Addison Search to Partner with RSVP Personnel Inc.

May 2008

Alliance will expand Wall Street Operations and IT Staffing Practices in Tri-State Area

CHICAGO, IL – Addison Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on providing top-quality contract and direct-hire personnel for operations, information technology, finance/accounting and clerical/administrative roles, announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Jersey City, NJ–based RSVP Personnel Inc., a NY-based specialist in Wall Street operations and IT staffing.

The partnership will expand the scope of services and continue the growth of Addison, which was established in 1999. Addison has been recognized as one of the fastest growing private staffing companies in the US in 2006, 2007, and 2008 by Staffing Industry Report and has been named as one of Crain’s Chicago Business’ “Fast 50” – Crain’s listing of the fastest growing Chicago-based companies in 2007, 2008, and 2009.

Richard York, president of RSVP noted that “both firms share a strong client service culture, a reputation of providing high quality personnel in specialized fields and a consistent and strong track record of excellence within the global financial community”. In addition, RSVP’s Jersey City, NJ and Scottsdale, AZ offices will extend the market presence of Addison, which currently has locations in New York City, Jersey City NJ, Chicago, Boston, Houston, Dallas and Schaumburg, IL. Richard York, John Costa and Mike Monda will head the collaborative effort.

About RSVP Personnel Inc.

RSVP Personnel Inc. has been servicing the financial industry since 1978. Specific areas serviced include investment banking, international and commercial banking, IT, accounting and administrative support. RSVP has positioned itself as an industry leader with a reputation based on reliability.

About Addison Search

Addison Search is a specialized staffing firm that provides highly qualified personnel on both a temporary project and direct hire basis for operations, finance and accounting, IT and clerical/administrative positions. Addison was founded in 1999 and has offices in downtown and suburban Chicago, New York City, New Jersey, Boston, Houston, and Dallas. Additional information is available on the firm’s web site at