Michael Cooke

Partner, Executive Vice President

Michael leads our Accounting/Finance division in the New York City Tri-State area. In addition to his management responsibilities, Michael works on many of the division’s senior-level searches. This includes, but is not limited to, Chief Financial Officers, Controllers, and Finance Directors, as well as senior-level Tax and Audit professionals across various industries and Public Accounting.

Michael considers relationship building a key part of his business strategy. “I always strive to be honest, consistent, and actively present when working with clients and candidates,” says Michael. “I tell my team that the secret to success is pretty simple. Treat others how 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 in 2000, Michael worked in the public accounting field for several years. He leverages this hands-on industry experience to ensure he is making the right match between clients and candidates.

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.