Forsythe Technology

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Forsythe Technology, Inc.
Type Employee-owned
Industry IT services and Computer hardware
Founded Skokie, Illinois (1971 (1971))
Founders Rick Forsythe
Jim McArthur
Headquarters Skokie, Illinois, USA
Number of locations 50 (2014)
Area served Worldwide
Key people William P. Brennan, President & CEO
Revenue IncreaseUS$ 1,109.2 million (2011)[1]
Operating income IncreaseUS$ 19.7 million (2011)
Total assets IncreaseUS$ 481.7.0 million (2011)
Total equity IncreaseUS$ 58.7 million (2011)
Employees 1000 (2014)
Subsidiaries Forsythe Federal Solutions Corp.
Forsythe International, Inc.
Forsythe McArthur Associates, Inc.
Forsythe Solutions Group, Inc.
Forsythe Technology Canada, Inc.
Information Security Technology, Inc. (IST)
Forsythe Data Centers Inc.
Mentora Group.
SOS Security.
Synnefo Technology Solutions.

Forsythe Technology, Inc. is a IT infrastructure, professional services and financial services company located in Skokie, Illinois.


The company was founded in 1971 under the name Forsythe McArthur. With $200 in capital and a telephone on a dining room table as an office, founder Rick Forsythe and partner Jim McArthur start the company. In 1980, Jim McArthur sells his half of the company to Rick Forsythe. In 1982, Forsythe opens its first two offices outside of Illinois—in Georgia and Wisconsin. In 1988, the employee stock ownership program is established. In 2006, employees purchased the company from Rick Forsythe. In 2013, Forsythe reported its 43rd consecutive profitable year, with revenues of $1.1 billion.


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