Wayne Alarm Expands Boston Area Footprint With SAS Security Systems Acquisition

Wayne Alarm’s deal to acquire SAS Security Systems marks the family-owned company’s third Boston area deal since March 2023.

Wayne Alarm Expands Boston Area Footprint With SAS Security Systems Acquisition

Left to right, Paul Verruto, Wayne Alarm Systems sales and marketing manager; Chris Brady of TRG Associates; Jeff Kahn vice president, Wayne Alarm; Nathan Raustad, head of business development, Wayne Alarm; Ralph Sevinor, president, Wayne Alarm; Thomas Frisoli, president, SAS; Leonard Frisoli of Frisoli Associates, P.C. council for SAS; Brandon Freedman, Wayne Alarm managing partner; and Dennis Eagan of Finneran and Nicholsan, P.C. (Photo courtesy of Wayne Alarm Systems)

LYNN, Mass. — Wayne Alarm Systems, Inc., a family-owned and operated provider of life safety and security solutions, announced today the acquisition of SAS Security Systems, Inc. of Watertown, Mass.

This deal “expands Wayne Alarm’s footprint in the greater Boston area, allowing them to deliver their premier security services to a wider range of customers,” according to the joint announcement. The SAS addition marks the company’s third Boston area acquisition since March 2023.

Wayne Alarm, founded by Ralph Wayne Sevinor, has “a long-standing reputation for exceptional customer care and unwavering commitment,” according to the announcement.

The Wayne Alarm team “is passionate about leveraging the latest technology to deliver full and comprehensive, security solutions to the local community that safeguard its clients’ lives and property as well as providing exceptional customer support,” the announcement says.

They “actively seek acquisitions that share their values, prioritizing good fit, high-quality service, and strong growth potential.”

SAS Security Systems, Inc., established in 1971 by retired FBI agent Leonard M. Frisoli, “perfectly aligns with these criteria, and together they will continue to serve their loyal customers,” the announcement says.

Why Wayne Alarm Systems Wanted SAS Security Systems

SAS Security Systems, (also known as SAS Special Agent Systems, Inc.), a UL-listed full-service central station monitoring and installation company, “boasts a rich history of providing customized security solutions,” the joint announcement says.

Under the leadership of Thomas Frisoli and Mark Warner, SAS “has built a strong reputation for excellence in intrusion and fire systems,” according to the announcement. Wayne Alarm plans to maintain operations in the SAS Watertown location for the foreseeable future.

Following the acquisition, Warner will “focus on ensuring seamless customer support for existing SAS clients,” while Thomas Frisoli transitions to a consultant role.

Jeff Kahn, vice president of Wayne Alarm, and Nathan Raustad “played key roles in facilitating the smooth transition alongside the Frisoli family,” according to the joint announcement.

“We are delighted to align with Wayne Alarm Systems and entrust our customers to their care,” says Frisoli in the announcement. “This move ensures that the high level of service we’ve strived for over 50 years will continue.”

“We are thrilled to welcome SAS Security Systems to the Wayne Alarm family,” says Sevinor in the joint announcement. “Their dedication to exceptional customer care and local focus perfectly aligns with our vision for the future. We are excited to leverage their expertise and build upon their legacy.”

With the SAS Security Systems acquisition, Wayne Alarm will bring more than a dozen jobs to the Lynn area.

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