We Bring the Best Talent to You

At CA Search Advisors, we understand that no matter how big or small the market you serve may be, building a talent advantage over your competitors has never been more important. Firms that are committed to employing the best professional talent are best positioned to thrive in these increasingly competitive market conditions and outperform rivals over the long term.

The Difference is Clear

At CA Search Advisors, our mission is clear. We strive to manage a recruiting practice that approaches each search from the client’s big-picture perspective. We carefully consider organizational structure, compensation needs and business goals in seeking out high-impact executives.

We are a national executive search firm, focused on the real estate industry. Our managing principals, Katie Becker and Amy Bauer, have a deep inside knowledge and extensive long-standing relationships as a result of working directly in the industries they serve. You can rest assured that you’re in good care and in the hands of a firm you can trust.

We’re proud to be a female-owned business. We believe this will bring a unique and fresh approach to the executive search industry.

Diversity & Inclusion: CA Search Advisors’ mission is to find top talent for our clients. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our search practice. We believe talent is found in people from all backgrounds, includes all demographics, and is formed through different experiences. That belief drives us to help our clients build strong teams and inclusive cultures.

Who We Are

Amy Bauer
Managing Principal

Amy is responsible for developing and managing client relationships as well as senior, executive and board-level searches. 20+ years of experience in the healthcare and seniors housing industries along with a unique background that spans finance and operations to marketing and human resources, have provided Amy with a diverse, inside perspective. Amy began her career in senior living specializing in resident life at a continuing care retirement community. It was here that she developed a passion for the industry.

Amy was recruited to the corporate team and continued to advance holding positions in organizational development, operations and investor relations. Amy’s path lead her to a correspondent banking role with a healthcare lender and a principal role with a national executive search firm. Amy brings that dedication and in-depth knowledge of the industry to each search. She works closely with her clients to understand the culture and position requirements in order to find difference-making talent. Amy is also a Certified Career Coach.


Katie Becker
Managing Principal

Katie is responsible for developing and managing client relationships, and senior to executive/board-level search. Katie has more than 20 years of hands-on national recruiting experience, with the past 18 years focused solely in the commercial real estate industry. She approaches every search and project with a sense of urgency and focuses on the client’s strategic goals and plans.

Katie has held executive-level staffing positions within the commercial real estate industry, and has a firsthand understanding of the impact that high-quality hires have within an organization. She has designed, implemented, and managed two successful corporate recruiting programs. The larger of the two companies was comprised of 35 recruiters, and was responsible for over 3,700 hires annually. Additionally, Katie is experience in the exclusive representation of commission brokers and teams.Katie has been a member of the Society for Human Resources (SHRM) since 2001, and is active with several real estate associations.



Our Expertise

At CA Search Advisors, we understand the real estate industry from the owner, operator, association, lender, broker, and investor perspectives. It is our belief that attracting top talent for our clients, will help position them for success.

Our expertise is multi-dimensional as we have experience working with:
  • Brokerage Firms
  • Construction Companies
  • Developers
  • Finance Companies
  • Healthcare/MOB
  • Industry Associations
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment Managers
  • M & A Firms
  • Management Companies
  • Mortgage Banking Firms
  • Multifamily
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Pension Funds
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Private Real Estate Investors
  • Public Companies
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Self-Storage Companies
  • Seniors Housing
  • Service Organizations
We focus on Director-level and above positions and have made placements in the following areas:
  • Asset/Portfolio Management
  • Board Membership
  • Brokerage
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer/President
  • Construction
  • Controller/Treasurer/Vice President, Finance
  • Credit
  • Development
  • Human Resources
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Executive Director
  • Facilities/Property Management
  • General Counsel
  • Investment/Acquisitions
  • Originations
  • Project Management
  • Property Management
  • Underwriting

Our Process

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Step One:
Identify prospective candidates through our extensive professional network of key players, original research, utilization of our database and specialized recruitment methods. Conduct in-depth interviews with prospective high-probability candidates.
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Step Two:
Candidate Profile Development
Present and review each appropriate candidate’s qualifications, capabilities, motivation and other critical relevant factors with you. Arrange interviews, including date, time and location.
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Step Three:
Facilitate the hiring process, continually monitoring and emphasizing clients priorities, interests, and needs. Upon completion of final interviews, CA Search Advisors will work with you to develop an appropriate offer with the employment terms necessary to attract each candidate of choice.
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Step Four:
Due Diligence and Acquisition
Conduct a formal in-depth reference check to ensure satisfaction of the candidate to whom an offer of employment is anticipated.

Recent Placements

Chief Operating Officer
Commercial Real Estate Company
Chief Operating Officer
Southeast Investment Manager
Southwest Investment Manager
Head of Investment Sales
Commercial Real Estate Services Firm
Managing Director
Commercial Real Estate Services Firm
Senior Healthcare Risk Manager, Structured Finance

Financial Services Company

Senior Healthcare Risk Manager, Structured Finance

Financial Services Company

Commitment to Giving

CA Search Advisors recognizes the importance of giving back to the communities and industries in which we work and has supported the following organizations:
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Forests
  • Chartwell Foundation
  • Divine Equine Assisted Therapy Center
  • Elevate Women
  • Feeding Texas for Texas Disaster Relief
  • JDRF
  • The John Buck Foundation
  • Meals On Wheels of Tampa
  • MorningStar Foundation
  • Mortel High Hopes for Haiti Foundation
  • Organization for Autism Research — Run for Autism
  • The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program
  • SPAN, Inc. (Severna Park Action Network)
  • Special Olympics Maryland
  • Thresholds
  • Women in Leadership Program (WIL) at California State University, East Bay

Contact Us

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