Edward C. Rutter
Vice President - Commercial Services Division
Ed brings almost three decades of law enforcement and managerial experience to Summit. As Vice President – Commercial Services Division, Ed focuses on developing and executing Summit’s corporate-wide security policies, standards, and programs, maintaining executive management oversight of security operations in Summit’s New Jersey, New York City, and Long Island regions. Prior to this position, Ed joined Summit as Director of Security Services.
Ed began his career with the New York Police Department (NYPD) in 1987. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1995 and Lieutenant soon after. He served as Lieutenant in several commands, and as Detective Squad Commander in Queens. Ed retired from the NYPD as the Personnel Officer of the Detective Bureau after serving the Department for almost 30 years.
During his distinguished NYPD career, Ed received a variety of awards, including the Police Combat Cross, numerous Commendations, and Recognition of Excellent and Meritorious Police Duty. He studied Criminal Justice at SUNY Empire State University.