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  • Your New York Area Recruitment Specialists

    New York City is a true epicenter of attractions for locals and tourists alike, known for everything from world class restaurants to nonprofit museums including The Met and MoMa. NYC owns its bustling way of life, and with Times Square, Central Park, and the ever-iconic skyline, it is considered by many as the greatest city in the world. Hotels abound in all categories throughout the city, and the five boroughs are all worth exploring, each with their own local style and flavor. NYC is the City of Dreams, the Big Apple, and the City That Never Sleeps – especially if a visit to one of the nearby casinos is in the cards!

    New York City (NYC) Executive Search

    • Bristol Associates was founded in 1967 – we have been in the recruiting business for over 55 years helping companies find exceptional candidates
    • Given our firm’s industry focuses and vast database of talent, we have in-depth knowledge of compensation ranges from C-suite executives to mid-level management employees
    • We regularly advise clients as to current job market conditions in New York City and consult on matters of compensation including base salaries, bonus programs, commission structures, incentives, benefits, and long-term compensation
    • For a fair rate, we will provide customized compensation information, à la carte to our main retained executive search services of sourcing, screening, and submitting qualified candidates
    • The Hospitality and Nonprofit recruitment divisions of our boutique executive search firm are regarded as #1 in headhunter services for tourism, hotel, resort, restaurant, casino and gaming, attraction, facility, and nonprofit search demands, especially in New York City

    Join The Many New York Area Companies That Already Recruit With Bristol Associates

    Our Satisfied Clients Love To Share Their Experiences Working With Bristol Associates

    “Bristol Associates has been instrumental in assisting hiring several key Senior Management staffers, including CFO, GMs and PD execs, for multi property companies I have been associated with since the 1990’s. I have always been impressed with Bristol’s attention to detail and persistence when taking on an assignment. Bristol Associates takes the time necessary to understand the needs of our company regarding both the right experience level as well as the corporate culture. It has been my personal experience that they go above and beyond a normal client/agency relationship. In short, they care… and get the job done.”

    Thomas Osiecki

    President/COO, American Racing and Entertainment

    “Bristol Associates allowed many parties to have their voices heard and gave us an opportunity to see a variety of candidates. We clearly got the best one and were able to do so because of the firm’s prescreening and expert assistance.”

    Sel Kardan

    President and CEO, The Colburn School

    “Bristol Associates helped us to fill over ten positions in a very short amount of time when our company moved corporate offices to its new location. Our Consultant was able to identify strong candidates for even the most hard-to-fill positions. The firm’s customized approach, responsiveness, and extensive network in the field made them an invaluable partner.”

    Peter Watson

    Executive Director, Talent Acquisition, Dine Equity, Inc. (IHOP and Applebee's)

    “Bristol Associates successfully completed two high-level talent searches for Pleasant Holidays. We found both their knowledge of the travel industry and their ability to provide highly qualified candidates with the right cultural fit to be extraordinary.”

    Jack E. Richards

    President and CEO, Pleasant Holidays

    Why Work with Bristol Associates?

    Over 55 Years in Business

    We have specialized in executive search since 1967, and are now in our 3rd generation of family ownership.


    We have unrivaled industry knowledge in the areas in which we focus.

    Individualized Service

    We provide consultative, individualized service to our client companies. We pride ourselves in conducting our processes confidentially when necessary.

    Network of Candidates

    With over 1M+ relevant candidates in our private database, and growing every day, we have a strong network of senior-level talent across the board.


    Our recruiters value a communicative relationship with our select client companies and candidates, providing updates throughout the search.


    Our exceptional lead recruiters each have at least 15 years’ of experience in executive search.

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    Our Successful Searches Around New York Keep Our Clients Coming Back

    General Manager

    We completed a confidential search for a growing casino hotel that features 900+ slots and 150+ hotel rooms. Our placed candidate leads and oversees the gaming and hotel departments, which include player development, lodging, and food and beverage operations, and they are responsible for all administrative and daily operations.

    Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing, North America

    Our client is a hotel corporation based in the Northeast with a highly recognizable International brand. The Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing, North America is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of the company’s marketing program for the brand in North America. As part of a worldwide network of hotels, our placed candidate is responsible for the support and advancement of the brand within the context of their global brand positioning. This includes reinforcement of all global brand product and service standards as well as animation of brand marketing products at the regional and property level.

    Vice President of Hotel Supplier Relations

    Our client is a leading business travel agency consortium providing member agencies and preferred suppliers with a strategic advantage in areas of technology, digital marketing, innovative agent support and education, preferred supplier focus, and global strategic partnerships. The Vice President of Hotel Supplier Relations oversees the daily operations of the consortium’s Corporate Hotel Rate Program. This position has full P&L responsibility for a multi-million dollar program, including management and continued enhancement of the hotel program content. Our placed candidate had over 15 years of revenue management experience in the hospitality industry at the time of hire.

    Corporate Director of Compensation and Benefits

    We were retained by an online travel agency located in the Northeast to search for their Corporate Director of Compensation and Benefits. The position manages employee benefits programs including retirement plans, medical plans, life insurance plans, and disability plans. Our placed candidate evaluates and compares existing company benefits programs with those of other providers, as well as analyzes the results and develops specific recommendations for review by management.

    Director of Finance

    We placed the Director of Finance for an outstanding casino resort located on the East coast. The property includes slots, a golf course, a spa, dining experiences, and live entertainment. The Director of Finance oversees and manages operations-related responsibilities within the finance departments. Our placed candidate creates and analyzes financial reports for departments throughout the property.

    Director of Special Events

    We placed the Director of Special Events for a thriving casino with an event center that features 40,000 square feet of banquet space. Our placed candidate oversees the planning, execution, and analysis of all high-end casino events and programs.

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