October Chapter Meeting
Date: Friday October 16, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Rosie OʼGradyʼs - 800 7th Avenue, NY, NY 10019
Guest Speaker: Joe Galasso, Senior Vice President for Security and Life Safety for SL Green Realty Corp
Registration ends on October 14, 2015
Speaker Bio: Joe Galasso
Joe Galasso is the Senior Vice President for Security and Life Safety for SL Green Realty Corp in New York.
Joe oversees all facets of SL Green’s comprehensive Security and Life Safety initiatives. With a career spanning over 25 years in federal law enforcement, Joe joined SL Green in 2006 from the United States Department of Treasury where he served as Special Agent in Charge of the IRS Criminal Investigation field office in Boston. Mr. Galasso was his agency’s lead representative on many joint federal task forces working with the FBI, Secret Service, NYPD, Massachusetts State Police, ICE and DEA.
During this time, his office worked closely with the United States Secret Service, which was still part of the Treasury Department, on the Democratic National Convention in New York City in 1992, the 2002 winter Olympics in Salt Lake City as well as several Presidential campaigns.
After serving for 18 years in New York and Washington D.C., he was appointed the Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Field Office in 2002 where he was responsible for planning, directing and evaluating the activities of all Criminal Investigation employees in the states of New York, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Joe has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Fordham University and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (CAMS). He recently completed the ASIS Security Executive Development Program at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Connecticut with his wife of 32 years, Karen, and has 2 children, Joseph, who graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Master’s degree in 2012 and Kelly who graduated from the University of Loyola, Maryland with a Bachelors degree this past year.
About SL GREEN
SL Green Realty Corp., an S&P 500 company and New York City’s largest office landlord, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing, maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties.
As of June 2015, SL Green held interest in 120 Manhattan buildings totaling 44.1 million square feet.
In addition to it’s Manhattan Investments, SL Green held ownership interest in 37 suburban buildings in Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester, Connecticut and New Jersey.