About Us


Risk & Threats Prevention Service Provider

At PCC Secure, our mission is to provide realistic, cost-effective solutions to protect our clients against risks and threats.

This includes not only corporate clients and their employees, but also private clients and their families. For over 19 years, we have been a trusted resource for corporate clients and high-net worth individuals who understand the importance of discretion and confidentiality in providing security solutions.

The company has a longstanding reputation and proven track record in the security industry and is a trusted advisor to the clients and individuals it serves.

Team Leadership

Sal Lifrieri

Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Sal is a retired 20-year veteran of the NYPD, achieving the rank of Detective 1st Grade. He was a member of the NYPD Hostage Negotiation Team and is certified as an Emergency Psychological Technician. Sal is also the former Director of Security and Intelligence Operations for New York City’s Office of Emergency Management, where he recognized, developed and implemented global intelligence operations, and has served as Executive Vice President and board member of Diversified Security Services (AMEX:DVS). He is also certified by the Department of Justice as a Technical Assistance Provider for threat and vulnerability assessments.

Sal has given lectures on crisis and consequence management for the U.S. Department of Defense Marshall Center for International Security Studies (Garmisch, Germany) and is a sought after terrorism expert by major news outlets including ABC, CNN, Fox News, and NBC and international networks, such as the CBC, for field reporting, in-studio and anchor desk segments. Sal has taught courses in terrorism and crisis management, terrorism and executive protection and stalking and its impact on minorities at Iona College and Fordham University. He was also a lecturer for the NYPD’s internationally acclaimed Homicide Investigators Course, teaching major case investigation.

A few of the keynotes/ lectures Sal has given include:

  • The Risk Management Society (RIMS)
  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
  • Near East South  Asia Center for Strategic Studies – Policing post 9-11
  • Jane’s Defense (Washington D.C.) – Counter terrorism planning
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Magloclen Regional Information Sharing Systems conference – Security and terrorism preparedness

John Fitzpatrick

Cheif Operating Officer

During his 27-year law enforcement career John was the commanding officer for several of the tristate areas largest transportation facilities. His responsibilities included events such as the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden, the UN General Assembly and numerous Presidential visits.

John would later be assigned to the MTA Interagency Counter-Terrorism Task Force working hand in hand with the JTTF/FBI and NYPD Intelligence Bureau serving as agency liaison where he also lectured MTA employees on risk/threat assessment and terrorism awareness. Upon his retirement, he accepted a position with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department and was promoted to the rank of Deputy Inspector.

Taking his skills to the private sector, he provided personal security for the UN Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. Today, he provides diverse protection-related activities for corporate leadership, organizational properties, transportation staff, and family members at multiple locations nationwide.

Paul Kirvan

Director, Crisis and Contingency Planning
Paul Kirvan is a senior consultant and IT auditor with PCC Secure. He has over 25 years of experience in enterprise risk management, incident management, operational resilience and IT auditing. Mr. Kirvan is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Fellow of the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI). He is a regular contributor to TechTarget.

Danny Cordero

Director, Specialized Training Division

Danny Cordero heads the Specialized Training Division. He has more than 35 years of Law Enforcement and retired in 2014 as a Detective Sergeant from a New York State Agency. Mr. Cordero retired with numerous commendations for his dedication to the people of the State of New York. Mr. Cordero is a graduate of the New York State Homeland Security Active Shooter Instructor Course. He is also a Workplace Violence Instructor and a graduate of the New York State Police Investigators Course. Mr. Cordero is also a Certified Firearms Instructor and has been teaching firearms for over 25 years to Police Officers and civilians around the country.

Mr. Cordero spends most of his time instructing Active Shooter and Workplace Violence Courses around the country to corporate America, schools, and the private sector. He is highly sought after as a public speaker and has instructed over 50 courses in the last four years around the country.

Advisory Board

Jeff Wierichs

Jeff Wierichs is a Managing Partner at Korn Ferry. Mr. Wierichs has more than 25 years of experience with expertise in executive recruiting and Human Resources aspects to business ventures. He has served as VP of Sales and Marketing at Time Warner as well as management and marketing positions with ConAgra, RJR Nabisco and Proctor & Gamble. Mr. Wierichs is currently a member of the Union League Club where he sits on the Board of Governors and was previously on the board of trustees for Academy of Notre Dame at Villanova and Baruch. He also serves as President of the non-profit TAPP Foundation and is active in numerous charities for military veterans’ organizations. His ground up expertise in various aspects of Human Resources will make him a valuable resource to PCM.

Frederick J. Corrubia

Frederick J. Corrubia is a former Chief of Department for the Paramus Police Department with 35 years of law enforcement and command expertise. He is also a veteran of the USAF. He was named Chief of the Year in 2005 by DARE and is widely viewed as the catalyst in transitioning the Paramus PD from a reactive to proactive law enforcement entity. Chief Corrubia will impart his law enforcement leadership, management and networking capabilities to PCM.

Steve Reitano

Stephen V Reitano is the former Deputy Executive Director and CFO of the New York State Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the largest authority in the Western Hemisphere. Prior to that he was the Commissioner of Finance for Westchester County, NY.

Mr. Reitano was also the president of the Enterprise Security Systems division of Diebold which installed the security systems for many major organizations including the United Nations, the Bank of America, the New York Times and the New York State Supreme Court in Brooklyn, NY.

Mr. Reitano has over 35 years of experience in management, finance and key governmental roles. He is currently the president of Sprague Associates LLC which he started in 2000. Reitano is a licensed real estate agent and a licensed mortgage loan officer in the State of New York. Reitano has a BA in economics and an MBA in financial management from Iona College where he currently serves on the board.

Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen is a Certified Public Accountant and a partner at Bloom & Streit located in Westchester County, New York. He has been a partner of the firm for 30 years and has extensive experience handling portfolios for both corporations and private individuals. Over the past 18 years, Mr. Cohen has served as PCC Secure accountant and financial advisor.