© 2019 by Executive Search Associates

Executive Search Associates specializes in finding top candidates in the Commercial Real Estate, Finance, and Insurance industries throughout the United States. Our main niche is with Commercial Mortgage Lenders, although we can be engaged to find any type of talent.  What makes us unique is our ‘coach approach’, as we practice integrity in screening and qualifying candidates.


Our promise is to be authentic and listen to your needs from a consultant’s perspective.  “We are not just headhunters.”


We have been finding candidates since 2001, we know what it takes to find talent!


Our experienced team uses a direct way of sourcing and has extensive industry knowledge in getting the right person for the right job. 



Our Clients


"Executive Search Associates exceeded our expectations in terms of providing excellent FHA HUD resumes in our market. Plus, they were more than willing to assist with any part of the recruiting process."

Ron, CEO


"I retained Executive Search Associates for a Chief Underwriter campaign and was pleased with the results. I had interviews with potential candidates shortly after the engagement. And Melissa Mirenda did a great job on identifying several qualified candidates until we found the right fit."

Nancy, Director of Human Resources


"Executive Search Associates asks the questions to understand our open positions, and then brings us qualified candidates with the right experience. We’ve been pleased with ESA’s work with several hires over the years."

Joanne, COO


"Melissa Mirenda of Executive Search Associates changed our attitude toward the use of recruiters. She was a delight and exceptionally diligent, hard-working and conscientious. She did not slow down until she found the perfect person for us."

Dan, Director Capital Markets 

Washington, DC