Editor’s note: This information is based on a survey sent to dealer companies.

If you are aware of an authorized dealer program that should be included on this list please contact SDM at (630) 694-4386 or mcfaddenm@bnpmedia.com and we will make every effort to obtain the information and post it to our online listing.

Active Vision Inc.
Ronkonkoma, NY
(631) 585-0088
www.active-vision.com

  • More than 400 active dealers
  • Free marketing materials; sales leads
  • Technical, marketing, sales and support programs
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Video surveillance

The program offers a full line of electronic digital video recording systems, cameras, access control, cable and accessories. An everyday Price Pledge, means Active Vision meets or beats any documented competitive price for products we import. We offer complete technical support for installations, training, phone support and repairs. Value-added custom services include custom printing, product design and packaging. Innovative marketing support is provided with a comprehensive program to assist Active Vision dealers in building their own corporate identity.

ADT Security Services
Aurora, CO
(866) 567-3543
www.adt.com/dealer

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • More than 400 active dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Equipment discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Alarm monitoring

The ADT authorized dealer program is an opportunity to build a rewarding relationship with the #1 security brand in the industry. Our program incorporates a structured business approach while allowing the right amount of flexibility for our dealers. Benefits include educational programs/training, sales contests and awards, discounted marketing materials and more. Dealer must be exclusive to the program.

Alarm Capital Alliance
Affiliate Program
Media, PA
(866) 484-4800
www.alarmcapital.com

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Networking opportunities among dealers; monitoring discounts
  • Dealers market under their own company name
  • No minimum sales requirements

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security

At ACA, we believe your company’s future begins with what you’ve worked so hard to achieve: your name, your reputation, and your relationships with the customers you protect. We are in the business of purchasing an alarm company’s accounts at competitive multiples with no minimum account requirements. Best of all, you maintain your long-term customer relationships even with the accounts you sell. You decide how many accounts you wish to sell. ACA can purchase a portion of your portfolio or your entire account base, while offering opportunities for you to remain in business and keep your profits rolling in! Dealers must be exclusive to the program.

Alarm King Inc.
Riverside, CA
(800) 521-3993
www.alarmking.com

  • Free marketing materials
  • Exclusive equipment and discounts
  • Exclusive territory
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing; dealer financing/lending

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Video surveillance

Alarm King offers a comprehensive no charge training program with personal instruction in sales, operation, and management procedures from key personnel, plus a simplistic method of establishing new sales yielding greater margins and profits. Ongoing training, assistance to help you grow and quality tech support is always available. We provide the finest quality digital video recorders, cameras, lenses and accessories at the most competitive pricing. Our product lines are proven winners. We will build DVRs to your specification (private label, too). No recourse consumer financing available. We offer the tools you need to help you dominate the video surveillance market.

American Sentry Guard
Greenwood, IN
(866) 658-9938
www.sentryguard.net

  • 150 active dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Exclusive territory
  • Equipment and monitoring discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Video surveillance
  • Video monitoring

No other video surveillance dealer program offers as extensive lead generation support as American Sentry Guard’s dealer marketing services. Direct mail, radio, telemarketing, Internet and trade journal advertising are available to ASG master dealers. More benefits include sales contests and awards, dealer trips and conventions, dealer networking opportunities, dealer financing/lending and educational programs/training.

APEC CCTV Co., Inc.
Walnut, CA
(909) 595-3488
www.apeccctv.com

  • Sales leads and free customer referrals to dealers by regions
  • Equipment discounts
  • Free marketing materials
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Video surveillance

APEC is a manufacturer and a distributor for CCTV cameras and DVR equipment. We are currently expanding and looking for dealers to market and sell our products in U.S., Canada and Mexico. We sell direct to dealers at manufacturer’s price. Dealers also receive comprehensive tech support and dealer trainings. Dealers can participate in multiple programs.

