. John’s University with a BS in Finance.
Daniel is currently an Associate specializing in the recruitment of Fixed Income Discretionary and Quantitative investment professionals across several different hedge fund strategies in the US, Europe and Asia. He works closely with our clients to place Portfolio Managers across multiple strategies including Global Macro, RV, Vol Arbitrage, Market Neutral and Systematic strategies.
Growing up in Millbrook, NY, Daniel is our resident outdoorsman and enjoys sporting clays (consistently hitting over 80% of his targets), fishing and cooking.
Daniel graduated from Union College with a BA in History and minor in Economics. He was also a student-athlete competing on Union’s varsity football team.
JP is an Associate at Long Ridge where he specializes in recruiting both sell-side and buy-side professionals for investment analyst positions across the investment management industry.
JP was born and raised in Westchester, NY, where he spent his summers working as a caddy and studying the game of golf. With an Index lower than his GPA, he is clearly Long Ridge’s best golfer and is constantly being harassed by his colleagues for tips. As good of a golfer he is, JP is even a better Recruiter.
JP graduated from Providence College with a BS in Marketing and a minor in Finance.
Sasha joined Long Ridge team in early 2020. As the firm’s CFO, she oversees planning, reporting, accounting, financial systems and account relationships, as well as all things human resources. Sasha’s experience spans a diverse array of industries and positions. She began her career in public accounting where she specialized in audits for not for profit entities, taxes, and financial reporting for high net worth individuals and corporations. Prior to joining Long Ridge, Sasha was a Financial Analyst for a boutique Wealth Management firm. There she worked closely with clients providing them with various financial reports along with income & cash flow projections as well as provided them with estate planning, and tax advisory services.
Sasha received her MBA in Accounting from St. Joseph’s College of Patchogue, New York
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