March 29, 2023

The firm experienced the highest growth rate among the top 20 firms in this year’s ranking

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania – JM Search, a premier retained executive search firm, announced the firm ranked 14th on this year’s Top 50 Recruiters list published by market research firm, Hunt Scanlon Media. The annual ranking highlights the largest, fastest growing executive search firms in the Americas.

This announcement follows a record year in the 42-year history of the firm, which has organically doubled in revenue and in size over the past two years. JM Search also recently ranked 7th on the list of America’s Top Retained Executive Search Firms where over 7,800 respondents (both candidates and clients) provided insights into their view of the market.

As an experienced executive recruiting firm for private equity, Fortune 1000, and other growth-oriented organizations, JM Search brings both functional and industry-specific expertise to each engagement.

JM Search believes its commitment to hiring highly specialized and deeply connected recruiting experts coupled with the firm’s dedication to scaling without sacrificing culture are some of the key drivers of the firm’s continued growth and success.

“We’ve carefully built a considerable, highly experienced, and well-connected team that understands the critical importance of getting it right when working at the c-level. We care deeply about our work and are dedicated to supporting the ever-evolving needs of our clients, and I’m proud of the tremendous results we are continuing to see,” stated John Marshall, CEO of JM Search.

“Ranking in the top 15 is quite an accomplishment and a true testament to our leadership and partnership with our exceptional clients. It’s also a validation that we’re continuing to make the right investments in our people and infrastructure, and I believe we are uniquely positioned to continue to be the go-to executive search partner for private equity and other growth-oriented businesses,” added Marshall.

About JM Search

JM Search ( is a premier retained executive search firm and trusted advisor to CEOs, investors, and boards of directors in recruiting, assessing, and delivering high performance leaders and transformational leadership teams. JM Search clients include private equity firms and portfolio companies, private and publicly held companies across North America. Founded in 1980, the JM Search team brings together former operating and financial executives, investors and experienced search professionals with deep industry specialization, functional expertise and proven access to talent spanning multiple industry sectors. With national reach and local market depth, the firm’s partner-led approach enables JM Search to deliver exceptional leaders who enhance organizational performance and drive shareholder value.

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