Learn How to Hire a Private Investigator in New York
If you need to hire a private investigator in New York, please review the following list of PI’s and investigation agencies in the state. Before hiring a private detective in NYC, contact the appropriate New York state licensing authority to confirm current licensing information.
To verify a private eye license for the state, please visit the New York Department Of State website. Also, visit the Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State (ALDONYS).
The following list of private eyes is in alphabetical order and is by no means a ranking. Before you hire a private investigator in New York, we encourage you to evaluate each P.I.’s services and select the most appropriate provider based on your individual needs. Take the time to review the website (if available) and call several different agencies to ask questions and get price quotes. To learn more about hiring a professional PI firm near you, and get more details on the costs involved, read our article Tips for hiring a P.I.
Able Shamus Investigations
Owner: Salvatore Alioto
License # 11000101082
Private Investigator New York State, accident investigations, surveillance, litigation support, armed guard, drug testing, DNA testing, criminal defense, personal injury, infidelity, cheating.
Absolute Private/Special Investigations, Inc.
Owner – Neal L. Gossett-Private Investigator/President
P.O. Box 320, Co-Op City Station, Bronx N.Y. 10475
Telephone – 646-436-3765
FAX – 218-585-9077
Providing professional service to businesses, law firms, private attorneys, and individuals. Offering executive, corporate, celebrity protection, pre-employment verification, identity theft reconstruction, nanny employment verification screening/infidelity investigations.
SPECIALTIES: Gathering, processing pre-litigation background intelligence, witness discovery, surveillance, preparation of detailed investigative reports. Assistance in criminal/civil liability cases, insurance claims, fraud, child custody and protection cases/missing persons cases.
Career: 1985 NYC Dept. of Correction. Completed hundreds of investigations, participated in numerous surveillance operations, gave depositions and provided expert witness testimony at trials and hearings.
Training: FBI, DEA, Secret Service, New York State Police, NYPD Intelligence Div. Holds NYDC’s 2nd highest award, Honorable Mention Medal.
ABSOLUTE PRIVATE/SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS, INC. launched 2008. New York State License 11000097315
Accurate Investigative Services
Private Investigator License
New York License 11000044827
Florida License A-2400008
We are a full service private investigative agency serving Upstate New York since 1991. We have a full time staff of professional investigators to handle all of your investigative needs. We cover the Eastern half of New York, from Westchester to Warren Counties and from Syracuse to the MA State line. We specialize in workers compensation, liability and BI claim investigation, using state of the art video surveillance equipment. We are a BBB Accredited Business.
Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group LLC
Alliance Worldwide Investigative Group LLC is a fully licensed, bonded and insured investigative firm. Our primary focus is Business and Corporate Investigations; including but not limited to Pre-Employment Screening / Background Investigations, Insurance Fraud, Corporate and Vendor Integrity Investigations. Over 15 yrs proven experience. Principal of firm is Vice-Chair of ASIS International; Treasurer of Albany Claims Association & Common lecturer at local venues concerning proper investigative methods and techniques.
All Private Investigations, LLC
American Eagle Investigations
New York Private Investigators with over 50 Years experience. New York Matrimonial Investigations. Private Investigator in NYC. Private Investigator in New York.
Owner: Tracy Cass
45 Exchange Blvd, Suite 508, Rochester, NY 14614
P.I. License # 11000170419
Legal investigations to support Criminal Defense attorneys, Civil attorneys, insurance companies, and private citizens.
Confidential Security & Investigations
Private Investigator License
NY License Number 11000145670
Financial crime investigations, asset searches, forensic accounting, computer forensics, background checks, witness locates and interviews, former prosecutor, former FBI, SEC and IRS investigators.
Cornelius Investigations LLC
We are a New York State Licensed and Bonded Private Investigations Company. Our staff is comprised of Retired NYPD Detectives. We have conducted Investigations for several of NYC’s Top Firms. No job is too Big or too small.
Private Investigator License Number: 1000030841
Description of Services:
We are a multidimensional investigative firm with over 35 years of experience with offices in Manhattan and New Jersey. We specialize in Surveillance, Polygraph, Missing Persons, de-bugging, Corporate, Criminal, background checks and prenuptial investigations. We handle difficult and unusual cases. Let our eyes be your spies.
CXH Investigations & All Inclusive Security
CXH Investigation & All Inclusive Security Inc. is a full service private investigation firm specializing in Matrimonial, Child Custody, Trial Preparation, Background Checks, Surveillance, and Armed and unarmed Security. Our Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even on short notice, serving the 5 boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties. The president of CXH is a retired NYPD Lieutenant who heads up a staff of highly competent private investigators that possess a wide range of experience gained in the NYPD, New York State, & County Police. CXH detectives are experienced Homicide squad, Narcotics, Fraud, Robbery squad, and Accident Investigation squad Detectives. Each case is handled discreetly, & confidentially.
