Bates Security Expands into central eastern Florida

October 11, 2019

Industry leading Bates Security excited to expand its operations to the Southeastern part of the sunshine state

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY - Bates Security, LLC, a commercial and residential security company with locations in Kentucky and Florida, is happy to announce the recent acquisition of Absolute Protection Team in Vero Beach, Florida. The Lexington-based Bates Security and Absolute Protection Team are a perfect match as both are family owned and operated with a strong commitment to serving its customers.

“Roger and Karen built a nice and successful company and we are honored they selected us to continue their legacy,” said Jeremy Bates, President of Bates Security. Roger Marcil will be remaining as lead commercial sales consultant for the company.

With the acquisition, Bates will be adding over 2,000 customers to the Bates family and welcoming the employees of Absolute as their own. Planning to invest in the office and community of Absolute, Bates Security is looking forward to the growth of Absolute Protection Team in Vero Beach.

 Bates now has a significant presence in Central, Northern and Eastern Kentucky in addition to the Jacksonville, Florida office. These acquisitions, plus successful organic growth year over year, have put Bates Security on SDM Magazine's Top 100 list of security companies in the nation since 2008, ranking Bates as the 48th largest in the US this year.

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