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ESA names Kevin Stone as Finance Committee Chair

September 23, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—The Electronic Security Association (ESA) announced that Kevin Stone, CEO of Doyle Security Systems in Rochester, NY, who was recently appointed as Treasurer on the association’s Board of Directors, has additionally become the Chair of ESA’s Finance Committee.    “My goal is to make things even better,” Stone said. “Anything we can do to increase ESA membership is very good for the industry and obviously a lot of our revenue comes...

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Per Mar Security Services announces expansion in Northern Wisconsin

August 9, 2022SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, one of the largest family-owned, full-service security companies in the Midwest, announced it has acquired Dream System’s security division, further expanding its customer base in Northern Wisconsin. For the past 22 years, Seth and Nicki Ferrin have owned and operated Dream Systems, a custom electronics consult, design, and integration company in residential and commercial verticals based in Weston, Wis. In the announcement to their security...

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Per Mar’s Dory Retherford retires after 42 years

July 1, 2022SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients, announced that Monitoring Center Manager Dory Retherford decided to retire as of July 1, 2022, after more than 42 years with the company. Retherford started working at Per Mar in February 1980 as a third-shift dispatcher to gain experience in the security industry. She has held several positions throughout her career at Per Mar, including customer care agent,...

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Per Mar Security Services’ Chairman of the Board Michael L. Duffy passes away

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Per Mar Security Services’ Chairman of the Board Michael L. Duffy passes away

January 26, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients in the Midwestern United States, has announced the passing of Chairman of the Board Michael L. Duffy on Jan. 21, 2022. He was 71. Duffy’s parents, John and Eleanor Duffy, founded Per Mar Security Services in 1953 in Davenport, Iowa. The company was originally chartered as a security and investigative business that started out in Michael’s parents’...

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Per Mar Security Services acquires Armor Security

August 11, 2021SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, one of the largest family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest, has acquired Armor Security, a residential and commercial security and locksmith provider in the Twin Cities. “Doug and Margarita Wilson built Armor Security with hard work and care over many years,” Per Mar Security Services CEO Brian Duffy said in the announcement. “We have found their customers and employees to be great fits for Per Mar, and we...

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Brian Duffy becomes the third generation to lead Per Mar

January 18, 2021Paul Ragusa

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, one of the largest family owned full-service security companies in the Midwest, announced that Brian Duffy has been promoted from COO to President and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2021, becoming the third generation of the Duffy family to lead Per Mar. “I’m very proud to have Brian be the third generation of the Duffy family to lead Per Mar,” said Michael Duffy, chairman of the board. “I have total confidence in Brian’s judgement...

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Per Mar acquires Monument Electronics

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Per Mar acquires Monument Electronics

November 24, 2020Paul Ragusa

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, has acquired Monument Electronics based in Merrillville, Ind. “We feel lucky to have been selected by Carol Green to serve her customers going forward,” Per Mar Security Services’ COO Brian Duffy said in the announcement. “She clearly cares about them, and we look forward to getting to know them as well.” Monument Electronics,...

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Per Mar & Midwest Alarm Services expand in Nebraska

April 3, 2020SSN Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa—Per Mar Security Service, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients and the parent company to Midwest Alarm Services, announced it has acquired GT Fire & Security based in Grand Island, Neb.“GT Fire & Security is a great company founded by wonderful people,” Per Mar COO Brian Duffy. “We are happy to have found such a perfect mutual fit.”GT Fire & Security was founded in 2008 by Gary and Tracy Hesman, who along with...

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Per Mar expands in Nebraska with latest buy

November 27, 2019Paul Ragusa

Per Mar Security Services, parent company to Midwest Alarm Services and a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, Iowa, recently acquired NECO Security based in Lincoln, Neb. The deal brings more than a half century's worth of business and expertise into the Per Mar family. Founded by Don Nielsen in 1957, NECO Security specializes in residential and commercial burglar and fire alarm systems in the Lincoln area. Nelson said that after 63 years...

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Per Mar acquires Stearns Sound & Security

June 12, 2019SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, announced it has acquired Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, Wis. Jerry Stearns, who founded Stearns Sound & Security 43 years ago, was the sole employee and will assist Per Mar in transitioning over 400 active customers to the Per Mar Wausau office before enjoying his hard-earned retirement.“After long hours of searching we found a great match,”...

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