Building Security Services (BSS) of NY is one of the most respected private security services throughout New York and its surrounding neighborhoods.

Based on over 40 years of experience, we’re a security company that’s known for our fast response, reliability, and trained staff that can accommodate security guards or systems in almost any industry.

We have a proven track record and are the go to provider to provide security guard services for the following:

  • Residential properties & Commercial property
  • Construction sites security
  • Event security, crowd control, or venue security for large crowds
  • Hotel security
  • Warehouse security
  • Retail security
  • & more

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Security Services For The New York City Area

At BSS, Joseph Ferdinando and family lead a team of dedicated security guards and established one of the top security guard services in the NYC area. We ensure each officer delivers top-tier service, upholding our status as a premier security service provider in NY.

Reliable protection from a private security service can be hard to find. BSS of NY is a leading provider of security services and our security firm specializes in providing top notch security officers in New York.

New York security guard companies are a dime a dozen, but when disaster strikes, you want tailored security solutions from a company that can address your security needs while providing excellent training, has exceptional 24/7 customer service, and a top-notch experience for your business requirements.

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Having 40 years of hands-on security experience, we have the technology and highly trained personnel to handle any of your business’s security needs. A lot of time and care goes into our hiring process to give you the best protection and security guards for your place of business.

Our company has strict policies and procedures for handling incidents and emergencies, and we ensure that our clients are well-informed and involved in the reporting and escalation process.

We can provide a fast and reliable armed security or unarmed security service in the following neighborhoods:

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We can also provide your New York company with:

Armed & Unarmed Security

Our highly trained armed and unarmed security officers are skilled in surveillance, access control, and conflict resolution. Our employees will provide a reassuring presence, deterring potential threats while keeping your commercial or residential property safe.

Fire Life Safety Directors (FLSD’s)

Our certified Fire Life Safety Directors are trained to oversee your building, ensuring compliance with NYC’s fire regulations. They play a pivotal role in emergency preparedness, fire drills, and evacuation procedures.

Fire Prevention & Fire Watch

Prevent potential fire hazards with our proactive fire prevention services. In addition, our Fire Watch Security personnel are trained to monitor an area that might be at risk.

Doorman & Concierge

Enhance the security and hospitality of your establishment with our professional doorman and concierge services. They not only provide a welcoming presence but also ensure controlled access to your premises.

Security Systems

Equip your business with state-of-the-art security systems. From CCTV surveillance to advanced alarm systems, we offer a range of professional solutions tailored to you.

Special Events

Ensure the well being of your guests and smooth operation of your events with our specialized services. From crowd control, event security, and even VIP protection (or high profile celebrities), our employees will have your event security covered.

Executive protection

Unfortunately, we cannot provide security guards for executive protection at this time.

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Our Reputation – The Best of the Security Companies In NYC

Our reputation and security solutions in the industry speaks for itself. We have received numerous accolades, amazing client reviews, and industry awards that have established us as a reputable and authoritative security company in New York.

Our clients can attest that we will go above what’s expected of us in every situation to ensure that your company, event, or facility is protected.

Just ask us for references about our services! We will be glad to provide them to you because we have glowing reviews for all your security needs.

We’re one of the highest reviewed in the industry, and our physical security guard services are the among the best.

Contact us today to discuss how we can help solve your concerns. We’ll get you a 24/7 security guard at your place of business. We can guarantee that.

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NY Certifications

Below are the certifications we have ourselves as well as what we make sure our staff has to support our clients.

  1. New York State Security Guard License: This is a mandatory license for all security guards in New York State. It ensures that the guard has undergone the required 8-hour pre-assignment training course at an approved security guard training school.
  2. Fire Safety Director (FSD) Certification: In many buildings, especially high-rises, having a certified FLSD is mandatory. They are trained to take charge during fire emergencies and oversee the building’s fire safety.
  3. Active Shooter and Medical Emergency Preparedness (ASMEP) Certification: This is an advanced certification for FLSDs, ensuring they are trained to handle active shooter and medical emergency situations.
  4. Electronic Security Systems Technician License: This is for security professionals who install, maintain, or service electronic security systems. Our knowledge of the newest technology is always up to date.

Rest assured that we at BSS have the proper NY certifications to keep you and your building or events safe.

Contact Our Team At BSS

The safety and security of your New York City building is our utmost priority, always. We are fully insured and also licensed by The New York State Department of State Division of Licensing Services.

If you’re in need of a New York City security guard company with true expertise for your specific business, give our team a call today or put your email address and information on the contact us page here any time 24/7.

Also, if you’re someone looking to apply as a security guard, you’ll find more information on how to get your New York State guard license hereNYC security guard training is mandatory for every account whether it’s an armed or unarmed position.

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Our Manhattan office New York, NY

Building Security Services of New York
231 West 29th Street 8th Floor New York, NY 10001

Sales: (800) 762-0029
Operations: (212) 687-1711


What security services does BSS offer in New York City?

We offer a range of services including guard services, FLSD services, fire prevention and fire watch patrols, doorman and concierge services, unarmed personnel, systems integration, corporate offices, and more to our clients.

Is BSS a reputable company in the security industry for security guards?

Yes, with years of experience, BSS has established itself as a leading authority in the industry and is recognized as one of the top security guard companies.

We’re your white knight security and premier provider of customized solutions and a comprehensive suite of armed guards, unarmed, and many more. Our senior managers and staff make us a trusted partner for all your specific needs.

How are BSS’s guards trained and certified?

Our guards undergo rigorous training and receive their licenses, with certifications from specialized training programs recognized by industry-leading institutions, ensuring a high level of expertise and professionalism. We also employ former NYPD professionals from the New York area.

Who is Joseph Ferdinando, and what is his role at BSS?

Joseph Ferdinando is a key figure at BSS who leads a team of dedicated security officers and security guards, ensuring each officer delivers top-tier service, upholding the company’s status as a premier service provider.

Joseph Ferdinando is the visionary founder of Building Security Services, a leading security company renowned for its comprehensive security services. With an illustrious career spanning over 40 years in the security industry, Joseph has been instrumental in elevating the standards of security guard services for a broad spectrum of businesses and organizations. As an influential member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) in both New York and New Jersey chapters, Joseph has played a pivotal role in shaping industry standards and practices.