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Doyle expands footprint with acquisition of STAT Communications

October 12, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, Inc., the largest family-owned New York State provider of residential and commercial security, fire and medical monitoring systems, has announced the acquisition of STAT Communications, a privately held company founded in Watertown, N.Y. in the 1950s.  STAT’s 3,800 security accounts and 1,200 medical monitoring accounts will now be monitored by Doyle Security’s emergency response center, while service and installation work will continue...

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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 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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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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General News

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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Monitoring

Monitoring companies foresee benefits from ADT/Protection 1 merger

March 9, 2016Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Monitoring companies have an opportunity to attract new business, new dealers and new employees in the wake of the planned ADT/Protection 1 merger, according to five leading monitoring companies who spoke to Security Systems News.“There's going to be a lot of really good people in this combined company that are not going to have a home in the long run or are going to find that they're not as happy as they might have been in the past,” John Cerasuolo, ADS Security...

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Doyle builds density with buy

November 24, 2015Martha Entwistle

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Regional security company Doyle Security Systems is celebrating Thanksgiving with the acquisition of a local competitor, a deal that brings in some technical talent and several hundred mostly commercial accounts.Doyle acquired accounts from Alert Protective Systems, also based here. John Doyle, company CEO and president, said Doyle has provided monitoring for Alert for many years. “The previous owner is a great guy. He sold the accounts because he's retiring.”The...

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Residential

Doyle expands into mass marketing

June 3, 2015Spencer Ives

ROCHESTER, N.Y.—To reach new audiences and expand the company, Doyle Security Systems, based here, is introducing a new mass-market strategy.This step into the mass-market space is new for the company, Doyle said. “We've been, traditionally, a custom residential and commercial company.”“We've worked hard to configure some packages that have some lower price points that make our services available to additional segments of the market,” John Doyle, company president and...

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Monitoring

Northeast's snow and central stations

March 11, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Amidst record-breaking amounts of snow, totaling more than 100 inches in some cities this winter, central stations in the Northeast still needed to operate fully staffed.For American Alarm and Communications, based just outside Boston, which got walloped with 104 inches of snow by early March, that meant inflatable beds, hotel rooms and shovels. Amherst Alarm is based outside of Buffalo, N.Y., which experienced especially heavy snow in some parts and more normal accumulation...

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