About Us


Founded  in 2009, Duke Advisors is a retained executive search firm devoted to  the asset management industry. The founding members have had a working  relationship dating back to 2004. Collectively, they have over  50 years of combined investment/executive search experience and  accomplishments.

Prior to founding Duke Advisors, Roy Duke spent five years developing his business as a Managing Director,  with a New York-based global recruiting firm.  Additionally, he has 15 years of senior level experience with well-respected  investment management firms.  He advises his clients on Senior Level  Search Assignments and Investment Team Liftouts.  Individual assignments  have included C-Level, Portfolio Management, Research and Sales  disciplines. Roy and his colleagues have successfully completed team  liftouts encompassing a broad spectrum of style categories with varying  degrees of complexity.  Our clients include independent investment  managers as well as those affiliated with other entities (i.e. banks,  insurance, brokerage firms, etc.). 

Why We Succeed:

We recognize our reputation is defined by how we're perceived to have handled an assignment,
from inception to completion. The process is what enables us to consistently meet client
expectations.  Key elements of our process are:

  • Knowledge 
  • Experience 
  • Work Ethic 
  • Integrity 
  • Resources 
  • Relationships 
  • Communication 
  • Attention to Detail 

Our business model is predicated upon applying all of our firm's intellectual, experiential, technical
and emotional resources to a select number of searches annually.  We are staffed and resourced
to insure that every client gets the attention they deserve and the results they expect.