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Hudson Gate Partners, LLC is a boutique executive search firm with a specialized approach in placing talent at leading traditional and alternative investment management firms.

Welcome to Hudson Gate Partners


Our Firm

Hudson Gate Partners, LLC brings a unique combination of financial industry and executive search experience to staffing investment and non-investment roles.

Our goal is to not be all things to all people; our objective is to focus on the industries in which our expertise lies. In short, we have deep understanding of the unique demands of the financial firms with whom we work.

Our approach is heavily research-based, and we work on all of our searches as a team. This executive search approach allows us to provide our clients with unsurpassed service and access to highly relevant candidates.

At Hudson Gate Partners, every search assignment is conducted strategically, efficiently, and with the highest level of professionalism.



Hudson Gate Partners works with many leading investment management firms placing talent at all levels. Our clients are among the most prestigious financial firms in the world. If you are are a Marketing, Investor Relations, Human Resources, Administrative/Support, Accounting or Operations Professional at an alternative investment fund, asset manager or investment bank, we’d love to hear from you.

We welcome the opportunity to meet both active and passive job seekers.

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To learn more about Hudson Gate Partners, please contact us

21 W 46th Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Tel: (646) 502-5200

Nicole joined Hudson Gate Partners in 2013 and is Head of the Hudson Gate Career Advisory practice. As head of the Career Advisory practice, Nicole advises individuals on career transitions, tactical approaches to job searches, and any other pivotal career moments.  Nicole previously served as Head of Client Relations at Hudson Gate Partners for four years. 

Nicole brings a unique insider's perspective and experience to her current role. As the former CAO of the Global Investment Strategy and Wealth Advisory Groups at Lehman Brothers/Barclays Wealth, a significant part of her role included management of the group's interviewing and hiring, performance management, compensation, and other human resource functions for both investment and non-investment professionals. Prior to her CAO position at Lehman Brothers, Nicole worked in Interest Rate Products in Lehman's Fixed Income Division. Nicole was a frequent panel speaker for various networking and recruiting events and was appointed the head of the Harvard Business School recruiting team at Lehman Brothers. 

Nicole began her career in technology consulting at Andersen Consulting and also worked in business development at Enron. 

Nicole holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Liberal Arts from Dartmouth College where she graduated summa cum laude. Nicole majored in Government and minored in Russian. She also participated in study abroad programs at both The London School of Economics and The University of St. Petersburg.  She lives in Hingham, MA with her husband and two sons, and enjoys yoga, cycling, tennis, skiing, golf, and volunteering in the greater Boston community.

Marketing & Investor Relations

Our Marketing and Investor Relations Practice provides recruiting and consultancy services for the global alternative investment management industry. Our consultants have many years of direct industry and recruiting experience with both Business Development and Investor Relations professionals. Our team's experiences allow us to understand the specific needs of our clients, as well as enable us to approach our candidates as industry peers. We conduct each search as a team, focusing on every detail from initial candidate contact to the closing process. 

Areas of Expertise
Our Practice focuses on all levels of hiring needs (from junior to senior) across all product areas, geographical regions, and client channels. 
Typical roles include:
Marketing / Fundraising / Business Development
Investor Relations
Client Services
Consultant Relations
Product Specialists

Representative Searches
Global Head of Marketing and Investor Relations, Global hedge fund
Head of Americas Marketer, Tri-State credit hedge fund
Head of Investor Relations, Tri-State hedge fund
Head of Investor Relations, Tri-State fund of funds
Product Specialist, European-based hedge fund
Senior Marketer, Tri-State private equity firm
Senior Marketer, Tri-State hedge fund/private equity firm
Senior Marketer, Global asset management firm
Marketing Associate, Tri-State hedge fund
Investor Relations Associate, Tri-state private equity firm
Asia Focused Marketer, Hong Kong-based hedge fund

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