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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.

Accounting & Operations

Our Accounting & Operations team provides recruiting and consultancy services in the alternative investments arena from C-level to junior level searches throughout the US and abroad. We bring many years of direct industry and recruiting experience. This invaluable foundation ensures that our team understands the specific needs of our clients with regards to prior experience and product knowledge. The team is regarded as a trusted adviser to both our clients and our candidates, leading the practice to be mostly referral based. 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 junior to C-level hiring needs across a variety of functional areas.
Product Control
Operational Due Diligence
Trading Assistants

Representative Searches
Chief Financial Officer, Global Multi-strategy Hedge Fund
Chief Financial Officer, Tri-state Hedge Fund Start-up
Director of Operations, Global Multi-strategy Hedge Fund
Fund Controller, Global Private Equity Firm
Controller, Family Office
Management Company Controller, Global Hedge Fund
Head of Internal Audit, Investment and Advisory Firm
Senior Fund Accountant, Global Hedge Fund
Senior Accountant, Private Equity Fund
Structured Product Analyst, Multi-strategy Hedge Fund
Valuations Associate, Global Multi-Hedge Fund
Operations Associate, Hedge Fund
Operations Associate, Private Equity Fund
Operational Due Diligence Analyst, Hedge Fund Advisory Firm
Business Analyst, Private Equity and Real Estate Consulting Firm
Compliance Associate, Hedge Fund
Risk Analyst, Credit Hedge Fund
Trading Assistant, Multi-strategy Hedge Fund

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