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Executive Search: The Employer Benefit for Outsourced Recruiting

As a leadership executive or internal HR/Talent Acquisition professional, there are many pressures and nuances to hiring the ideal talent with the right credentials. SelectLeaders offers a Retained Search service to help fill key positions within your company. Our commercial real estate job recruiters are selective about how many and which types of roles we take on, so our energy is dedicated to finding your company's next best hire.

Our executive recruiters are experienced in real estate staffing, C-suite placement and CRE headhunting. We take a personalized approach in handling all aspects of the recruitment process. From consultation to hire and everything in between, we deliver thoughtfully chosen qualified candidates to fill your specialized open roles, ultimately helping you save time.

Personalized Recruitment

Don't assume candidates will find you during their real estate job search. Our team leverages our 20+ years of experience, vast network, and proprietary search tools to source top talent for your specific needs.

Review Top Candidates

We deliver a shortlist and summary of carefully selected, qualified professionals and assist with interview coordination. When we find the right fit we'll also help create an attractive offer.

Hire with Confidence

Once the roll is filled, we won't just disappear. Our team is dedicated to post-hire support and ensuring we placed the right person for your role.


We used SelectLeaders to help build out a key management role for our organization. The recruiting team found several great candidates and helped us hire the most ideal one pretty quickly. We were pleased at how seamless the search went and it certainly saved us time using them. The experience also taught us some great best practices and important insights for our future hiring needs.

Affordable Upstate Co-Founder & Principal, Mario E. Brown

I've worked with recruiters before and I've always struggled with tension between their desire to sell me on the merits of a candidate (to get paid, quickly) and my desire to hire the best long-term individual, someone who has both the agency and traits to excel in the role. [They] really listened to me to learn about the business, what we are up to, our culture, and the traits and experience I defined as 'must have.' Once that was done, I only saw very qualified candidates from them and saved an enormous amount of time vs. my historical “go-it-alone” approach. I can't see placing another top candidate without using them.

Kevin Choquette, Principal, Fident Capital

We use SelectLeaders Executive Search to identify the best qualified candidates. Their recruiters take the time to understand our business and hiring needs and their advice and follow-up has proven time and time again to be the most cost effective recruitment solution for our organization.

David Sonnenblick, Principal, Sonnenblick-Eichner Company

Nice work. I knew going into this we gave you a tough task with a high bar. Way to come through! Looking forward to future assignments together.

Robert Gordon, Principal, GW Real Estate Partners

The Real Estate Recruitment Process

Using SelectLeaders' as your real estate executive search firm helps give you the competitive advantage in today's candidate-driven market. We aim to ensure the right hire for your company, so our recruiters pay close attention to the details, work in lock-step with your team and consult on hiring techniques and best practices. Here is what you can expect in the headhunting process from consultation to hire:

Kick-Off Call & Role Overview

Our recruiters meet with your team to gain clear direction on role needs and requirements. The SelectLeaders real estate headhunter will come away with a strong understanding of what characteristics and qualifications the ideal candidate has, as well as specific mutually agreed upon candidate screening questions.

Candidate Search Begins

Sometimes the best candidates aren't actively looking to change roles, so how do you get in front of them? Anyone can post ads and collect resumes and call themselves real estate staffing agencies. What sets us apart is our experienced team that leverages decades of experience, industry relationships, and proprietary search tools to deliver exceptional candidates.

Recruiter Interviews Qualified Candidates

One of our experienced SelectLeaders recruiters will conduct initial Zoom interviews with all qualified candidates and provide in-depth summaries of a shortlist of top candidates to your team for review and consideration. We set the standard for real estate recruitment companies.

Client Interviews Top Selections

We find that our select recruitment process works best when your team commits to interviewing the shortlist of candidates within one week of receiving their summaries.

Client Selects Ideal Candidate(s)

Following initial interviews, you will provide feedback to our recruiter and make final candidate selections. Our recruiter will provide scheduling support for any additional rounds of interviews, conduct reference checks, and deliver feedback to candidates as necessary.

Final Candidate Selection & Offer

Once your team has landed on the best fit for the role, our SelectLeaders team can provide support during the offer stage. We advise on how to navigate negotiations and help you hire quickly so you have the best shot at your ideal candidate.


Following a hire, our team works with you on any first-day logistics support to ensure smooth onboarding. Our SelectLeaders team will also check in regularly with you and the candidate for a 60-day period to ensure the match was the right one.

Service & Experience Debrief

Open and honest communication between your team and SelectLeaders throughout the process is vital to creating a positive experience. However, following the fulfillment of an Executive Search role, we appreciate client feedback via our experience survey and follow-up conversations. At this time, we'll also discuss any upcoming hiring needs your business may have and how we can continue the partnership.

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