FBI Private Sector Coordinator
A Michael J. Punzo entered on duty with the FBI in March 2005. Upon completing New Agent Training, SA Punzo was assigned to the New York Office where he worked Counterintelligence, Organized Crime and Violent Crime matters. From September 2013 to December 2016, SA Punzo was assigned to the FBI/NYPD Joint Bank Robbery and Violent Crimes Task force. In January 2017, SA Punzo transferred to the Pittsburgh Division, Mon Valley Resident Agency, where he worked all Criminal and Counterterrorism matters. In February 2022, SA Punzo was transferred to Pittsburgh, Headquarters City, where he worked Counterintelligence matters. In July 2023, SA Punzo assumed the role of Private Sector Coordinator for the Pittsburgh Division. SA Punzo has been a crisis negotiator for more than 14 years and a Behavioral Analysis Unit Field Coordinator for more than 10 years. Prior to joining the FBI, SA Punzo was a police officer in New Haven, CT and a Deputy United States Marshal in the Central District of California. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the College of the Holy Cross.