Cyber Gumshoes Stroz Friedberg Grow at 32 Avenue of the Americas
Daniel Edward Rosen June 4, 2012, 12:41 p.m.
Stroz Friedberg, a global digital risk management and investigations firm, will be taking a total of 53,793 square feet of space at 32 Avenue of the Americas after it signed a sublease for additional space on the 13th floor of the building.
Stroz Friedberg –which has offices in Boston, Dallas, San Francisco and London– will be adding on 13,793 square feet of space that was subleased by Superstructures Engineers & Architects, as was first reported by Lois Weiss of The New York Post. The firm already has 40,000 square feet on the 4th floor of the building.
Asking rent for the floor was in the high $30s-a-square-foot.
Danielle Zimbaro and Glenn Markman of Cushman & Wakefield represented Stroz Friedberg in the deal. John Brierty of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank handled the sublease for Surperstructures Engineers & Architects. Ms. Zimbaro and Mr. Markman declined to comment on this deal. Mr. Brierty declined to comment through a spokesperson.
Stroz Friedberg offers a variety of computer protection and cybercrime forensics services, from theft of intellectual property to hacks and cyber-extortions.
Edward Stroz, the company’s co-president, is a former Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation who was responsible for the creation of the agency’s Computer Crime Squad in New York City, according to his online biography. In addition, Mr. Stroz worked on cases like a $1.1 billion fraud scheme at Daiwa Bank in New York, and a bank fraud and money laundering scheme committed by the CEO of Arochem Corporation.
Co-president Eric Friedberg is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York and was the lead computer crimes prosecutor, according to his online bio.