PalAmerican expands into Silicon Valley, adds over 550 employees

April 8, 2024
As part of the acquisition, Genesis President Chris de Guzman has joined PalAmerican as Vice President, Silicon Valley.

PalAmerican Security is bolstering its presence in the California market with the acquisition of Genesis Private Security in San Jose, California, effective March 31, 2024.

“For PalAmerican, this once again demonstrates our growth model strategy for our existing markets,” PalAmerican President Jason Begin said.  “With the addition of San Jose, we will now have a strong hold in Northern California, pulling Sacramento, Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose all together.” 

Genesis Security has provided unparalleled security solutions in the San Jose - Bay Area and has revolutionized the private security industry by using cutting-edge technology along with providing exceptional customer service. This has resulted in high customer satisfaction ratings and proven results.  The company also has deep roots in the industry, with a combined 100 plus years of expertise within its management team.  

As part of the acquisition, Genesis President Chris de Guzman has joined PalAmerican as Vice President, Silicon Valley. de Guzman is a results-oriented leader with a passion for making a difference and pushing his employees to find their highest potential. It is what helped Genesis find success in the region. 

“Silicon Valley is the global center of technological innovation. It’s always looking for something or someone new to come in and disrupt the market – meaning who can disrupt the norm. While Genesis filled the gap, I am confident that PalAmerican build upon what Genesis started.” de Guzman said. 

Specializing in Class A commercial real estate, retail, and corporate campuses, Genesis offers comprehensive coverage to fully address the client’s needs. It’s led to the company doubling in size since 2020.  

“Genesis is a solid, diversified book of business, built on customer relationships and depth in the market. They have managed to grow in that market by situating themselves as a local company that delivers strong, tailored solutions.  With the existing leadership team staying in place, we will be able to easily maintain that approach, while also being able to provide additional and specialized services to improve their overall safety and security.” Begin said. 

Over five hundred and fifty employees have joined PalAmerican as part of the acquisition, which now makes California PalAmerican’s largest operating state. Find us at one of our two San Jose locations at 25 East Hedding Street, San Jose, CA 95112 or 1735 North First Street, Suite 104, San Jose, CA 95112.