Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2017

Ranked by number of employees in B.C. in 2017

 First published January 31, 2017. Updated February 2, 2017. 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 '17CompanyServices offeredTop local executive(s)Year foundedNo. BC staff 2017
1 Paladin Security
3001 Wayburne Dr Suite 201
Burnaby BC
V5G 4W3

Phone: 604-677-8700
Fax: 604-677-8701
Security officers, mobile patrols, home alarms, K-9 patrol, access control, closed-circuit television, perimeter protection, remote video monitoring Ashley D.R. Cooper (CEO); Ted Reid (president and CFO); Fraser Cooper (CTO); Don MacAlister (COO); Brady Carthy (VP); Chad Kalyk (VP) 1976 2,650
2 Commissionaires BC
595 Howe St Suite 801
Vancouver BC
V6C 2T5

Phone: 604-646-3330
Fax: 604-681-9864
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 2,125
3 Securiguard Services Ltd
1445 Georgia St W Suite 400
Vancouver BC
V6G 2T3

Phone: 604-685-6011
Fax: 604-685-0013
Integrated security solutions, security officers, K-9, mobile, bike, remote video verification, executive protection Darcy Kernaghan (president and CEO) 1974 1,690
4 Concord Security Corp
4710 Kingsway Suite 925 Metrotower 1
Burnaby BC
V5H 4M2

Phone: 604-689-4005
Fax: 604-689-3244
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 1,350
5 GardaWorld
3185 Willingdon Green Suite 202
Burnaby BC
V5G 4P3

Phone: 604-717-5580
Fax: 604-739-6623
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 (branch general manager); Bruce Clark (regional manager) 1995 1,110

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