June 17, 2013

NorthStar Alarm Services Ranks on SDM Magazine Top 100 List

Orem, UT (PR Web) June 17, 2013 NorthStar Alarm Services, one of the nation's leaders in home security and automation, made the list for SDM (Security Distributing and Marketing) Magazine's 100 strongest companies in the alarm industry. The data is based on recurring monthly revenue, an area which NorthStar has experience a growth of 30%. SDM Magazine has ranked home security companies on their Top 100 List since 2007. SDM Magazine made its debut in May 1974, releasing its first issue predicting that home security would become a mainstream industry in the United States. The magazine ranks industry leaders annually. NorthStar ranks 40 of 100 home security companies on this list. "It is great to be recognized by SDM as one of the top alarm companies in the country," said Kent Griffith, NorthStar's Chief Financial Officer said. "NorthStar has grown substantially over the last five years and we are excited about what we can do in the next five years ahead of us. The SDM 100 list is a great tool to know how we measure up against the best in this industry." Jason Christensen, founder and CEO of NorthStar Alarm Services, feels strongly about the company's approach to serving its customers. NorthStar's company values: integrity, accountability, and service attribute to the company's success. In May of 2013, Goldman Sachs and the Beekman Group made a $40 million financial partnership agreement with NorthStar after several years of observing NorthStar's successful business practices. The Edwards Group acted as a financial consultant to NorthStar during their work on this process which began in 2007. About NorthStar Alarm Services NorthStar Alarm Services, LLC, a top home security provider and authorized dealer of Honeywell Security Products, provides the most technologically-advanced and user-friendly home security systems on the market. Having the equipment, relationships, and reputation that families have been able to count on since NorthStar was founded in 2000, NorthStar continues to grow and protect residents in more than 20 states across the U.S. With a 24-7 support staff, Rapid Response monitoring, well-trained technicians, and professional consultants – NorthStar Alarm exists to provide security and peace of mind through quality products and superior service. For more information, please visit About SDM: SDM is the #1 security channel media with 100% BPA audited buy/install circulation. SDM provides management and technical professionals with a comprehensive overview of the security marketplace. Through its monthly print magazine, Buyers Guide and three titled supplements – smartHOME, Monitoring TODAY, and Solutions by Sector – as well as e-newsletters, the new website, virtual trade shows and live events, SDM is consistently ranked best read and most credible magazine by ISC West attendees. SDM Magazine is now in its 41st year of publication. To read more about SDM, please visit