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Joseph R. Guccione   [Download VCard]
Managing Director

Joseph R. Guccione is a Managing Director in the New York office of Freeh Group International Solutions, LLC (“FGIS”). Prior to joining FGIS, he was the United States Marshal for the Southern District of New York (“SDNY”).

As a Managing Director for FGIS, Joe has been responsible for managing various global assignments, including due diligence engagements, internal investigations, asset searches and security assessments. Recently, Joe has:

  • Provided logistical and operational support for the Special Master and numerous parties regarding settlement of the largest environmental case in U.S. history.
  • Performed risk and security assessments for a large, iconic office building in New York City.
  • Assisted counsel with an internal investigation relating to the acquisition of oil rights in Africa on behalf of the Audit Committee and Advisory Board of an Italian company, which included drafting investigative reports, meeting with the company’s representatives as well as U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission officials. Facilitated close relations between counsel and various Italian clients.
  • Worked closely with the President and General Counsel of a global high technology company to devise a strategy for responding to multiple cross-border criminal investigations.
  • Served with the Gendarmeria as an integral part of the Papal Delegation during the 2015 visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the United States.

As the United States Marshal for the U.S. Marshals Service’s most prominent office, the SDNY, Joe was involved in the most sophisticated, complex criminal and civil cases involving international and domestic terrorism, financial crimes, violent and organized crime, major fugitives, forfeitures and seizures. Joe had direct responsibility for the personal safety of more than 100 judges and 1,500 employees, multiple United States Courthouses and other federal facilities, and security for major international terrorism and criminal trials. He conducted numerous high-profile investigations in both criminal and civil cases; supervised criminal investigators and court security officers; and directed all investigative, protective and administrative activities for the U.S. Marshals Service in the SDNY.

Joe has been recognized internationally as a law enforcement leader, with particular expertise in risk analysis and mitigation, threat intelligence, planning for high-security activities, and implementation of personal and infrastructure protection. As U.S. Marshal, he served on the Executive Committee of multiple task forces involving federal, state and local law enforcement, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation; United States Secret Service; Drug Enforcement Administration; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; and the New York City Police Department. He has participated as a principal in special security events, dignitary protection details, and anti-terrorism and anti-crime operations and has worked closely with Italian law enforcement.