Christopher R. Lanni, CPP, AMS, CMCA Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Secure Residential Services LLC
  • Phone: 978-212-5823
  • Cell: (978) 212-5823
  • Fax: 978-405-3301
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Security and Real Estate

Keywords/Search Terms:

Condominiums, Technology, Residential, Apartments, Assessments, Safety, Homeowner Associations, Premise Liability, Risk Management, Cooperatives, Policy/Procedure, Operations


BS in Criminal Justice, Northeastern University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Christopher R. Lanni is a seasoned security management and risk advisor with over 30 years of experience. During the past 20 years, he has focused on assessing and identifying security risks, developing and implementing security-related programs, and assessing the use and deployment of related technologies to address those risks in residential communities and property management. Mr. Lanni is the President and Founder of Secure Residential Services, LLC, an independent consulting firm. He has been affiliated with Barkan Management for 20 years during which time he has served as the Director of Security and Resident Services at Harbor Towers in Boston and the Towers of Chestnut Hill in Newton, MA. Mr. Lanni is currently serving as Barkan’s internal Security & Risk Advisor providing services to a portfolio of over 150 properties and numerous projects under development. Mr. Lanni obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University with a concentration in Private Security Management. He has earned designations as a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) as well as an Association Management Specialist (AMS) through the Community Association Institute (CAI). In 2005 he earned his designation as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through ASIS International, the international organization for security professionals. Mr. Lanni has also been volunteering his consulting services to a number of Habitat for Humanity chapters in the Greater Boston area since 2011. Mr. Lanni is a subject matter expert who is frequently interviewed and often authors articles for both local and national trade publications. He is a member of ASIS International, CAI, the International CPTED Association, the International Association of Professional Security Consultants & the Association of Residential Security Directors where he served as President from 2014 to 2016.