Arteco Vision Systems
St. Louis, MO
(314) 426-5331
www.artecous.com

  • 25 active dealers
  • Equipment discounts
  • Sales leads; free advertising and free marketing materials
  • Educational programs/training

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Video surveillance
  • Intelligent video solutions

As a company, Arteco’s goal is to be the industry leader in the intelligent video market and the strongest advocate for our dealers/partners. Our dealer program is designed to be both creative and responsive to achieve this goal. Everything from our world class support, sales and technical training, national marketing, public relations, leads program, sales incentives and advanced replacement program is designed to give security dealers a partner they can trust in the growing intelligent video market. The Arteco President’s Club sends the top dealer partners each year on an all-expense paid trip to Italy. Aside from touring days in Florence and Rome, our dealers get hands-on access to our manufacturing facility, learn about new product developments from our R&D team and have a private dinner with the CEO of the Arteco Global Group.

ASSA ABLOY
Integrated Solutions
Specialists Program
New Haven, CT
(916) 727-3066
www.assaabloyiss.com

  • 100 active dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Free and discounted marketing materials
  • Equipment discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Non-residential security
  • Access control

The Integrated Solutions Specialists Program provides training and support to selected security systems integrators in all aspects of electromechanical door hardware selection and installation for proper integration into security systems. More benefits include educational training/programs, sales contests and awards, and dealer networking opportunities.

Bosch Security Systems
Bosch Certified Security Dealer (BCSD) Program
Fairport, NY
(800) 289-0096
www.boschsecurity.us

  • 700 active dealers
  • BCSD Insurance Program
  • Equipment discounts
  • Free and discounted marketing materials

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control

By signing up for the BCSD Program, dealers have access to the full line of Bosch’s comprehensive security solutions. We offer a variety of benefits that make business for our dealers more efficient and cost effective. BCSDs have the possibility to earn co-op funds that can be applied to ads in magazines/yellow pages, truck lettering, web site, promotional materials and more. Bosch literature is available for customization with dealers’ name and logo. The BCSD Insurance Program offer the opportunity to receive preferred rates and enhanced coverage.

Brink’s Home Security Authorized Dealer Program
Irving, TX
(800) 453-9869
www.brinkshomesecurity.com/dealer

  • 131 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Dealer trips/conventions
  • Monitoring and equipment discounts; community programs

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Personal/medical security
  • Alarm monitoring

Brink’s Home Security is committed to providing dedicated dealer support which includes free marketing support, free lead generation, sales and technical training, six-month revenue sharing, generous multiples and an unparalleled name recognition. It is our goal to foster a long-term strategic relationship with our dealers while staying competitive and helping you grow! We offer multiple lead generating programs, high quality name recognition, weekly funding, free marketing support and a dealer support structure that is second to none. Dealers must be exclusive to the program, but can sell their own in-house services. Dealers also benefit from exclusive equipment.

Brivo Systems, LLC
Bethesda, MD
(800) 692-7486; (800) MY-BRIVO
www.brivo.com

  • 150 active dealers
  • Free marketing materials
  • Sales leads
  • Educational programs/training

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Video monitoring

Dealers benefit from promotional sales programs for new products and the opportunity to become a Co-branded partner. Co-branded partners receive a customized Web site with the Dealer Brand Name and Dealer Branded event notifications. Dealers can participate in multiple programs.

Central Security
Group Inc.
Tulsa, OK
(888) 848-8851
www.centralsecuritygroup.com

  • 125 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Sales leads; free and discounted marketing materials
  • Monitoring and equipment discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Alarm monitoring

Central Security Group wants you to be our partner, not a prisoner. Other dealer programs try to lock you into long-term agreements, put liens on you and your company, and hold back money to keep you trapped. Don’t be tricked into a dealer program that makes you wait up to 10 years to get your money. We pay with cash, not IOUs, up to 36X RMR, no holdbacks, three-month guarantee, free signs, decals and contracts, all with prompt personal service you just can’t get anywhere else. Dealers can participate in multiple programs.

