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Commercial

Doyle Security celebrates 100 years

March 29, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—It was St. Paddy's Day 1919 when John A. Doyle started the Doyle Detective Bureau, a business that has managed to evolve and adapt to become one of the top security companies in the industry today with 175 employees and between $1.2-$1.3 million in RMR.Now, 100 years later, fifth generation Doyle family members, including Director of Business Development Jack Doyle and his sister, Digital Strategy Manager Alexandra Justis, are carrying on the tradition, guiding and helping Doyle...

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Commercial

Doyle grows Rochester presence with latest deal

December 19, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems Inc., a regional provider of residential and commercial security, fire and medical monitoring systems for nearly 100 years, has announced a merger with ADG Security, a privately held company located in Hilton, N.Y. The acquisition will result in 1,800 new customers to be monitored by Doyle's emergency response center located in Henrietta, N.Y.Four ADG Security employees will join Doyle Security at their headquarters in various roles, including ADG Security's...

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Commercial

Doyle buys accounts in Albany

June 8, 2018Spencer Ives

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, a full service provider based here, on June 7 acquired the alarm accounts of Albany, N.Y.-based Wolfe Safe & Lock Co., also known as Wolfe Security. The acquisition, Doyle's fourth in the area since it entered the market in 2012, adds 700 accounts to the company's base.“It's a very complimentary account base to what we currently do. It fits in really well with our core area of expertise, which is small to mid-sized businesses and higher-end residential...

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Residential

Doyle Security Systems recognized as good place to work

May 2, 2018Spencer Ives

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems was recently recognized on Best Companies Group's annual list of top employers. Judy Katafiaz, Doyle's human resources director, talked with Security Systems News about the company culture and employee engagement that garnered this designation.“It's really an honor and we're very excited. It's the first year that we've made the list and I think it speaks to all the work that we're doing to try to be a great place to work,” Katafiaz said.The...

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General News

How I Use My System: Jack Doyle

September 13, 2017Spencer Ives

Jack Doyle, business development manager for Doyle Security Systems, is focused on sales and marketing campaign with the company as well as operational efficiencies. Security Systems News talked with Doyle about the system he uses at home.What kind of system do you have?I have a Honeywell Lyric controller. I'm using a combination of Honeywell 5800 series sensors and the new Honeywell SiX sensors. I started using the Lyric as a beta-test; I had been using the wireless Lynx 5200, prior to that....

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Residential

Doyle Security acquires Lock-Tight

March 8, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems Inc., a regional provider of residential and commercial security, fire and medical monitoring systems based here, has acquired the accounts of Lock-Tight Alarm Inc., a privately held residentially focused company founded in Hilton, N.Y. in 2002.President and CEO John G. Doyle Jr. said that the company has worked with Lock-Tight owners, Bill Zachary and Michael Colletti, for many years to provide monitoring services for their customers.“Lock-Tight...

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The challenge of hiring

February 16, 2017Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Many companies, of all sizes in the industry, face the difficulty of finding the most qualified and best fitting candidates to join their team. Security Systems News talked with a few of these companies to hear what the applicant pool looks like, what they look for in new hires and how they bring in the best talent.“[Hiring] is a huge challenge—a completely different challenge than it was even five years ago,” Mary Bauer, VP of human resources at Doyle Security...

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News Poll: DIY represents an opportunity for traditional companies

August 17, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Traditional security companies like LOUD Security and Select Security have been looking at expanding their offerings with DIY. Most respondents to Security Systems News' latest poll said DIY gives companies access to more streams of revenue and new markets.“There is a place for the DIY market; however as the traditional dealers move into the IoT and connected market space, I believe the end users will need expertise to install and mostly to set up. I don't feel the technology...

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Commercial

Doyle buys in Syracuse

August 3, 2016Spencer Ives

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, based here, today announced it acquired all of Murphy's Alarm and Lock's monitored accounts, based in Syracuse, N.Y.“We've had a longstanding plan to expand within our footprint in Central and Western New York and so, that continues to progress with this acquisition,” John Doyle, Jr., company president and CEO, told Security Systems News.The purchase added about 100 accounts, which are 60 percent commercial and 40 percent residential, and...

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Monitoring Matters

Doyle buys in Albany

June 1, 2016Spencer Ives

Doyle Security Systems acquired Albany Protective Services yesterday, adding 1,100 accounts to the company, almost doubling Doyle's presence in the Albany area. “It gives us a great expansion in our Albany market—just a much stronger presence,” John Doyle Jr., company president and CEO, told Security Systems News. Prior to the acquisition, the company had about 1,400 accounts in that area. Doyle has been working on the deal for about 6 months. Financial terms of the deal were not...

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