Select Security, ranked No. 26 on the SDM 100 Report, completed the purchase of Garden State Fire & Security in Matawan, N.J. The acquisition brings Select Security’s total number of customers to more than 80,000. 

“The addition of Garden State Fire & Security to our organization brings lots of opportunity for Select Security as we continue to grow in the region,” said Patrick Egan, Select Security’s Founder & CEO. “Michael Ash Sr. spent years building an excellent company, and we are excited to expand on what he and his team have built in this growing market.”

Steve Firestone, president of Select Security, said, “We are always looking for well-run companies that would make a great fit with our values. I am proud to have Mike Ash, the former owner of Garden State Fire & Alarm, and the rest of his team as part of Select Security because of their passion and dedication to building stronger communities and providing outstanding customer service.”

Select Security was founded in 2003 and has quickly grown, the company described, with a focus on being a compelling place to work, shop, and invest. With multiple local offices serving nearly 80,000 customers across Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Minnesota, West Virginia, Texas, New Mexico, North Carolina and South Carolina, Select Security offers integrated security and fire alarms, video surveillance, access control, along with home security, life safety, and convenient home automation systems. Select Security offers monitoring services through its secure network of three secure operation centers that are each UL listed, Factory Mutual approved, and have earned 5-Diamond certification from The Monitoring Association.