Private investigations, ALDONYS, National Association Of Investigative Specialist
NY Private Investigator License #11000128178
Ernest Ryan Investigators, LLC
P.I. License Number 11000149170
New York Licensed private Investigator. We specialize in criminal defense, claims, child custody and infidelity. We are also licensed as a Notary and obtain notarized statements through interview. Insured and Bonded. NAPPS,
ET Investigative Service Inc.
New York Private Investigator License# 10012891227
Process Serving, trial prep, civil and criminal, surveillance, matrimonial, missing persons, all investigation.
Global Investigation & Protection Agency
Private Investigator License Number: 11000201921
Description of Services:
Global Investigation & Protection Agency is a veteran/law enforcement owned and operated private investigation and executive protection firm. We are a fully-licensed, bonded, and insured firm operating out of Suffolk County, New York.
Some of our services include: private investigation, surveillance, child protection, executive protection, matrimonial investigations, armed security, unarmed security, private event and corporate security, missing persons, insurance investigations, landlord & tenant investigations, animal investigations, security guard training, Red Cross CPR training, and more!
Our Agents have gained their expertise through their own personal experiences in specialized military and law-enforcement units, some of which include NYPD and federal agencies. The skill-sets obtained from this experience ensures a solid platform for the professional expertise our agents utilize when taking on all investigations and protection cases.
Transparency, Reliability, and Trustworthiness are of the utmost importance to us; This is why we make it a point to always keep our clients updated with all changes and milestones in throughout the case. We also always conduct a preliminary consultation, at no cost to the client or potential client, to ensure that all projected timelines and pricing are out in the open. As a bonus, we know how important your time and money are, which is why we promise to work with you to reach a price that makes sense for you and for the quality service you deserve.
Howard R. George, Private Investigator
“ABSOLUTELY CONFIDENTIAL” ALL TECHNIQUES OF LEGAL INVESTIGATION AT YOUR SERVICE , 24 HOURS A DAY., CALL TODAY 315 788-6788 for FREE CONSULTATION And PROMPT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Illuminatus Security & Investigations
License # 11000156691
Illuminatus Security & Investigations (ISI) provides a full range of professional and discreet security and private investigative functions to include but not limited to; Person and asset location/recovery, Missing persons, Skip Traces, Surveillance/undercover operation, Private, civil, criminal investigations, and matrimonial/child custody evidence.
International Investigative Group, Ltd.
Private Investigator License Number: 11000013764
Insurance, Corporate, Criminal, Civil, Matrimonial/Family Investigations, Background Checks, Trial Prep, Surveillance, Computer & SmartPhone Forensics, Electronic Bug Sweeps, Locates, Missing persons /Runaways, Foreign and Domestic Asset Investigations, Armed Protection, Polygraphs, Drug Testing. Offices in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, as well as, Los Angeles, CA. and Boca Raton, FL.
Since 1990. Named as One of the Top 15 Investigators in the U.S. – Daniel Ribacoff
Member ALDONYS (Licensed Detectives of New York)
Member NAIS (National Association Investigative specialists)
FCLS (Fraud Claim Law Specialist) American Educational Institute.
Associated Retired Police Investigators.
Licensed, Bonded and Insured, State of New York.
All Types of Investigations, specializing in Insurance Fraud. All Types of Surveillance.
Investigative Solutions is one of the premier and most trusted private investigation agencies located anywhere in New York or New Jersey. Over the past several years we have become a leader among all NJ and NY private investigators. We have a vast coverage area and can assist clients throughout the tri-state area. Please review our Coverage Area for an investigator near you.
Utilizing the latest investigative techniques, state-of-the-art equipment, and research methods, Investigative Solutions has earned a trusted reputation in the New York and New Jersey Private Investigator industry.
JL & Associates, Ltd.
We are a Premier Private Investigation Firm that conducts Corporate, Civil & Criminal Investigations, World-Wide. With over 50 years of combined experience our former Federal, State and Local Investigators will assist our client’s every need for resolution and peace of mind.
Our staff members are highly trained, professional law enforcement agents who were employed by the New York City Police and Correction Departments, Nassau and Suffolk Police Departments, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency. Investigation and security specialist serving Long Island, Westchester County, New York City and the Dominican Republic.
