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Mr. Jason Wachtel

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Managing Partner

JW Michaels & Co.
335 Madison Avenue, Suite 800 163 Madison Avenue, Suite 220 560 West Washington Blvd., Suite 300
New York, New York 10017
United States

Company Description: JW Michaels & Co. is a premier executive search firm dedicated to serving the specialized recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, legal, technology and...   more
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Jason Wachtel Discusses ...
www.jwmichaels.com, 8 April 2014 [cached]
Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent Surge in Compliance Executive Salaries
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Jason Wachtel, who runs the search firm JW Michaels & Co., told Compliance Complete his firm has posted senior compliance jobs every day for the last five months.
"When I'm speaking to the chief operating officer or the chief financial officer and they're looking to hire somebody, I tell them if you guys get someone who is going to keep you out of the headlines it might be worth the extra pennies they are getting," he said, adding that the demand for compliance talent ranges across the board, from banks to hedge and private equity funds.
Big fines against HSBC and JPMorgan and the hedge fund SAC Capital - and other firms - over compliance failures have prompted financial firms to seek compliance professionals who can help shore up these deficiencies, Wachtel said.
Firms are also looking for experienced people who can help them to implement complex new regulations like the Volcker Rule into the internal compliance program, he added.
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the experience is with a top bank or a mid-tier one, Wachtel said. Junior professionals at top banks earn between $75,000 and $140,000. In mid-tier banks, the pay is between $60,000 and $100,000, said Wachtel. The $2 million to
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Also in the bank there is a lot more support," Wachtel said.
Best Athlete Candidates Come In First
When it comes to recruiting for a compliance role, firms typically look for "best athlete candidates" with good academics from a top college and extensive work experience, Wachtel said.
A candidate with six years of Bank Secrecy Act experience at a top-tier institution will have little difficulty in getting hired by a major bank, but a candidate whose experience comes from a second-tier financial institution will have a harder time, Wachtel warned.
In the current environment, even if a candidate's compliance experience is limited, excellent academics and an ability to understand the complex rules can help a candidate get hired, Wachtel said.
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Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search
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JW Michaels Managing Partner Jason Wachtel recently spoke with Reuters about potential challenges faced by JPMorgan in its search for a new compliance chief:
Industry recruiters say top compliance officers at the biggest investment banks can earn $2 million to $3 million a year. Jason Wachtel, who runs the search firm JW Michaels & Co. in New York, told Compliance Complete that the effectiveness of the bank's search will depend greatly on the type of individual they are looking for.
"If it's someone from their competitors it might be a bit difficult," Wachtel said, adding: "Why would they necessarily want that position because of the publicity?"
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been huge for our business," said Jason Wachtel, managing partner at JW Michaels & Co. (No. 15). Mr.Wachtel said that legal and compliance made up about 65% of the firm's billings in
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"We believe that educating our constituents on the current compensation levels in the areas we serve will help our clients place better candidates," states Jason Wachtel, managing partner at JW Michaels.
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Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent Surge in Compliance Executive Salaries Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search JW Michaels is named the 15th largest executive search firm in NY
Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent ...
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Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent Surge in Compliance Executive Salaries
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Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search
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JW Michaels Managing Partner Jason Wachtel recently spoke with Reuters about potential challenges faced by JPMorgan in its search for a new compliance chief: Industry recruiters say top compliance officers at the biggest investment banks can earn $2 million to $3 million a year. Jason Wachtel, who runs the search firm JW Michaels & Co. [...]
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Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent Surge in Compliance Executive Salaries Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search JW Michaels is named the 15th largest executive search firm in NY
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Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search
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JW Michaels Managing Partner Jason Wachtel recently spoke with Reuters about potential challenges faced by JPMorgan in its search for a new compliance chief: Industry recruiters say top compliance officers at the biggest investment banks can earn $2 million to $3 million a year. Jason Wachtel, who runs the search firm JW Michaels & Co. [...]
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Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent Surge in Compliance Executive Salaries Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search JW Michaels is named the 15th largest executive search firm in NY
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Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search
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JW Michaels Managing Partner Jason Wachtel recently spoke with Reuters about potential challenges faced by JPMorgan in its search for a new compliance chief: Industry recruiters say top compliance officers at the biggest investment banks can earn $2 million to $3 million a year. Jason Wachtel, who runs the search firm JW Michaels & Co. [...]
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Jason Wachtel Discusses Recent Surge in Compliance Executive Salaries Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search JW Michaels is named the 15th largest executive search firm in NY
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Jason Wachtel is interviewed about JPMorgan's CCO search
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JW Michaels Managing Partner Jason Wachtel recently spoke with Reuters about potential challenges faced by JPMorgan in its search for a new compliance chief:
Industry recruiters say top compliance officers at the biggest investment banks can earn $2 million to $3 million a year. Jason Wachtel, who runs the search firm JW Michaels & Co. in New York, told Compliance Complete that the effectiveness of the bank's search will depend greatly on the type of individual they are looking for.
"If it's someone from their competitors it might be a bit difficult," Wachtel said, adding: "Why would they necessarily want that position because of the publicity?"
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