Michael Cooke

Partner, Executive Vice President

An influential member of our firm since 2000, Michael is a Partner who has been involved in the growth of our Accounting/Finance practice in the New York City Tri-State area. With his team-focused approach and consummate professionalism, he leads by example and fosters growth of the business by ensuring provision of the highest level of service to our clients and candidates.

Michael's expertise is working on senior level searches within the Accounting/Finance division. This includes, but is not limited to, the recruiting of Chief Financial Officers, Controllers, and Finance Directors, as well as senior-level Tax and Audit professionals across various industries.

Michael's personal approach to business is centered on building working relationships based on honesty and communication with a personal touch: "I treat each client and candidate as I would my own friends," he says. "It's really simple, actually: just treat others as you want to be treated." By practicing what he preaches, Michael serves as the ultimate mentor to his staff and partner to his colleagues.

Prior to joining The Execu|Search Group, Michael worked in the public accounting field for several years. He now puts that experience to work, using his insight into the industry to aid him in advising his team in matching the right candidate with the right firm.

Michael has a Bachelor's degree in accounting from Binghamton University. He is an avid golfer and enjoys spending his time in Westchester, NY where he lives with his wife and three children.