We provide recruitment services to the financial services industry.

We understand, educate and guide our clients and candidates to achieve beneficial outcomes.

About Us

Fabian Ruggieri - Founder & Director

Fabian Ruggieri is a highly driven financial services recruitment consultant with over 10 years experience across wealth management, private banking and recruitment. He is passionate about working in recruitment and is motivated to help candidates achieve their career objectives. Fabian is also driven to ensure his clients obtain highly capable professionals to assist in growing their organisation.

Fabian has successfully recruited entry-level positions to executive level roles. He currently specialises in recruiting funds management distribution and private wealth management professionals. Through Fabian’s extensive network and industry knowledge, he is able to deliver market-leading service and results.

Fabian is currently studying an online MBA at the Australian Institute of Business. He also volunteers on a fortnightly basis at ‘FareShare’, a Melbourne based charity that rescues food and prepares nutritional meals for Australian people in need. In the off chance he has a free Saturday afternoon, you’ll see him on the golf course or casting a line in Port Phillip Bay.

Our Services

Funds Management

RIVA Recruitment specialises in funds management recruitment for:

  • Business Development Managers
  • Investment Specialists
  • Business Development Associates
  • Client Service Associates

Private Wealth Management

RIVA Recruitment specialises in private wealth management recruitment for:

  • Investment Advisors
  • Financial Planners
  • Paraplanners
  • Client Service Officers


Deep Knowledge &

RIVA Recruitment understand the marketplace we operate in by regularly attending, sponsoring and hosting industry events.


All RIVA Recruitment employees have worked in the financial services industry, therefore, understand the specialised roles they are recruiting.


RIVA Recruitment regularly publish industry related articles, including salary guides, which further reinforces our industry knowledge and specialisation.


RIVA Recruitment only partner with organisations which have a strong employee value proposition.

Validation Process

RIVA Recruitment apply comprehensive validation processes to ensure the very best candidates and we guarantee all our placements.

Contact Us

If you’re hiring for your company or you’re looking for a new employment opportunity, feel free to get in touch to find out how RIVA Recruitment can assist you.

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