Criticom International
Irvine, CA; Manasquan, NJ;
S. St. Paul, MN
(800) 810-7574
www.criticominternational.com

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Discounted marketing materials
  • Equipment discounts
  • Dealer financing/lending

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Personal/medical security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Alarm and video monitoring
  • GPS

Within Criticom, dealers have a full array of services available. Dealers are not required to sell their accounts and start over each day. Dealers have the choice of financing accounts to build equity and selling accounts to produce current cash flow under a combined finance/purchase program. Dealers also have the choice of financing all accounts or selling all accounts. Additionally, Criticom provides the full range of monitoring services that are required by dealers to respond to the needs and demands of their customers and prospects.

DynaPel
Memphis, TN
(800) 997-7934
www.Dynapel.com

  • Sales Leads; free marketing materials and advertising
  • Equipment discounts; exclusive equipment
  • Dealer financing/lending
  • Educational programs/training

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Non-residential security
  • Video surveillance
  • Video monitoring

With the introduction of the new "Certified Dealer Network," DynaPel products will now be available exclusively from selected dealers who have been through a training program implemented by the company. In an effort to maintain the highest standards, from design and manufacturing through distribution tand installation of their products, the company has created specific selection criteria for dealers/integrators who will carry the DynaPel product line. In addition to attending sales and technical training seminars and passing an exam, each Certified Dealer will contract for an annual purchase volume of DynaPel products.

GE Security
Tualatin, OR
(503) 691-7313
www.gesecuritypro.com

  • 260 active dealers
  • Community programs; educational programs/training
  • Sales leads; free and discounted marketing materials
  • Vehicle leasing; exclusive equipment

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Personal/medical security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control

The GE Security Pro program is unique in that the dealers participate in the direction of the program by participating in dealer roundtables. Participants in the Pro Executive Group set direction for the program. The GE Security Pro program is more than specialty products. The program can be customized to the individual dealer, even letting dealers have a customized Web site hosted by the GE Security Pro Web site team. Only a certain number of GE Security Pro Dealers are accepted into the program each year. Dealer events are held around the world and are planned so that dealers can share best practices.

Guardian Protection Services Inc.
Warrendale, PA
(800) PROTECT
www.guardianprotection.com

  • Approximately 30 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Community programs; equipment discounts
  • Sales leads; free and discounted marketing materials

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Alarm monitoring

Guardian Protection Services Inc. offers an outstanding opportunity for entrepreneurs to build substantial short and long-term value. A security industry participant for over 50 years, Guardian ranks among the industry leaders. Guardian is a financially strong, privately held firm with outstanding cash flows and significant access to capital. Our dealer program offers handsome incentives for attracting high quality, credit-worthy customers who purchase security systems customized to their needs. More benefits include, dealer trips/conventions, educational programs/training and monitoring discounts (by owned accounts). Dealers must be exclusive to the program.

Honeywell Authorized Dealer Program
for Commercial Security Systems
Syosset, NY
(800) 645-7568 ext. 4628
www.honeywellcss.com

  • 40 active dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Vehicle leasing; consumer (buyer) financing/leasing
  • Discounted marketing materials; equipment discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Non-residential security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Alarm and video monitoring

Members of this unique program are partnered with Honeywell, a global technology leader with well-known brand name, expansive commercial product lines, local distribution and top-quality products. The program includes dealer communications, specially designed commercial literature, a dedicated Web site, a variety of marketing and advertising support materials, lead generation initiatives, special sales and technical training classes, affiliations with top business suppliers, incentives, industry affiliations, networking opportunities and customer support.

