Per Mar Security ranks 16th on SDM’s Top 100 list

Per Mar Security Services – a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients – is ranked No. 16 in SDM’s 2022 Top 100 list. 

“The team at Per Mar is excited to again be in the top 20 of SDM’s Top 100 ranking,” Chris Edwards, president of Per Mar’s Electronic Security Division, said in a news release. 

“We achieved outstanding growth during the past year while also focusing on our customer experience, resulting in outstanding retention,” he added. “We look forward to continued success with the release of our Intelligent Video Monitoring offering, and forthcoming access control enhancements to give our customers innovative ways to protect their people, and their property.”

This also marks the 32nd consecutive year that Per Mar, headquartered in Davenport, has ranked in the SDM Top 100 Report. First published in 1971, Security Distributing & Marketing (SDM) is a security channel eMagazine, providing comprehensive digital, web and multimedia content to security dealers, installers, integrators, distributors and monitoring companies.

The SDM 100 Report measures consumer dollars gained by security companies in order to present an account of the size of the market captured by the 100 largest residential and non-residential electronic security providers in the United States.

The 2022 SDM 100 ranks U.S. companies that provide electronic security systems and services to both residential and non-residential customers. Rankings are based on information provided to or, in few cases, estimated by SDM. Ranked companies were asked to submit either an audited or reviewed financial statement, or a copy of their income tax return showing total gross receipts for the stated period. The vast majority of the firms ranked are privately held.

Per Mar Security Services was established in 1953 and is the largest, family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest with more than 2,800 team members, operating in 25 branch locations.

It provides full-service security solutions for homes and businesses including security officer services, smart home automation, burglar and fire alarms, access control, security cameras, alarm monitoring, investigative services and background checks.

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