Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2013

Ranked by number of B.C. staff in 2013

Published October 29, 2013. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '13CompanyServices offeredHead office locationTop local executive(s)Year foundedRevenues 2012No. of B.C. staff '13Footnotes
1 Paladin Security
Security officers, mobile patrols, emergency response, home alarms, K9 patrol, access control, CCTV, perimeter protection systems, remote video monitoring Burnaby Ashley D.R. Cooper (CEO); Ted Reid (CFO); Fraser Cooper (CTO) 1976 $165,000,000 2,050
2 Securiguard Services Ltd
Integrated security solutions, security officers, K9, mobile, bike, remote video verification Vancouver Darcy Kernaghan (president and CEO) 1974 1,650
3 Concord Security Corp
Security guard services, mobile patrol and alarm response, bicycle patrol, plainclothes loss prevention, crisis management, CCTV, video monitoring, access control systems, private investigations, parking management, first aid training, customized security solutions Burnaby John Henry (president and CEO); Clare Edmundson (VP) 1983 1,250
4 Commissionaires BC
Premier guard services, patrol services, integrated security solutions, security training, fingerprinting and identification services Vancouver Dan Popowich (CEO); Doug Stuckel (senior VP, client services) 1927 $26,163,964 1,250
5 Houle Electric Ltd
Access control, CCTV, intrusion/burglar alarms, panic/duress alarms, nurse call, RTLS, patient wandering, audio-video, industrial automation, custom systems, integration Burnaby Robert Lashin (president); Dennis Carlow (VP) 1944 850

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