Victor Neary

Victor Neary

Senior Managing Director

Direct: 727.369.1682
Cell: 917.741.4484
[email protected]

150 Second Avenue North, Suite 1120
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Victor is a Senior Managing Director with over 20 years of experience in business and consulting. He specializes in C-suite and senior-level retained search engagements across a range of industries and functional areas. Victor’s expertise includes search and placement for executive management, financial and accounting management, operations, sales and marketing, technology, and human resources.

He conducts searches both domestically and internationally.


Prior to joining Robert Half Executive Search, Victor was a Vice President in Robert Half’s Finance and Accounting permanent placement division in midtown Manhattan, where he recruited financial professionals for over a decade. As a senior member of the team, Victor specialized in placing top-level executives, including Chief Financial Officers, Chief Accounting Officers, Corporate Controllers, Vice Presidents of Finance and Public Accounting Partners. Victor has been instrumental in building financial support teams for his clients, from entry-level positions to the CFO and Director of Audit, Finance, Tax and Treasury levels. During his tenure, Victor has established long-term, recurring business relations with his clients and candidates.

His industry experience is diverse, and his clients are in professional services, hospitality, real estate management and development, publishing, digital media, technology, hospitality, advertising, transportation, private equity, and nonprofit. Victor has worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 clients.

Prior to his work with Robert Half, Victor led a boutique business management firm in Manhattan, advising small- to midsize clients, primarily in the public relations and fashion industries. His firm offered a wide variety of services, including accounting operations, streamlining of business processes and procedures, and CFO services.

Personal and Professional Activities

Victor is an Ireland native who moved to South Africa, where he attended The University of South Africa and obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. He worked as a trainee accountant with Spencer Steward, a BDO member headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Upon completion of his degree and required public accounting experience, Victor traveled extensively throughout Africa and Europe, as well as Central and South America. Upon his arrival in the United States, Victor obtained his CPA license. He still enjoys travelling and is a general aviation pilot.