Per Mar Security Services Acquires Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, WI

Jun 04, 2019

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, announced it has acquired Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, WI. Jerry Stearns founded Stearns Sound & Security 43 years ago and will be retiring. Jerry was the sole employee and will assist Per Mar in transitioning over 400 active customers to our Wausau office before enjoying his hard-earned retirement.

Jerry Stearns, owner of Stearns Sound & Security, said, “After long hours of searching we found a great match. We wanted a strong and growing firm that offered the latest in security since many are looking at ways to reduce phone costs and enjoy the convenience of new technologically advanced products.”

Brian Duffy, Chief Operating Officer of Per Mar Security Services, said, “Jerry Stearns really has developed a very quality customer base over his career, and it makes us proud that he is trusting Per Mar to secure them going forward. We will make sure that they understand their options for connected services, and look to upgrade where the customers see the benefit.”

About Per Mar Security Services

Established in 1953, Per Mar Security Services is the largest, family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest with more than 2,400 team members, operating in 22 branch locations and 17 satellite locations. The company provides full-service security solutions for homes and businesses including security officer services, smart home automation, burglar and fire alarms, access control, security cameras, alarm monitoring, investigative services and background checks. For more information about Per Mar Security Services, please visit

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