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.
Who We Are
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.
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.
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.
- Brokerage Firms
- Construction Companies
- Finance Companies
- Industry Associations
- Insurance Companies
- Investment Managers
- M & A Firms
- Management Companies
- Mortgage Banking Firms
- Pension Funds
- Private Equity Firms
- Private Real Estate Investors
- Public Companies
- Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
- Self-Storage Companies
- Seniors Housing
- Service Organizations
- Asset/Portfolio Management
- Board Membership
- Chief Executive Officer
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Operating Officer/President
- Controller/Treasurer/Vice President, Finance
- Human Resources
- Executive Director
- Facilities/Property Management
- General Counsel
- Project Management
- Property Management
Commitment to Giving
- Alzheimer’s Association
- American Forests
- Chartwell Foundation
- Divine Equine Assisted Therapy Center
- The John Buck Foundation
- Meals On Wheels of Tampa
- MorningStar Foundation
- Organization for Autism Research — Run for Autism
- SPAN, Inc. (Severna Park Action Network)
- Women in Leadership Program (WIL) at California State University, East Bay