Biggest security companies in B.C. in 2022

 

Ranked by total number of employees in B.C. in 2022

Published February 7, 2022.. Amended February 11, 2022. 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 '22 Company Services offered Top local executive(s) Year founded No. of B.C. staff '22/'21

1

Paladin Group of Cos
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 and engineering design of information management and information technology (IMIT) projects

Ted Reid, president, Paladin Technologies, Ashley Cooper, CEO, Paladin Security, Chad Kalyk, president, Paladin Security

1976

4,913
4,878

2

Securiguard Services/Westguard Security
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

2,748
NP

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

2,109
2,219

4

GuardTeck Security Co
4445 Lougheed Hwy Suite 800, Burnaby V5C 0E4
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, security systems and security integration

Seth Fruson, president and CEO, Chris Gerela, COO, Shaun Wilson, executive vice-president, Western Canada

2005

1,512
1,288

5

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

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