About Us

Thomas L. Sheer—Founder and President

Thomas Sheer

Tom Sheer has devoted his life to the advancement of the intelligence field, in both the public and private sectors.

For 25 years he led a storied career with the FBI, culminating in his leadership of the Bureau’s New York office, where he successfully tackled the city’s five organized crime families and was awarded the prestigious FBI Medal of Valor. Prior to joining the FBI, Tom served as an officer in the US Marines Corps. Before forming Sheer Investigations, he led security efforts at such well-known companies WR Grace and Mirage Casinos and Resorts.

This journey has cemented Tom’s international reputation as a leading authority in the fields of law enforcement, counter-terrorism, crisis management, competitive intelligence, and corporate investigative strategy.

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Sean M. Sheer—Director of Operations

Sean Sheer

Sean Sheer’s day-to-day leadership at Sheer Investigations has led to the successful completion of more than 3,000 private investigations.

He studied business continuity, security, emergency response, and fire safety at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where he completed his Master’s Degree in Protection Management and Emergency Response.

Sean is also a former award-winning journalist.

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