Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2018

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2018

Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not provide information by deadline.

Rank '18 Company Services offered Top local executive(s) Year founded No. of B.C. staff '18/'17

1

Paladin Security
3001 Wayburne Dr Suite 201, Burnaby V5G 4W3
P: 604-677-8700 F: 604-677-8701 paladinsecurity.com

Security officers, mobile patrols, home alarms, K-9 patrol, access control, closed-circuit television, perimeter protection, remote video monitoring

Ashley Cooper, CEO, Ted Reid, president and CFO, Fraser Cooper, CTO

1976

3,893
2,650 (1)

2

Commissionaires
595 Howe St Suite 801, Vancouver V6C 2T5
P: 604-646-3330 F: 604-681-9864 commissionaires.bc.ca

Premier guard services, patrol services, integrated security solutions, bylaw enforcement, non-core police services, training, fingerprinting services

Chris Mitchell, CEO, Commissionaires BC (mainland), Gary Paulson, CEO, Commissionaires VIY (Victoria, the Islands and Yukon)

1927

2,130
2,125

3

Securiguard Services Ltd
1445 Georgia St W Suite 400, Vancouver V6G 2T3
P: 604-685-6011 F: 604-685-0013 securiguard.com

Integrated security solutions, security officers, K-9, mobile, bike, remote video verification, executive protection

Darcy Kernaghan, president and CEO

1974

1,710
1,690

4

GardaWorld
3185 Willingdon Green Suite 202, Burnaby V5G 4P3
P: 604-717-5580 F: 604-739-6623 garda.com

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

Steve Hoffman, vice-president, Pacific region, Gabriel Karesa, regional general manager

1995

1,180
1,110

5

Houle Electric Ltd
5050 North Fraser Way, Burnaby V5J 0H1
P: 604-434-2681 F: 604-434-0480 houle.ca

Access control, analytics, apartment entry solutions, automation, intercom systems, intrusion detection, licence plate recognition, nurse call and code alarms, people counting, real-time locating system, video monitoring and visual alarm verification, wander prevention

Robert Lashin, president, Ken Bitschy, vice-president, strategic projects, Rois Rizzo , vice-president, finance, Wayne Nielsen, director, strategic projects

1944

874
958

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