Since 1998, SearchOne Advisors has helped leaders in the private equity industry find the leaders they need to grow.

We find only the best, most qualified candidates because of our deep relationships with top-tier investment professionals.

We find leaders at all levels of experience with our diverse network that covers every major industry and geography.

We find our candidates early and nurture decades-long relationships. We have known many of them their entire careers.

We find the right fit by understanding people. We get to know our candidates beyond just their pedigree or deal list.

Areas of Focus:

  • Leveraged Buyout
  • Distressed/Turnaround
  • Growth Equity
Practice Leader

Michael Garmisa, Founder
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Since he founded SearchOne Advisors in 1998, Michael has grown the company into one of the premier search firms in the alternative asset recruiting industry. Over the course of his career, he has helped a broad array of venture, hedge, and private equity funds find top-tier talent at every level – from analyst to partner. A recognized leader in the industry, Michael has been a guest lecturer at the Columbia Business School and also provides consulting services in the areas of compensation surveys and organizational design. He holds a BA from Indiana University.