Kenneth J. Grossberger, MS, CPP

Kenneth J. Grossberger, MS, CPP

Adjunct Lecturer
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Haaren Hall - 5th floor


BA - Political Science and Philosophy - Fordham University 1973

MS - Protection Management, John Jay College, 2008

Doctoral Sudent - Criminal Justice - CUNY - 2011-present



I have been an executive in the security industry in New York for many years and was, up until last fall, a Vice President for Administration at Elite Investigations, Ltd., a national full services security firm, where I was the executive in charge of administration, finance, training, human resources, legal affairs and contracts (among other responsibilities).  I am currently a security consultant with my own firm, Metro Consulting Associates, LLC.  I have BA in Political Science and Philosophy from Fordham University and an MS in Protection Management from John Jay.  I am currently an Adjunct at John Jay and also am a sixth year PhD student in Criminal Justice Policy, Oversight and Administration (POA) at the City University Graduate Center.  Professionally I hold a New York State Private Investigator's license and also a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) certification from ASIS.  I am board certified in security management.  I'm also a New York State General Topics Security Instructor, certified by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, and I have numerous other certifications.

Scholarly Work

  • “User-Centered Design – The Leadership Factor” - Security Director Magazine, 2006
  • “Managing National Accounts – The Use of Subcontracting and Networking” – Security Director Magazine – 2007
  • “The GOPs Stake in a ‘Golden Borders” Immigration Policy” – The Ripon Forum, 1989

Research Summary

My dissertation is titled "The Study of the Punishment of Elected Federal Legislators"