Great Lakes Building Systems

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Vertical Markets

We serve some of Western and Central New York’s most prominent businesses and institutions. Let us show you why they trust us.

Our clients are as diverse as our skills and service. Here are some of our loyal customers and what we offer to protect them.


Some of Western New York’s largest high-tech, food processing, medical and military manufacturing companies trust us to keep them safe. We do so by creating and maintaining the fire and security systems which protect people and property while also considering the unique assets that need special protection.

Our clients include Moog, Perry’s Ice Cream, IIMAK, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Borg Warner.


From child care centers and kindergarten to elementary, middle and high schools, to colleges and universities, we provide complete fire and security protection. Great Lakes Building Systems is an authorized New York State GSA-listed contractor that provides one-stop shopping for fire response needs including (but not limited to)fire alarm, mass notification, portable extinguishers, sprinkler systems, kitchen hood systems and emergency lighting.

We also assist with emergency plan development and consultation, campus-wide integration, emergency notification and communication.

Our clients include SUNY Buffalo, SUNY Buffalo State, Iroquois Central Schools, Clarence Central Schools, Cuba-Rushford schools and Dunkirk Central Schools.

Health Care

Institutions that provide critical human health services face numerous strict regulations and Great Lakes Building Systems is ready to work with clients, taking those rules into account. Our systems are designed and implemented to make third-party inspections easy. We also provide flexible servicing to meet individual needs, including a four-hour guarantee for emergency responses for all fire alarm and security needs.

Our clients include Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Kaleida Health, Erie County Medical Center, McGuire, Elderwood, Arnot Health and Catholic Health.

Property Management 

When some of the region’s biggest property management firms seek fire and security systems to safeguard their holdings, they turn to Great Lakes Building Systems. We offer turnkey solutions for fire, security and communications including design, installation and both routine and emergency services.

Our clients include Uniland Development, Ciminelli Development, McGuire Group and Clover Development.


Even those who are charged with protecting the public need someone who can secure them. Many public entities turn to Great Lakes Building Systems. Our services include the design and implementation of high-end systems for both fire protection and security. We serve all levels of government: federal, state and local. We are an authorized New York State GSA-listed contractor.

Our clients include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Burro of Investigation (FBI), Ontario County, Onondaga County, Town of Batavia, Town of Greece and numerous local fire departments.


From large shopping centers to smaller boutiques, we protect business owners from damage and theft.

Our clients included the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, West Herr Auto Group and numerous retail outlets.


We design and engineer systems that meet the specifications of some of the nation’s largest hotel chains, including design, installation and service requirements.

Our clients include: Embassy Suites, Hilton Gardens, Hyatt, Curtiss Hotel, Westin and Residence Inns.

Dedicated Support Team

Not only great theme but we also provide the best support.