Owner – Michael G. Kessler, President & CEO
45 Rockefeller Plaza – Suite 2000, New York, New York 10111
Telephone – (212) 286-9100
FAX – (212) 730-2433
Private Investigator License
New York License No: 11000074108
At Kessler International we offer a full range of Forensic Accounting and Investigative Consulting services to protect companies against the dangers of fraud, counterfeiting, product diversion, trademark and copyright infringement, money laundering and the recent explosion in computer crime.
Leonard Curcio Private Investigations
Licensed & Bonded in NYS #11000115032
Member of Associated Licensed Detectives of NYS
Certified Fire & Explosives Investigator by NAFI
Level II Fire Investigator NYS
We specialize in:
* Fire – Cause & Origin
* Arson and Explosions
* Matrimonial & Infidelity Investigations
* Child Custody
* Missing Persons & Locate Investigations
* Background Investigations
* Accident Investigations
* Workers Compensation Investigations
* Courtroom Testimony
Long Island Private Investigator, LLC
We are “Long Island Private Investigator LLC”, a Licensed & Insured Private Investigator Agency based in Long Island New York. We cover all general investigations from Surveillance for Insurance Fraud & Infidelity to taking photographs of a damaged property or auto accident to obtaining a written statement from a witness. Call 631-619-LIPI for a FREE Consultation !”
Major Case Investigations
Major Case Investigations LLC is a full service investigative agency consisting of civil, criminal, and private investigations specifically tailored to meet its client’s needs; providing the best quality of service with maximum efficiency that delivers a cost effective product. As exhibited in its name; Major Case Investigations LLC specializes in conducting complex investigations as well as examining and providing valuable consultation on existing investigations; particularly homicide cases. Although we specialize in conducting intricate investigations; we are not limited to them. We consider and welcome all types of cases. Major Case Investigations LLC is licensed by New York State Department of State. Our initial consultation is free and straight forward in discussing services as well as offering you some sound advice concerning your needs. We look forward to hearing from you.
Management Resources LTD of NY
Experienced Private Investigators, licensed in New York and New Jersey, provide investigative services to law firms, insurance companies and businesses to assist them with civil and criminal investigations, fraud investigations and employee / business-related investigations. Licensed by New York Dept. of State and the New Jersey State Police.
Associations/Memberships: The New Jersey Licensed Private Investigators Association, Inc., Associated Licensed Detectives of New York State, Society of Professional Investigators, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, ASIS International, National Council of Investigation & Security Services.
Two additional offices: 9 Boyd Road, Monroe, New York 10950 and 250 Moonachie Road, 2nd floor, Moonachie, New Jersey 07074
Metro Investigative Services, Ltd./ Three Village
New York State Licensed Investigative company since 1996. We specialize in Personal Injury cases, trial preparation, skip tracing, matrimonial, and all types of investigations.
Metropolitan Security Services, LLC
Owner – Jose A. Quinoy/President
PO Box 901, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Telephone – 914-631-0417
Private Investigator License NYS PI License# 11000121494.
Professional full service protective and investigative agency providing quality services to both corporate clients and private individuals. Our investigators specialize in all types of surveillance and counter-surveillance techniques including domestic investigations.
Mission Investigations Inc.
Contact: John Ahern
Address: PO Box 1630, Selden, New York 11784
Phone: (631) 413-3778
Private Investigator License Number: 3532330
Description of Services:
Mission Investigations, based on Long Island, New York, conducts private investigations related to Infidelity, Custody, Background Screening, Surveillance, Criminal Defense, Civil Cases, Missing Persons, Asset Searches.
Mission Possible Investigations
Mission Possible Investigations (MPI) is a results-orientated professionally-driven full service private investigation firm. Mission Possible Investigations is owned & founded by Jamie Richardson, an honorably discharged US Marine with over 10 ten years of investigative experience. Mr. Richardson has investigated well over 1,000 cases in his career specializing in civil, criminal, financial exploitation, adult abuse & neglect. MPI is licensed by the New York State Department of State, Division of Licensing Services. MPI is fully licensed, bonded & insured. MPI provides a free confidential assessment. MPI covers the Capital District & surrounding areas. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Services include: Attorney Services, Civil & Criminal, Insurance Fraud, Missing Persons, Personal Injury, Pre-Employment Screening, Surveillance, Undercover, Background Checks, Elder/Child Abuse & Neglect, Financial Exploitation, Matrimonial/Domestic
New York Investigation Specialists, LLC
Owner – Alex Brener
1375 Coney Island Avenue #197, Brooklyn, NY 11230
Telephone – 718-521-4282
FAX – 866-432-9166
NYS licensed, bonded and insured private investigator providing quality investigations, surveillance, and information services. NYS license # 11000119967
North American Investigations
Owner: Darrin Giglio
260 Madison Ave., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10016
North American Investigations is New York’s leading industry expert in the private investigation field. Our firm offers an array of services, but our New York City office specializes primarily in surveillance investigative services. We understand what our clients are looking for and know how to deliver the best results possible. NAI is here to bring you peace of mind.
