Leadership

As an industry leading security provider, Brosnan focuses on ways to continiously improve our operational structure, our people and the processes surrounding service delivery

Our Executive Team
Patrick J. Brosnan
Patrick J. Brosnan
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Patrick J. Brosnan is the founder and CEO of Brosnan. Mr. Brosnan is a former NYPD detective with extensive field experience in the Robbery/Gun Squad and the Organized Crime Control Bureau. Mr. Brosnan was selected as the New York State Police Officer of the Year for investigative skills that led to the arrests of over 900 violent criminals and the seizure of over 300 loaded handguns during his career and was heralded by the Governor as a “one-man war on crime in New York City.”
Edmund Hartnett
Edmund Hartnett
President
Edmund Hartnett brings thirty-two years of prior police management and supervisory experience to Brosnan, rising from NYPD police officer to the rank of Deputy Chief. Chief Hartnett commanded several NYPD units including the Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Intelligence Division. He then served as Police Commissioner of Yonkers, the fourth largest city in New York State, from 2006 through 2011. As part of The Bratton Group, Mr. Hartnett then worked with former NYPD Police Commissioner, Bill Bratton, on police consulting projects in Los Angeles, Oakland CA, Detroit and Baltimore. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Fordham University, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Marist College and a Certificate in Police Management from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Hartnett has been company president since February of 2013.
Mike DePaolis
Mike DePaolis
Senior Vice President, Security Services North America
Mike DePaolis is the Senior Vice President for Brosnan. Mr. DePaolis was a Second Grade Homicide Detective with the NYPD for over twenty years. In that capacity, Mr. DePaolis worked on many highly sensitive assignments developing intelligence vital to the safety and security of the city of New York. Most recently, Mr. DePaolis has managed an ongoing security detail for a National Basketball Association franchise, and managed the security of more than eighty banks in the New York Metropolitan area.
Matt Helenek
Matt Helenek
Senior Vice President, Security Services
Matthew Helenek is the Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Brosnan. Matthew is a graduate of Pace University’s Pforzheimer Honors College with a degree in Criminal Justice., specializing in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. Since joining Brosnan, Matthew has excelled managing some of our largest security accounts in our retail and bank security sectors. His experience and knowledge in the field has given Brosnan Risk a step above the competition.
George Kline
Senior Vice President, Investigations
George served as a detective within the Organized Crime Control Bureau’s Narcotics Division and the Detective Bureau. As a sergeant he was assigned as an investigator with in the Internal Affairs Bureau. Mr. Kline was also assigned to the FBI/NYPD’s Joint Terrorism Task Force where he was in command of four teams of investigators tasked with performing international terrorism investigations, responding to threats on the homeland and gathering intelligence on terrorists and terrorist organizations.
Robert Hoyt
Robert Hoyt
Vice President, NY Operations
Robert Hoyt is a Vice President in BRC’s Security Division. He is a former Lieutenant Commander - Detective Squad with the Organized Crime Investigation Division in the NYPD. Prior to that, Mr. Hoyt served as the Commanding Officer of Vice Major Case Unit…as a Module Commander in the Narcotics Division and as the Special Operations Lieutenant in 42 Precinct. As a Sergeant Mr. Hoyt created and supervised the 50 Precinct Auto Larceny Team and served as a Squad Sergeant in the Bronx Rape Apprehension Team. As a Lieutenant Commander Detective Squad, he managed all aspects of long term investigations relative to organized crime. Mr. Hoyt has more than 22 years of experience in law enforcement.
Richard Lava
Richard Lava
Vice President, Account Management
Rich Lava came to Brosnan with twenty-three years of law-enforcement experience of which eighteen were in leadership and management positions followed by twelve years’ financial services sector senior manager experience with Citigroup. Prior to Brosnan, Mr. Lava served as the Regional Director for Citi Security and Investigation Services for the Northeast US and Canada overseeing security and safety related programs, emergency responses and investigations for all Citi Bank Branches, major facilities and employees within the region. Prior to working at Citi, he proudly served 23 years in the New York City Police Department, rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander of Detectives within the elite Intelligence Division serving as a platoon commander for the Divisions Protective Intel Unit.
Senior Consultants
Brosnan has assembled a team of highly skilled, uniquely qualified Senior Consultants that sets us apart from our competitors. Brosnan Senior Consultants include investment bankers, forensic accountants, former prosecutors, defense attorneys, police executives, former homicide investigators, former criminal investigators, counter terrorism and intelligence gathering experts, business leaders, police training and accreditation experts, surveillance specialists, safety and security professionals and cybercrime investigators.
Linda
Linda Felici
Vice President,
Finance
Kacey Brosnan
Kacey Brosnan
Vice President,
Business Development
JoAnn McNeill
Patrick Brosnan Jr
Vice President,
Operations and Technology
Michael Mulroy
Michael Mulroy
Vice President,
Account Management
JoAnn McNeill
JoAnn McNeill
Vice President,
Human Resources
Strategic Partners
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