Excel Global Security, through our subsidiaries Excel Security Corp, Excel Guard Corp and Excel Monitoring Corp. is a full service provider of the highest quality security systems and protective services.  

Excel was founded by the late Sanford (Sandy) Garelik. Sandy served as Chief of the New York City Police Department, President of the New York City Council and Chief of the New York City Transit Police Department. Sandy’s commitment to excellence remains pervasive throughout Excel Global Security as is evidenced by our dedication to protecting persons, corporations and facilities. 

Today Excel employs more than 450 persons and secures in excess of 25 million square feet of facilities. Excel’s distinct advantage resides in the fact that we are a full service security provider offering both electronic systems and personnel services. Our Command Center offers a unique advantage from which we can effectively monitor all of the people and places we are contracted to protect.


Excel Global Security provides services to a variety of industries. These include but are not limited to:

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Finance & Data Centers
  • Federal, State & Local Government


The Excel Security Training Institute was one of the 1st training schools certified by the State of New York.  The Institute includes certified instructors from the New York City Police Department and the United States Military.  Our guest lecturers come from the intelligence and law enforcement communities and also include specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Examples of those who have benefited from Excel’s training:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Foreign Governments and their staff
  • Dignitaries and their personal protection details
  • Commercials Properties and Industrial Facilities
  • Data Centers

We provide expert training in the following disciplines :

  • Counter Terrorism
  • Active Shooter
  • Crime Prevention and Awareness
  • Emergency and Natural Disaster Response and Preparedness
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Security Staff Training including state required 8 hour and 16 hour classes


Sanford served as Chief Inspector of the New York City Police Department, the highest position in the department responsible for a force of over 35,000 personnel. He was also elected President of the New York City Council, one of the three highest elected government officials in New York City.

Sandy's distinguished law enforcement experience included serving as Chief of the New York City Transit Police Department and Director of Security for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, in charge of security for the nation's largest transportation system. He worked on all aspects of law enforcement and government on the international, national and municipal levels.

As a professor, consultant and author, Sandy educated thousands of individuals throughout the world in all areas of security, law enforcement and government.

In Sandy’s honor Excel Global Security has created the Sanford D. Garelik Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Personnel Services

Excel Guard Corp. provides Personnel Services throughout the Continental United States. Our services include the protection of Commercial Buildings, Mobile Patrols for Gated Communities, Mail Screening, Executive Protection and more. Excel’s unique advantage lies in our ability to remotely monitor Personnel and the Facilities they protect from our state-of-the-art Security Command Center.. 

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Executive Protection

Excel provides protective services to executives with a particular focus on celebrities and professional athletes. Excel has provided personal protective services including armored vehicle transport and armed law enforcement bodyguards to many well known individuals.. 

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Investigation & Intelligence

With an experienced staff of investigators, our background screenings provide clients with the most comprehensive and accurate information so that they can make strategic decisions in the most expeditious and informative manner available. Excel provides investigative services throughout the world for individuals and corporations.. 

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Electronic Systems

Excel Security Corp. installs and maintains electronic security systems. We offer both stand-alone and managed systems. Excel’s services include the installation of alarm, access control, CCTV and intercom systems.. 

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Command Center

From our Command Center Excel has the ability to manage and monitor facilities around the world. Excel also offers response to alarm conditions by dispatching highly trained Security Personnel.. 

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