Cesare Frank Figliuzzi is the former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.[1] Figliuzzi was previously the Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Cleveland Division which includes all of northern Ohio, and the major cities of Cleveland, Toledo, Youngstown, Akron, and Canton.[2] Following his FBI service, Figliuzzi joined General Electric and served for five years as Assistant Chief Security Officer for investigations, insider threat, workplace violence prevention, and special ]] event security for GE's 300,000 employees in 180 countries. Figliuzzi is currently a frequent National Security Contributor for NBC and MSNBC News.

Frank Figliuzzi
Cesare Frank Figliuzzi.jpg
Assistant Director for Counterintelligence
Federal Bureau of Investigation
In office
February 7, 2011 – July 31, 2012
Personal details
Cesare Frank Figliuzzi
Alma materFairfield University (B.A.)
University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D.)
ProfessionGovernment Executive


Figliuzzi earned a Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Fairfield University. Mr. Figliuzzi also completed the Harvard University National Security Program for Senior Executives in Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.


Figliuzzi joined the FBI as a Special Agent in August 1987 and has worked for the FBI in the Atlanta, Washington, D.C., headquarters, San Francisco, Miami, and Cleveland offices. He was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Miami Field Office, the FBI's fifth largest office. Mr. Figliuzzi also served as the FBI's Chief Inspector from December 2005 until his appointment as head of the Cleveland Division. As Assistant Director, he was based at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and worked closely with other government executives.[3]

Mr. Figliuzzi discusses the recent Russian spy case and its implications.

In February 2011 then Director Robert Mueller appointed Figliuzzi Assistant Director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division.


  1. ^ C. Frank Figliuzzi Appointed as Assistant Director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division, accessed February 7, 2011
  2. ^ "New Head at Cleveland FBI: Frank Figliuzzi Interview". Wcpn.org. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
  3. ^ C. Frank Figliuzzi Named Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Cleveland Field Office Archived December 10, 2008, at the Wayback Machine

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