About Us

Since our beginning, more than 25 years ago, our clients and candidates have come to know that at Options Group, even the sky has no limit. Our innovative approach facilitates limitless search possibilities and is reflected in our company vision statement.

Smarter, faster organizational opportunities: Options Group is on the forefront, pioneering a new generation of human capital operations, where research meets recruiting for optimal strategic results. Proactively setting the tone with a novel, streamlined approach to analysis and decision-making, OG is hands-on in providing a superior range of innovative options for financial services & tech clients and candidates. Cutting-edge technology for intelligence, insight, and global reach swiftly informs smarter solutions to accelerate career and corporate growth.

In addition to executive search services, Options Group also offers industry-leading human capital research. Our competitive intelligence goes beyond traditional measures of market share and rankings, delving deeper into the intricacies that separate one institution from the next. As a result of our deep, historical knowledge of both market structure and relevant professionals, Options Group provides clients with quantitative and qualitative analytics that empower decision makers. In-depth comparative studies over the past decade include compensation trends, desk structures/headcounts, divisional diversity, technologies and culture.

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Solutions And Expertise

How well do you know your competition in terms of financial services recruitment and overall business strategies? Are you truly in a position of strength? By leveraging our extensive market insight, Options Group Strategic Consulting helps clients formulate advanced strategic imperatives that ultimately transform the business.

OG iQ Solutions takes the uncertainty out of complex business decisions and seamlessly combines unique, proprietary products, information and research capabilities with global reach. As a result, we’re able to provide real-time competitive intelligence and benchmarking for operational excellence with elevated brand value and increased profitability.

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  • Advisory Services
  • Board Services
  • Consulting Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Talent Acquisition Strategy
  • Talent Mapping
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Commercial Banking
  • Corporate Banking
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Global Banking
  • Global Markets
  • Hedge Funds
  • Insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Machine Learning
  • Payments/Processes
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Sovereign Wealth
  • Trade Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Financial Officers
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Hedge Funds
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Investing
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Risk Management

News Briefings

Talent for the Next Normal

Businesses around the world are entering a “high wire act in a brave new world of work and hiring,” according to a new report from Options Group. For the investment banking divisions of financial institutions in particular, the realities of a radically different operating environment are already bringing significant new challenges to how institutions assess,

Bob Reed, Options Group Co-Founder, Dies at 51

Bob Reed, a founding partner and president of New York-based Options Group, has died at the age of 51. “Today, we have lost someone who is irreplaceable to all of us,” said the executive search firm in a statement, adding that his “legacy will be remembered and celebrated.” Mr. Reed suffered from glioblastoma for the past 15

When is the Right Time to Change Jobs?

Leaving a job is stressful under any circumstances. It is hard enough to do when times are normal. And 2020 is hardly normal. Everything is in ­flux, and even more challenging, those changes are largely happening remotely, this according to a new report authored by Richard Stein, chief growth officer at Options Group. “It’s good to remember, therefore,

The Future of Work and the Workforce in the Post-Pandemic Era

COVID-19 is only the latest example of a seismic global event upending sophisticated organizations. For no one does this matter more than for talent managers, who ­find their every process now up for grabs, according to a new report, “The Future of Work and the Workforce in the Post-Pandemic Era,” authored by Richard Stein, chief

Press Releases

Options Group Announces the Opening of its Los Angeles Office and Has Appointed Amit Kapoor to Head of Options Group Los Angeles Office

January 10th, 2020 – Options Group announces the opening of its Los Angeles office, effective immediately, to be led by Amit Kapoor who has transferred from the New York office to oversee its ambitious growth plans for the region.  As the Head of the Los Angeles office, Kapoor will be expanding the Options Group Americas

Carole Jean-Baptiste Appointed Head of Options Group Paris Office

December 18th, 2019 – Options Group announces the opening of its Paris office, effective immediately to be led by Carole Jean-Baptiste. As the Head of the Paris office, Carole Jean-Baptiste will be expanding the Options Group EMEA footprint in asset and wealth management, capital markets, sales and trading as well as fintech. Carole Jean-Baptiste was most recently

Jennifer Montalvo & Yoona Lee Join Options Group

September 9th, 2019 – Options Group, the global talent acquisition and development firm, announced it has appointed Jennifer Montalvo and Yoonna Lee to the Global FICC team led by Meri Miller, Managing Partner in New York and Raveen Shah, Managing Partner in London. At Options Group, Montalvo will serve as a Partner and Lee will serve