Ocean Associates Security Investigative Services
We are a full service private investigation and security firm. Ocean Associates services NYC and the upstate suburbs. We specialize in skip tracing and surveillance. We also are very active in background investigations for pre-employment, tenant, and nanny checks. We are NYS DEPT OF STATE LICENSED (11000135134)
Oliveira Lawyers & Private Investigators
Owner: Luciano Oliveira
4101B BROADWAY #241, Astoria
Primary Solutions International
Owner – R. Akin
888 Main Street, New York, New York 10044
Telephone – 9083477477
Based out of New York City, Primary Solutions International is a protective and investigative agency which provides a full range of services at the local, national, and international level. Offering solutions for both corporate and individual clients, PSI prides itself on first rate customer service, and your confidentiality is always assured.
Ronald N. Carilli Private Investigator
Owner – Ronald N. Carilli Owner
PO Box 190, Hartsdale, NY 10530
Telephone – (914) 779 4141
Private Investigator licensed by New York State Department Of State Division Of Licensing Services serving New York City and Westchester County, NY for over 15 years.
Our services include investigative support in the areas of criminal defense (18B, CJA & retained cases are accepted) and civil litigation, locating missing persons and missing property, detailed background investigation, criminal record checks, surveillance and investigation of personal and business matters.
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NYS License: 11000119347
Seasoned private investigators with decades of experience in the New York Metropolitan area. They are time tested with a proven track record in all aspects of investigation and surveillance including legal, insurance, corporate and domestic investigations.Licensed, bonded, and fully insured. Se habla español. Call for FREE consultation:New York Office: 212-729-7798. Long Island Office: 631-730-7868
RNS Claims Consultants LLC
N.Y. State P.I.#11000168589
S A N A D Y
Owner – SAUD SANADY / CEO
P.O.Box – 514 , Mdsn Sq. Sta. New York , NY 10159
Telephone – (718) 482-8366
Background Reports , Criminal Records , Sex Offender Records ,
Security Guard Services and investigations.
Private Investigator License
Licensed by the NY State Department of State, Division of Licensing Services, License #11000069976
Private Investigator, Background Checks, Bug Detection, Locate hard to find People. Associated Licensed Detectives of New York (ALDONYS), New York Private Investigator’s License
South Shore Investigations
We are a Licensed & Bonded Private Investigation Agency by NYS specializing in matrimonial investigations surveillance, cheating spouses, pre-employment background checks, Civil cases, criminal cases and insurance fraud. The founder (Andrew Copertino) is a retired NYC Detective who has specialized in Homicides and Terrorism. In addition, he has appeared on The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, The Montel Williams show and also CBS Evening news.
Sterling is the leading provider of employment and background screening services. We offer background checks, drug testing and other key verification and assessment services. Fortune 500 and thousands of other industry-leading companies trust us to select their highest-quality employees.
Stuyvesant Investigative Group
Owner – Eric Gallowitz
405 Tarrytown Road, Suite 1401, White Plains, N.Y. 10607
Telephone – 914 588 4768
Stuyvesant Investigative Group is a professional full service investigative company. All of our investigators are former law enforcement members with over 20 years experience. We have all the tools needed to discreetly uncover the truth and dig into the heart of the matter. Whether you need sub rosa / surveillance, AOE/COE case investigation, background intelligence / research, skip tracing or any other related service. We have the professionalism, experience and organization to deliver irrefutable evidence needed to bring a successful conclusion to any type of case.
We specialize in providing comprehensive background checks to attorneys and corporations for the purposes of due diligence. Please contact us for a quote.
WE SPECIALIZE IN FUGITIVE RECOVERY IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND PENNSYLVANIA. NATIONWIDE SKIP-TRACING AND BACKGROUND CHECKS
Private Investigator License
NYS License#: 11000101320
We are a NYS Licensed & Bonded Private Investigation Agency specializing in matrimonial investigations, cheating spouses, pre-marital checks, pre-employment investigations, nanny screening, and insurance fraud. Ask about our Special Services. We are New York City private investigators and NYC private detectives. We perform discreet private investigations with experienced private investigators in New York.-New York City, NY.
Worldwide Intelligence Network
A full service investigative and personal protection agency with offices in New York and Los Angeles and agents affiliated with our investigator network all over the world. Retired Federal Agents and Detectives conduct many of our investigations around the world and in the USA. We maintain the highest level of bodyguards anywhere. Private Jets and Helicopters for hire through our offices along with bullet proof vehicles.
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