Sutton Associates

sutton associates

a leader in background screening & investigations

For thirty-one years Sutton’s mission has been to provide business entities and those persons representing them with all available credible and legally defensible information needed to make an informed business or hiring decision.  

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Company Overview

We’re a global investigative and research firm based in New York. We provide companies and individuals around the world with the facts they need to make informed decisions. With more than 30 years of experience in the intelligence industry, we offer a wide range of consulting and investigative services to help mitigate risks and uncover the truth.

Our executives come from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, legal and judicial arenas, and the private sector. We have specialists in high-technology crime investigations, financial and employment compliance, and legal matters, to name a few.

We have been featured in the national media, both print and broadcast, including The Wall Street Journal, Parade Magazine, Security Director Magazine, NY Real Estate Journal and truTV (formerly CourtTV).

Why Choose Sutton Associates?

Sutton offers a personalized experience for all clients. Located on Long Island, NY. Sutton has the capabilities to accurately identify all reportable items to the employer. Our searches are performed by trained professional screeners with a vast knowledge of FCRA compliance laws. At Sutton Associates you will never deal with an automated messaging system. 

Consumer Protection

Sutton Associates operates in a controlled, regulated, and transparent process pursuant to the FCRA.  Background checks are only conducted with the applicant’s written consent. Our regulations protect your business.


Sutton Associates matches criminal records to applicants using a combination of identifiers including social security number, date of birth, alias names, driver’s license numbers, and past addresses.


Our professional background screeners yield fast response times, usually returning a background check within 12-72 hours.

Cost Effective

By hiring the right employee, businesses can reduce turnover, increase productivity, and reduce costs through training.

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