Honeywell First Alert Professional
Syosset, NY
(800) 925-6025
www.firstalertprofessional.com

  • 400 active dealers
  • Exclusive territory; exclusive equipment
  • Sales leads; free and discounted marketing materials
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing; vehicle leasing

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Personal/medical security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Alarm and video monitoring

First Alert Professional Security Systems is one of the largest independent networks of security dealers with over 400 dealers. First Alert Professional dealers have the advantage of protected territories and an exclusive product line. A Dealer Development Group provides training for sales, management and technical personnel. The program has been in place for more than 16 years, and offers life safety programs and community service initiatives.

Honeywell Security & Comfort Solutions
Syosset, NY
(516) 921-6704
www.honeywell.com/home

  • 45 active dealers
  • Free and discounted marketing materials
  • Sales leads
  • Educational programs/training; networking opportunities

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Video surveillance

The Security & Comfort Solutions program brings together multiple product divisions of Honeywell and works with builders on a national basis to get Honeywell product specified for new homes. Builders selecting multiple product categories can achieve a higher level of program status and receive greater support. Dealers also benefit from a model home discount program, private labels, design center support, a dedicated field team, Honeywell Security Rewards and more.

Knight Security Center,
Knight Authorized Dealer Program
North Hollywood, CA
(800) 222-2296
www.knightcenter.com

  • 200 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing; dealer financing/lending
  • Equipment discounts; discounted marketing materials

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Personal/medical security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Alarm monitoring
  • Video monitoring

The Knight Authorized Dealer program has been operating for nearly 30 years, and the program emphasizes flexibility. Dealers also can benefit from monitoring discounts and dealer networking opportunities.

Monitronics International
Dallas, TX
(877) 431-6208
www.newalarmdealer.com

  • Over 400 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Exclusive equipment; monitoring discounts
  • Equipment discounts; discounted marketing materials

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Alarm monitoring

The Monitronics Authorized Dealer Program leads the industry because of our unique and unwavering commitment to quality dealers, quality accounts, and quality service. Monitronics’ goals are to continue to provide the highest quality monitoring services to customers and to keep attrition low while offering dealers great benefits and financial backing. Dealer benefits include the highest multiples in the industry; customer monitoring by Monitronics’ top-rated, quality central station; personalized support from our billing services, training, technical support and customer service teams; a non-competitive relationship; a national lead distribution program; and revenue sharing.

Napco Security Group
SIGNATUREXP by Napco
Amityville, NY
(800) 645-9445
http://distributors.napcosecurity.com/signaturedealers/index/php

  • Less than 100 active dealers
  • Exclusive territory
  • Sales leads; free marketing materials
  • Exclusive equipment; educational programs/training

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Alarm and video monitoring

Napco’s SignatureXP Program is exclusively designed to build/elevate the brand and image of the established local alarm company—not Napco’s! Napco offers companies exclusive product, prominently featuring their brand and contact info. SignatureXP dealers alone are advertised on high-traffic Napco Web site(s) and receive all pre-qualified consumer leads generated, as well as exclusive, customized, comprehensive marketing materials, at no charge. Annual social events, complimentary travel/meetings and rebates/ coop fund programs are also included.

SAFE LP
San Ramon, CA
(800) 669-7779, x157
www.safesecurity.com

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Equipment discounts
  • Dealer financing/lending
  • Free advertising

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Home automation
  • Alarm monitoring

SAFE offers personal portfolio management for its dealers. The program also boasts quick closings and shared growth opportunities. Dealers also benefit from reliable funding, support and an experienced management team.

Security Associates International Inc.
SAI’s Authorized Dealer Program
Arlington Heights, IL
(800) 478-9596
www.sai-inc.com

  • More than 60 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Equipment discounts; vehicle leasing
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing; dealer financing/lending

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Personal/medical security
  • Alarm and video monitoring

Authorized dealers are provided with online access to all customer data and real-time access and control of their funding process. Annual dealer conventions. SAI provides a host of Internet access options for customers of authorized dealers. The program is designed to provide dealers with access to capital, plus the materials and services that help them grow their businesses. We provide competitive multiples for the purchase of quality accounts, and a full range of services to assist dealers with marketing, recruiting, sales and management training. We do not and will not compete with our dealers.

