Bill Lee remains Chairman of the Board for this third-generation family-owned company
- Perko and Lee to continue collaboration as company continues to grow
- Leadership move precedes physical move into new corporate headquarters
Lee Company has announced that Richard Perko has been named CEO, a position that has been held by Bill Lee, who will remain as Chairman of the Board for the facility and residential services company his grandfather launched in 1944.
“At Lee Company, our mission has always been to create a workplace where employees can thrive, and Richard is a perfect example of that,” says Lee. “He joined our company back in 1996 straight out of college, and worked hard, growing into a leadership role. As president of Lee Company, he has done an exemplary job, as our results over the past 6 years testify.”
In 2015, Lee Company made national headlines with the world’s largest roll-out of wearable technology in enterprise– innovative smart glasses that enable service technicians in the field to provide facility managers with real time view and audio of their work, leading to improved service, repair and maintenance. The company is also in the midst of constructing a new, larger headquarters facility to accommodate its growth.
“This is the most exciting time in our company’s history. Our customers continue to seek our services and are rewarding us with unprecedented growth in all of our business units.” says Perko. “Lee Company is now recognized as a firm that provides comprehensive services for facilities and homes and is known to have the best, brightest people in the industry. Now we have added the latest technology available to expand our ability to provide solutions to our customers in ways they once only imagined.”
About Lee Company Lee Company, a $165 million comprehensive facilities solutions and home services company with over 950 employees, was founded by Leon Lee in 1944. The company’s home services include: heating and air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, home security, home improvements, window replacement and appliance repair. Lee Company also offers facilities services and solutions for companies and organizations in the government, institutional, commercial, health care and industrial areas. Among its many recognitions, Lee Company was recently honored by the Associated General Contractors of America with the 2015 Subcontractor of the Year award in the $10 million+ category.