Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2019

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2019

Published January 29, 2019. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not provide information by deadline.

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Rank '19 Company Services offered Top local executive(s) Year founded No. of B.C. staff '19/'18

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

4,403
3,893

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

2,119
2,130

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

1,958
1,710

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, national clients, oil and gas, marine security, close protection, alarm response, concierge services, parking patrol, financial institution security, high-profile office tower security

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

1995

1,295
1,180

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

Paul Hill, president, Ken Bitschy, vice-president, projects, Rois Rizzo , vice-president, finance, Ross McLean, vice-president, services, Liliana Andjic, vice-president, business development and technologies

1944

921
874

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