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Per Mar expands in Nebraska with latest buy

November 27, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

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...

Brian Duffy, Don Nielson, Doug Richard, Midwest Alarm Services, Per Mar Security


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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2015—Brian Duffy

October 13, 2015Spencer Ives

Brian Duffy, 28President—electronics division, Per Mar SecurityDavenport, IowaFinding technology that lasts, such as IP signals and mesh radio networks, is a top priority for Brian Duffy.Monitoring over IP seems like the most promising current technology, he said. “It's something we've really got to discuss and see if we want to go all in on it. The idea of being able to have a platform to monitor on that we're finally comfortable with that will last for the next 30 years would really...

20 under 40: Class of 2015, Brian Duffy, Per Mar Security


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Residential

Per Mar buys a pair of Indiana security companies

November 6, 2013Martha Entwistle

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Super-regional Per Mar Security has acquired the assets of two family-owned security companies in Indiana: Centech Security Systems of Valparaiso, and Walkerton-based S&L Services.“Both of the companies were about 80 percent residential and 20 percent commercial,” Brad Tolliver, VP of Per Mar's Electronic Security Division, told Security Systems News. “They're both located in a new growth market for us and add a larger footprint for us [in the] South Bend marketplace.”Tolliver...

Centech Security Systems, Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Group, Per Mar Security, S&L Services, Steve Rubin


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20 Under 40

'20 under 40' 2013 - Ronda Meyer

June 11, 2013Leif Kothe

Ronda Meyer, 37Vice president/controller, Per Mar SecurityDavenport, IowaHow did you get into the security industry?I had been in public accounting for six and a half years and was looking to get out of public and into private. At the time, a few people let me know about a controller position at Per Mar. I applied, came in [and] was intrigued by the services and the fact that it was a family-owned company. I realized soon after starting that there's a lot to be learned in an industry like this, and...

20 under 40 2013, Per Mar Security, Ronda Meyer


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Commercial

Super-regional sees potential in hosted video storage

July 14, 2011Martha Entwistle

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security's hosted video storage offering is “in its infant stages, but gaining momentum,” and VP of Per Mar's Electronic Security Division Brad Tolliver believes it holds promise as an RMR generator. A full-service super-regional, Per Mar has 35,000 customers, 65 percent of which are commercial. It does business across Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota and here in Iowa, where it is headquartered. It offers electronic security services, fire as well...

Brad Tolliver, Per Mar Security, Pivot3, video storage


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