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SMS Assist is a company which provides an SMS proprietary technology platform. The company offers a range of services including exterior maintenance, facilities maintenance, interior maintenance, and property management services. 
TypePrivate
Founded1999
HQChicago, IL, US
Websitesmsassist.com
Employee Ratings3.3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)739
Job Openings298
Revenue (Y, 2016)$500 M
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at SMS Assist

Marc Shiffman

Marc Shiffman

Chief Executive Officer, President, and Board Member
Jianqing Zhao

Jianqing Zhao

Chief Technology Officer
Michael Rothman

Michael Rothman

Chairman of the Board & Founder
Kevin McDunn

Kevin McDunn

Chief Product Officer
Andy Brabender

Andy Brabender

Chief Revenue Officer
Jason Moos

Jason Moos

Vice President of Finance
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SMS Assist Office Locations

SMS Assist has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
John Hancock Center, 875 N Michigan Ave #2800
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SMS Assist Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1999

SMS Assist total Funding

$255 m

SMS Assist latest funding size

$150 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago

SMS Assist investors

SMS Assist's latest funding round in June 2016 was reported to be $150 m. In total, SMS Assist has raised $255 m. SMS Assist's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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SMS Assist Revenue

SMS Assist's revenue was reported to be $500 m in Y, 2016
USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

500.0m

Market valuation

1.0b
USDY, 2016

Revenue

500.0m
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SMS Assist Operating Metrics

Mar, 2020

Affiliates

20 k

Client Locations

186 k
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SMS Assist Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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SMS Assist Online and Social Media Presence

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SMS Assist Blogs

How salt air is damaging your HVAC units—and what to do about it

With summer winding down, we’re already missing days spent lounging at the beach. But while we’ve been enjoying the salt air, it’s also been causing damage to your HVAC units. Salty water from the ocean contains large amounts of sodium chloride (i.e., salt) particles. Moist air from the sea carries …

For restaurant facilities, some pandemic-era trends are here to stay—here’s our take

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to evolve each day, many businesses are struggling to keep up with the latest public health guidelines. Today, owning or managing a restaurant looks a lot different than it did even a year ago. And it’s made even more difficult because some restrictions diffe…

For retail facilities, some pandemic-era trends are here to stay—here’s our take

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to evolve each day, many businesses are struggling to keep up with the latest public health guidelines. Today, owning or managing a retail business looks a lot different than it did even a year ago. And it’s made even more difficult because some restrictions …

10 tips for running a lean, full-capacity restaurant facilities program

The restaurant world is showing signs of a return to the old familiar. In a number of states throughout the country, restaurant owners and operators are being given the green light to relax or even completely lift capacity restrictions on both outdoor and indoor dining. For restauranteurs, increased…

Ford Motor Company, SMS Assist, and Aflac nab top honors in Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards

This article originally appeared on PRDaily.com. At a time when employee communications has never been more important, many practitioners rose to the occasion during the past year of crisis. Communicators were tasked with helping teams transition to remote work overnight—all while providing constant…

Upgrading a nationwide grocer’s maintenance program

Overview A nationwide grocery chain struggled to maintain consistent, high-quality facilities operations at its 450 locations. Each of the grocer’s locations was responsible for its own facilities maintenance operations. And without a consistent program in place, there were no standards for diagnosi…
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SMS Assist Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was SMS Assist founded?

    SMS Assist was founded in 1999.

  • Who are SMS Assist key executives?

    SMS Assist's key executives are Marc Shiffman, Jianqing Zhao and Michael Rothman.

  • How many employees does SMS Assist have?

    SMS Assist has 739 employees.

  • What is SMS Assist revenue?

    Latest SMS Assist annual revenue is $500 m.

  • What is SMS Assist revenue per employee?

    Latest SMS Assist revenue per employee is $676.6 k.

  • Who are SMS Assist competitors?

    Competitors of SMS Assist include RealPage, Appfolio and Porch.

  • Where is SMS Assist headquarters?

    SMS Assist headquarters is located at John Hancock Center, 875 N Michigan Ave #2800, Chicago.

  • Where are SMS Assist offices?

    SMS Assist has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does SMS Assist have?

    SMS Assist has 1 office.