Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2015

Ranked by number of B.C. staff in 2015

Published November 3, 2015. 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 '15CompanyServices offeredTop local executive(s)Year foundedNo. of B.C. staff '15
1 Paladin Security
Security officers, mobile patrols, home alarms, K-9 patrol, access control, closed-circuit television (CCTV), perimeter protection, remote video monitoring Ashley D.R. Cooper (CEO); Ted Reid (president and CFO); Fraser Cooper (CTO); Don MacAlister (COO) 1976 2,225
2 Securiguard Services Ltd
Integrated security solutions, security officers, K-9, mobile, bike, remote video verification, executive protection Darcy Kernaghan (president and CEO) 1974 1,680
3 Commissionaires BC
Premier guard services, patrol services, integrated security solutions, bylaw enforcement, non-core police services, training, fingerprinting services Dan Popowich (CEO); Doug Stuckel (SVP, client services) 1927 1,315
4 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 John Henry (president and CEO); Clare Edmundson (VP); Mark Forward (VP and general manager) 1983 1,300
5 GardaWorld
Cash logistics, physical security, mobile patrol, marine security, close protection, alarm response, concierge services, parking lot patrol, financial institution security, high-profile office tower security Scott Young (director, business development); Greg Jorssen (Vancouver, cash logistic services); Bruce Clark (general manager) 1995 1,110

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