Executive Biography Peter Riccio Peter Riccio
Senior Managing Director – Accounting/Finance

Peter is a Senior Managing Director within the Accounting/Finance division where he utilizes his industry experience and relationship-driven approach to successfully recruit and place candidates with top firms across the City of New York and Tri-State area. Peter joined The Execu|Search Group in 2008 and quickly became a key member of the firm’s Accounting/Finance division, following a career in the finance/asset management space in New York City.

Peter leverages his first-hand knowledge of the industry to successfully place candidates across all areas of accounting and finance including hedge fund accounting, product control, financial reporting, management reporting, tax, audit, and public accounting.

As a result of his diligent work ethic and motivation to help others, Peter has been successful in developing invaluable relationships with both clients and candidates. “It’s not about numbers or making a quick sell,” says Peter of his approach to recruiting. “We're dealing with people's careers and livelihood in this business. I'm always conscience of whether or not something makes sense for the person I'm working with, even if that means losing out in the short term. I think both candidates and clients really appreciate this approach."

A graduate of Villanova University, Peter holds a degree in Business Marketing, as well as, a Master’s of Business Administration in Finance.

Peter resides in New York City where he enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing sports, and being involved within the community. He is a committee member of Hedge Fund Care, a nonprofit organization that raises money within the alternative investment industry, to prevent and treat child abuse. He is also a part of the New Jersey Citizen’s Coalition for Cures research organization.

Contact Peter: priccio@execu-search.com | 212.204.5170