Security First AlarmGroup Inc.
Pasadena, CA
(800) 795-8767
www.securityfirstalarmgroup.com

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Sales leads; equipment discounts
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing; dealer financing/lending
  • Monitoring discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Alarm monitoring
  • Home integration products

Both our dealer purchase program and our dealer financing program (loans) do not have charge backs for customer attrition. The dealer may use his own signs and identification. Our purchase program has up to 30 percent revenue sharing upon renewal. The financing program returns 100 percent ownership of the contracts to the dealer after 60 months. The dealer never has to contend with holdbacks, reserves or exclusivity under either program. We want the dealer to build equity during his long-term relationship with SFA. We do that first by eliminating charge backs and holdbacks, and the second is to pay him on-going and renewal revenue through our insured service warranty and 30 percent revenue sharing.

Security Networks
West Palm Beach, FL
(866) 698-2741
www.secuitynetworks.net

  • 6 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Exclusive territory; exclusive equipment
  • Free advertising; free marketing materials

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Structured wiring
  • Home automation
  • Personal/medical security
  • Video surveillance
  • Access control
  • Alarm and video monitoring

Security Networks pays the highest multiples available anywhere! Not only that, we offer revenue sharing, no holdback and no application or approval fees. We never charge our dealers for contracts, yard signs, credit reports or marketing materials. Additional benefits include, sales leads, education training/programs, equipment discounts, an annual dealer convention during ISC West, monitoring discounts and community programs. We allow a trial commitment for 90 days; after 90 days the dealer must be exclusive to us.

SentryNet
Pensacola, FL
(800) 932-3304
www.sentrynet.com

  • 600 active dealers
  • Monitoring discounts; equipment discounts
  • Free marketing materials; educational programs/training
  • Dealer trips/conventions

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Non-residential security
  • Personal/medical security
  • Video surveillance
  • Alarm monitoring
  • Video monitoring

We encourage dealers to be independent business owners and build company value and RMR. We provide tools, equipment discounts and support in conjunction with manufacturers and distribution companies. The dealer can participate in multiple programs.

Vector Security
Pittsburgh, PA
(866) 818-7317 x1801
www.vectorsecurity.com

  • 40 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Free and discounted marketing materials; equipment discounts
  • Community programs; educational programs/training

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Residential security
  • Personal/medical security
  • Alarm monitoring

Vector Security’s program offers dealers three levels of payment multiples. The company also has monitoring and false dispatch reduction programs.

AES-Intellinet
Peabody, MA
(978) 535-7310
www.aes-intellinet.com

  • Free marketing materials
  • Dealer financing/lending
  • Educational programs/training


Alarm Partner
Kirkland, WA
(888) 249-2498
www.alarmpartner.com

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Web site provided
  • 50/50 revenue program for life


American Auto-Matrix
Export, PA
(877) AAM-HVAC

  • 100 active dealers<
  • Free and discounted marketing materials; free advertising
  • Exclusive territory
  • Monitoring and equipment discounts

Systems/Services Sold:
  • Access control

www.aamatrix.com

American Digital
Seattle, WA
www.ulcenter.com

  • 600 active dealers
  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Sales leads
  • Dealer financing/lending


RS&I Security Inc.
The Alliance
Idaho Falls, ID
(800) 825-7999
www.rsiinc.com

  • More than 50 active dealers
  • Management company for ADT’s retail program
  • Sales leads; equipment discounts
  • Educational programs/training


Safe Home Security Inc.
Rocky Hill, CT
(800) 833-3211 ext 204
www.safehomesecurityinc.com

  • Purchases contracts from dealers
  • Exclusive equipment; monitoring and equipment discounts
  • Sales leads; free advertising; free and discounted marketing materials
  • Consumer (buyer) financing/leasing; dealer financing/lending