H. Friedman Search, LLC


Public Finance - Capital Markets Recruiting - Candidate

Representing Qualified Candidates And Companies Nationwide

We specialize in the Full-Time placement of all levels of Public Finance Bankers, Health Care Bankers, Municipal Advisors, Compliance Officers, Traders, Underwriters Institutional Sales, Issuers & Bond Counsels.  Unlike our competitors, opportunistic hiring is our watchword, we do not need “job orders”.  Our client companies know & trust us to find the best people nationwide for them.
A candidate need competent capital markets recruiters.

For a qualified candidate seeking a new position in the area of public finance, healthcare bankers, institutional sales, compliance, and “FinOps” taking into consideration your confidentiality requirements, we will complete a comprehensive interview to assist you in identifying your unique skills, strengths and goals and match you with the right company.

Our company culture reflects a philosophy of serving the needs of you, our candidate, wherever you are throughout the United States. This philosophy allows us to view every employer and candidate search as a unique event.

Candidate Commitments

  • Represent you with the highest level of professionalism, ethics, and attention to your stated goals for future employment
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality throughout the interview process in order to protect your current employment status
  • Provide you with information about any new opportunity we would like you to consider as a candidate
  • Evaluate your fit for any such opportunity thoroughly and promptly
  • Communicate feedback from our client typically within 48 hours from your last interaction with the client
  • Notify you promptly if either our selection process as a candidate or the client has determined that you are no longer being considered as a candidate for the position
  • Act in your behalf as well as our client’s during negotiations leading to a written offer
  • Advise you during the process of resigning from your current position and addressing a possible counter-offer from your employer
  • Assist you in working with our client on matters of relocation, temporary housing, and other pre-start details
  • Counsel you should problems arise during your post-hiring transition and enculturation into your new role
  • Act as your informal coach throughout your employment with our client

When it comes to the debt side of capital markets, specifically dealing with municipal finance/public finance, there is no one more knowledgeable in the field today than the professionals at H. Friedman Search LLC.

Public Finance is our passion and our profession for over 30 years, let us put our in-depth knowledge of the industry to work for you.

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Series 50 Advisors are becoming more and more relevant in the area of Capital Markets.  Whether you are at a traditional Financial Advisory Firm, or you are currently at an Investment Banking firm, your services are in demand.

There is a growing trend of traditional bankers moving away from the “dark side” to the FA world, let us help you with this transition.

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The compliance officers that we are privileged to represent are the best in the industry.  They are either serving currently as CCO, Deputy CCO or compliance officer – and most importantly – are looking for their next role. They understand the need of the compliance officer in today’s hotly regulated environment.

If compliance is your expertise, we want to talk with you.

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There are plenty of firms that see the value of a good strong growing public finance legal practice, and they are the only firms that H. Friedman Search represent.

Once again, we are extremely privileged to partner with the leaders in the League Tables in both Competitive and Negotiated Underwriting actions.

Our clients are dedicated to this space, and as such are always looking for qualified Bond Counsels nationwide.

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Special projects consist of non-traditional positions within our areas of expertise of Investment Banking and Capital Markets.

Examples have been locating senior level financial personnel in non-investment banking firms, marketing and presenting “Board” level individuals outside of capital markets.

Call us to discuss your special situation.

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Candidate Testimonial:

“Harlan is honest, patient, and direct as a recruiter. He exceeded my expectations…”
– Brian Shiels
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Chicago, IL

Head Of Capital Markets

Los Angeles, CA

Managing Director Public Finance

Dallas, TX

Public Finance Banker

Columbus, OH

Municipal Bond Counsel

St. Louis, MO

Municipal Bond Underwriter

Denver, CO

Compliance Officer

San Antonio, TX

Public Finance Banker

New York City, NY

Municipal Bond Counsel

Los Angeles, CA

Public Finance Banker

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