This is a list of executive search firms.

A 2022 industry newsletter ranking of the largest executive search firms in the Americas listed estimated revenues of 50 firms, with top five being: Korn Ferry, Russell Reynolds Associates, Spencer Stuart, Heidrick & Struggles, and Egon Zehnder. Each of them had more than U.S. $450 million in estimated revenues, and more than 300 consultants. [1][2]

Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to determine an annual ranking of America’s best executive recruiting firms—the top 150 executive search firms specialized in filling positions with salaries of at least $100,000.[3]

Notable executive search firms include:


  1. ^ "Hunt Scanlon Big 5". Hunt Scanlon Media.
  2. ^ "Top 50". Hunt Scanlon Media. April 22, 2022. Retrieved June 7, 2022.
  3. ^ "America's Best Executive Recruiting Firms 2022". Forbes. May 3, 2022. Retrieved June 7, 2022.