Michael Duffy Celebrates 50 Years at Per Mar

June 6, 2017

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, honored CEO, Michael Duffy, today for his 50 years of full-time employment at Per Mar Security Services.

Michael Duffy’s son, Brad Duffy, President of Security Officer Services for Per Mar Security Services, congratulated his Dad on 50 years at Per Mar saying, “It is a tribute to his legacy that he has helped grow a company in three different generations, and is still at work building a strong foundation for the future.” Beth Duffy, Sales Consultant for Per Mar Security Services and Michael Duffy’s daughter, said, “I feel very privileged to be able to see how strong of a work ethic my Dad has and am so incredibly proud of all the hard work and time he has put in over these past 50 years.”

Michael Duffy started working full-time at Per Mar in June of 1967 as a Dispatcher for Mobile Patrol and Security Guards. Duffy has held various positions in the company including Dispatch Supervisor, Alarm Manager, and Vice President of Operations. In 1974, he was appointed Executive Vice President of Per Mar Security Services, which included the responsibility of Chief Operating Officer. In 1977, Michael was elected President and in 2001 he was elected Chairman and CEO.

Michael Duffy’s parents, John and Eleanor Duffy, founded the company in 1953. As a second-generation leader, Michael Duffy has carried on their legacy, and grown Per Mar Security Services to be the largest, family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest. Focused on giving back, Duffy also started and leads the Per Mar Employee Charity Fund which has raised millions of dollars for charities.

Michael Duffy’s son, Brian Duffy, President of Electronic Security for Per Mar Security Services, said, “It is an incredible privilege to be able to work at a company founded by my grandparents and really taken to another level by my father. His legacy will last much more than 50 years.”


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 23 branch locations and 18 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