Kastle Systems, a provider of advanced managed security systems and services and SDM’s 2015 Systems Integrator of the Year, appointed Glenn Felson, former senior vice president and general manager of New York & Affiliates for William Raveis, one of the largest real estate brokerage and service providers in the country, as president of the Northeast region of Kastle.
Kastle’s Northeast region is now the largest commercial managed electronic security company in New York and comprises Kastle Systems’ Northeast, Mutual Central Alarm Services and Stat Land Security Services. This structure will enable Kastle to leverage the combined resources of the three companies to better meet the needs of clients, enable unprecedented growth in all three business units and expand into other Northeast geographies and new verticals. With a history of more than 45 years in the New York area, the Kastle Northeast region protects more than 6,200 sites for leaders in commercial real estate, prominent financial services clients and marquee retail brands — and secures tenants in iconic buildings such as The Empire State Building and 200 Park, i.e., The MetLife Building.
Bringing extensive New York City real estate knowledge and business experience, the addition of Felson to the executive team reinforces Kastle Systems’ ongoing commitment to industry-leading quality of service and high organic growth in major markets across the U.S., the company reported in a press release.
“We put a significant amount of energy into finding the perfect fit for this executive position, and I believe that we found that in Glenn Felson,” said Piyush Sodha, co-chairman and CEO of Kastle Systems. “He has extensive sales and management experience, as well as relevant knowledge acquired from over a decade in the real estate industry which will help us execute our aggressive growth plans for New York and expand into new verticals and markets in the Northeast.”