Watsco, Inc.

Watsco, Inc.

Watsco, Inc.

Date Founded



2665 South Bayshore Drive, Suite 901, Miami, FL, 33133, USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Building Products & Construction Materials

Company Description

Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) is the largest distributor of heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC/R) products with 507 locations in 36 states, Puerto Rico, Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded more than 50 years ago as a manufacturer of parts and components for HVAC/R equipment, Watsco entered the distribution segment in 1989 and has become the industry leader with sales of $2.0 billion in 2009. Watsco has 4,000 employees assisting over 50,000 contractors who, in turn, service, repair or replace HVAC/R systems. Watsco meets contractor’s needs by supplying the products required for the four major industry segments: Air conditioners, furnaces and related parts (50%) Air movement products, including ductwork and insulation (25%) Controls, including thermostats and air treatment systems (15%) Refrigeration products (10%).

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February 28, 2020
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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Assistant Secretary

Director & President

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Head-Business Development

Executive Vice President-Planning & Strategy & Secretary

Vice President-Strategic Initiatives

Executive Director

Director Information Technology


Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Watsco, Inc.

Senior Chairman at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Founder at Moss & Associates LLC

Director & President at Watsco, Inc.

Member-Auditing Section at American Accounting Association

Co-Founder at IndieGoGo, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer at Baptist Health South Florida, Inc.

Managing Partner Emeritus at Epstein Becker & Green PC

Principal, Tax at Kaufman Rossin & Co., A Professional Association

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CSIA's SIP Program offers clients a diversified portfolio composed of ETFs, as well as an FDIC-insured cash allocation that is based on the client's stated investment objectives and risk tolerance. The portfolio of ETFs includes up to 20 asset classes across stocks, fixed income, real estate, and commodities. The SIP Program is designed to monitor a client's portfolio daily and automatically rebalance as needed to keep a client's portfolio consistent with their selected risk profile unless such rebalancing may not be in the best interest of the client. The SIP Program is sponsored by CSIA's affiliate, Schwab Wealth Investment Advisory, Inc., which sets investment policy and parameters and provides administrative and related services for the SIP Program. The SIP Program is also used to provide discretionary portfolio management in the Schwab Intelligent Advisory Program (SIA) sponsored by Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. The SIA Program combines the SIP Program with additional financial planning services provided through Schwab.

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Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management is a registered investment advisor based in Los Angeles, California with approximately $7 billion in assets under management. Our clients include affluent individuals, endowments, foundations, corporations, public funds, and pension plans for who it manages a range of portfolios having a common disciplined, high-quality investment philosophy

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MGAM manages portfolios of publicly traded securities, which consist primarily of common stocks, but may also include other securities, such as ETFs, money funds and other cash accounts, preferred stocks, bonds, debentures, warrants and options. Accounts are primarily concentrated into a limited number of significant investments. The firm's primary strategy is to use fundamental research to identify securities issued by attractive businesses, whose affairs are managed by honest and talented management, that exhibit reinvestment opportunities and capital discipline, and where those securities are selling at reasonable prices. MGAM's investment horizon is long-term and they expect relatively low portfolio turnover. On occasion, the firm may pursue other strategies such as risk arbitrage, spin-offs, and companies in bankruptcy, and hedging.

Recent Transactions
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Watsco, Inc. purchases Alert Labs, Inc. from BDC Venture Capital, Hedgewood, Inc., Intact Ventures, Inc.

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United Technologies Corporation, Watsco, Inc., Carrier Enterprise LLC purchase Russell Sigler, Inc.

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Watsco, Inc. issued USD Common Stock

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Awards & Honors
Rank #581
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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