MSA Leadership Team

Our Leadership



Michael O'Neil


A 22-year veteran of the New York City Police Department, Mr. O’Neil had the honor of serving as the first Commanding Officer of the NYPD Counterterrorism Division, which he helped create after 9/11. In that role, Mr. O'Neil was responsible for the daily operation and implementation of all aspects of the NYPD counterterrorism program, directing the NYPD’s mission of critical infrastructure protection, global terrorist threat analysis, CBRNE programs and policies, special event security planning, and counterterrorism training. He held a Bachelors of Professional Studies in Criminal Justice from SUNY Empire State College and Top Secret security clearances granted through the FBI and the Department of Energy.