Raymond Salomone P.O. Box 230132 New York, NY 10023 (917) 885-5399 [email protected]

Relevant Experience:

1998-2001 Vice President of Operations, Colton Consulting NYC

Reported Directly to Managing Partners of $8MM Technology Recruiting Firm. Thoroughly versed in candidate sourcing, qualifying and interviewing. I quickly develop positive rapports with clients and candidates. Managed staff of 11, including Junior Recruiters, Salespersons, Telemarketers and College Interns. Directly responsible for generating over $1MM in revenue per year. Worked closely with many Fortune 500 and Wall Street Investment clients. Developed strategic alliances with software and hardware vendors. Also responsible for managing budgets relating to advertising, training and procurement.

1993-1998 Technical Recruiter, Velocity Staffing NYC

Began as a cold caller. Prospected potential clients and technical job seekers. Developed and fine-tuned business skills with respect to: introductions, sales pitches, negotiations and closings. Developed skills at analyzing and drafting RFP’s (Request for Proposals) which lead to several long term staffing contracts. Bid on and was awarded several large software and telecommunications projects for Fortune 500 firms. I was also instrumental in the successful opening of a second office in Miami Beach, Florida. Learned to quickly develop marketing abilities to suit a variety of corporate and personal cultures.

1993 Rental Agent, Elias-Bernstein Realty NYC

Without any formal training, began interacting with clients and working through the entire rental process. Qualified clients. Evaluated client requirements/requests. Conducted apartment showings and organized open houses. Presented potential renters to landlords. Assisted in the preparation and execution of leases. Developed positive working relationships with landlords, superintendents and doormen. Used my superior knowledge of Manhattan to increase productivity.

1990-1993 Rental Manager, Ruffino Realty Oneonta, NY

During college I was responsible for all the rental activities of a 12 unit, 4 story building. Duties included qualifying potential renters, contacting and researching guarantors and securing leases. Direct liaison between tenants and landlord. Education:

1993 State University of NY at Oneonta Major: Speech Minor: Marketing

1995-1999 New York University Graduate level courses in Marketing, Communications and eCommerce.


1982-1989 United States Army, Military Policeman