Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2021

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2021

Published February 1, 2021.. 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 '21 Company Services offered Top local executive(s) Year founded No. of B.C. staff '21/'20

1

Paladin Group of Companies
355 Burrard St Suite 1350, Vancouver V6C 2G8
P: 604-677-8700 F: 604-677-8701 paladinsecurity.com; paladintechnologies.com

Security officers, mobile patrols, integrated security systems, monitoring services, low-voltage installations, investigations, risk assessments, engineering design of information management and information technology (IMIT) projects

Ted Reid, president of Paladin Technologies and CFO, Ashley Cooper, CEO

1976

4,878
4,825

2

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

Integrated security and safety solutions, security officers, K-9 protection and explosive and narcotic detection, mobile patrol and alarm response, loss prevention, executive protection

Darcy Kernaghan, CEO, Robin Chakrabarti, president and COO

1974

2,290
2,049

3

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

2,219
2,271

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, alarm response, concierge services, parking patrol, financial institution security, high-profile office tower security

Steve Hoffman, vice-president, Pacific region

1995

1,400
1,400

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, Chris Gerela, COO, Frank Naso, senior vice-president, operations

2005

1,288
1,260

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