Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2020

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2020

Published February 3, 2020.. 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 '20 Company Services offered Top local executive(s) Year founded No. of B.C. staff '20/'19

1

Paladin Security Group
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

1976

4,425
4,403

2

Commissionaires
595 Howe St Suite 600, 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, background checks

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

1927

2,271
2,119

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, loss prevention, executive protection

Darcy Kernaghan, president and CEO

1974

2,049
1,958

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

1,400
1,295

5

GuardTeck Security Co
4664 Lougheed Hwy Suite 202, Burnaby V5C 5T5
P: 778-379-9000 F: 778-379-9001 guardteck.com

Security services for commercial towers, retail centres, educational and government facilities as well as mobile patrol, event security and other specialized services

Seth Fruson, president and CEO, Shaun Wilson, vice-president, client relations, Jason Tam, vice-president, finance, Chris Gerela, CEO, Melvin Cardoza, vice-president, human resources

2005

1,260
883

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