In these cities, in order of most jobs to least: New York, Chicago, Boston, Dallas, and (tied for fifth) Stamford, Greenwich, and Westport, Connecticut.
In addition, San Francisco and its surroundings areas (Palo Alto, Redwood City, and Berkeley) are hot spots for hedge fund wannabees -- as is, surprisingly, Minneapolis, which is considered an "up and comer" in the hedge fund job market, with Twin City firms Pine River Capital, Waterstone Capital, and Whitebox Advisors all hiring significantly in recent months.
(Absolute Return + Alpha: The Top 5 U.S. Cities Seeking Hedge Fund Talent)
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