Massey Services acquires Peninsular Pest Control Service


Caption: Left to right, Massey Services President and CEO Tony Massey, George and Carolyn Richardson of Peninsular Pest Control Service, and Massey EVP and COO Ed Dougherty. PHOTO: MASSEY SERVICES

Massey Services, based in Orlando, Florida, announced the acquisition of Peninsular Pest Control Service.

Peninsular Pest Control, also known as “Critter Gitter”, is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company provides residential and commercial pest control, termite and landscaping services to 30,000 customers in northeast Florida, including Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra.

“We are delighted to welcome Peninsular team members and customers to the Massey Services organization,” said Tony Massey, President and CEO of Massey Services. “Peninsular Pest Control is a second-generation, family-owned organization that has provided superior service to its customers for nearly 70 years. We look forward to continuing their legacy of total customer satisfaction for years to come. »

Massey Services was founded in 1985 and today has 177 company-wide locations.

LR Tullius represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to Peninsular Pest Control in connection with the transaction.

About Massey Services

Massey Services began in February 1985 when industry veteran Harvey Massey, a member of the pest control professional (PPM) Hall of Fame, Class of 2008, bought an existing pest control business with four branches and annual revenues of just under $4 million. Despite going nearly $1 million into debt when he bought the business, Massey recovered quickly and today the company employs more than 2,500 team members and operates 2 300 vehicles that provide residential and commercial pest prevention, termite protection, landscaping and irrigation services to more than 750,000 customers at more than 170 service centers in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana , Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia and Tennessee. As Harvey Massey noted in his Hall of Fame profile: “It’s a people thing. It always has been and always will be. I really like that aspect.


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