Victor Neary

Victor Neary

Managing Director

Direct:  (646)264-9900
Mobile: (917)741-4484

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NY Office
125 Park Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Victor is a Managing Director with over twenty years of experience in business and consulting specializing 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.

Victor 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 was recruiting 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 through to the CFO, Director of Audit, Finance, Tax and Treasury levels.  During his tenure Victor 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 non for profit. Victor has worked with companies in the start-up phase to Fortune 500 clients. 
Prior to joining Robert Half, Victor led a boutique business management firm in Manhattan, advising small to medium-sized 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, as well as CFO services. 

Personal and Professional Activities

Victor originally hails from Ireland and 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 firm headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. Upon completion of his degree and required public accounting experience, Victor left South Africa for extensive travel throughout Africa, Europe as well as Central and South America. Upon his arrival in the US Victor obtained his CPA license. Victor retains his keen interest in travel and is a general aviation private pilot.