In 1982, Joseph Ferdinando founded Building Security Services, Inc. (BSS) in Essex County, New Jersey.

Having already run a successful commercial janitorial company, he decided to expand into security.

Beginning with his existing, loyal customer base, he grew his company to provide premium security services in New Jersey and New York, NY.

Today, BSS seamlessly integrates its security services with cutting-edge security systems and information technology services through its sister company, Building Security Systems.

BSS remains a family-run business dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized service to a diverse clientele including:

Our Mission

Building security is an evolving field, changing and growing as new technologies develop. Consequently, security that was considered standard just a few years ago is not acceptable today.

Our mission at BSS is to deliver cutting-edge security strategy in a cost-effective, professional and personalized manner.

Joseph Ferdinando is the founder of Building Security Services, a company that provides security solutions to businesses and organizations. He has more than 40 years of experience in the security industry, and he is a recognized expert in the field. Joseph is also a member of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), where he's held position of Director on the Board of Directors in both the New York and new Jersey chapters.

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