CONSHOHOCKEN, PA--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2013) - AlliedBarton Security Services,, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is pleased to announce that J. Michael Coleman, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, received the prestigious Chair's Award at the 2013 Every Building Conference & Expo presented by BOMA International from June 23-25th in San Diego.

The Chair's Award is the highest recognition presented by the BOMA International Chair and is bestowed annually to one individual who through innovation, talent and dedication has set new standards of excellence for the commercial real estate industry.

"This award honors Mike's leadership and his commitment to continued excellence in commercial real estate security," said Ron Rabena, Division President, AlliedBarton. "Security officers play a critical role in the commercial real estate setting every day. When security leaders such as Mike partner with associations like BOMA, the combined effort results in safer and more secure workplaces."

Coleman leads AlliedBarton's services to the commercial real estate industry and is a long standing member of BOMA. His career includes 27 years with AlliedBarton and 39 in the security industry. In 2012, Coleman was named a BOMA Fellow and elected to the BOMA International Executive Committee.

About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 93 BOMA U.S. associations, BOMA Canada and its 11 regional associations and 13 BOMA international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types, including nearly 10 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 3.7 million jobs and contributes $205 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance the interests of the entire commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. Find BOMA online at

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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