Agency Spotlight: Mahler Private Staffing

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In the private service industry, one of the more prestigious agencies is Mahler Private Staffing.  With 25 years of experience, this national agency is known for working with some of the most elite families and candidates in the US and abroad.  Their positions vary greatly – from the family office to ranch management and everything in between.  With offices in Milwaukee, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and Palm Springs, they are conveniently situated to evaluate candidates across the country.

For this Agency Spotlight, Vice President Judith Redd gives us some more insight into the long-standing recruitment firm…

 1. How long have you been in business?

25 years.

 2. What makes your agency unique? 

For twenty five years, Mahler Private Staffing has refined our placement process to meet a single objective – match each client’s unique needs with the right staff.  Widely recognized for our meticulous standards, broad service offerings, personalized approach, and exclusive network of top household, childcare, and office professionals, we are proud to have grown entirely through repeat business and referrals from satisfied clients.

 3. What types of positions do you place? 

All Domestic staff, including Director of Residences, Chief of Staff, Estate Manager, House Manager, Housekeeping staff, Executive Protection, Security/Drivers, Chefs, Nannies, Ranch and  Property Management, Family office and Corporate personnel.

 4. What is your ideal candidate?

We pride ourselves on connecting with remarkable talent and maintaining relationships with our candidates through their placement and beyond.  Our ideal candidates are experienced, skilled, engaged, and professional.  We also require verifiable references from previous employers and conduct thorough background checks

 5. Do you place across the country or locally?  


 6. Do you look for any special training or certifications, such as college degrees, private service schools, etc.

A college education is always preferred  and we appreciate candidates with specialized training in their particular field as it shows commitment and professionalism, however, it is not essential for every position.

7. Where do you announce your open jobs?

Our website:, Estate Jobs, LinkedIn, Domestic Herald, specialty sites (ENanny Source, Sitter City, Efinancial careers, etc.)

 8. How should a candidate apply for a job?  Do you want an online application, resume or both?

We  urge all prospective candidate to complete the online application and upload their resume and letters of  reference.

9. Do you belong to any professional associations?

DEMA (Domestic Estate Management Association) and INA (International Nanny Association)

 10. How can people contact you?

Corporate office  : 414-347-1350

West Coast office: 760-537-7690


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