Plainview, N.Y. - March 18, 2021 – General Security, a nationally recognized security provider specializing in the design, installation, and service of cutting-edge, state-of-the-art security systems for residential and commercial clientele, announced it has acquired Hollywood, FL-based Burglar Alarm Services.
“Burglar Alarm Services is a family-owned business providing many of the same services we offer, which made it a great match for us to further broaden our robust operations and efficiencies, product lineup, and customer reach.”
—Michael Minicozzi, Director of Operations, General Security
Having purchased Access Alarm and Security Systems of Florida in November 2020, this is the security provider’s second acquisition within the southeast Florida region.
Both transactions will build upon the company’s commercial and residential security systems, and smart technology integrations.
General Security will retain all of Burglar Alarm Systems’ current employees, including Bruce Hotchkiss, who founded the company in 1985.
Known for quality installations and service throughout South Florida, Burglar Alarm Services also provides security cameras, access control systems, carbon monoxide detectors, wellness management systems, and more.
“This acquisition was a natural fit for us due to several factors and similarities,” explains Michael Minicozzi, General Security's director of operations. “Burglar Alarm Services is a family-owned business providing many of the same services we offer, which made it a great match for us to further broaden our robust operations and efficiencies, product lineup, and customer reach.”
About General Security
Headquartered in Plainview, N.Y., General Security is currently one of the fastest growing security companies in the United States. We pride ourselves on quality service, dependability, and customer support. Founded more than 30 years ago on the North Shore of Long Island, we remain a family owned and operated business with locations spanning New York to Florida.