Providing Communications & Life Safety Solutions

(804) 267-5673

LORD & Bayer Associates, Inc. is an independent sales and marketing agency with its primary focus being evolving technologies for commercial and residential applications:


  • Access Control

  • Burglar & Fire Alarm Systems

  • Security & Surveillance

  • Integrated Home & Control Technologies

  • Networking & Communications

  • Mass Notification /Voice Evacuation System


Our group is built around an alliance of LORD & Bayer Associates, Inc. (LBA) and MarkTek. 


Gene Bayer, Founder of LORD & Bayer Associates (LBA) based in Richmond, Va., for (25) years has been involved with the sales, design, installation and maintenance of commercial network systems. Graduating from James Madison University in 1983 he worked as a major accounts representative for Cable & Wireless and Sprint.  In 1988 he was one of the founding partners of BAYLAN Communications Inc., a network installation and maintenance firm based in Sterling , Virginia.  In 1993 BAYLAN gave way to the formation of LORD & Bayer Associates. 


Ted Leventhal, President of Marktek, Inc. and based in the Philadelphia, Pa. area,  has a thirty (32) year history in the Electronic Security Industry and a fifteen year history serving manufacturers of the industry with professional level marketing services from direct sales to marketing strategy and implementation. For more about Ted check out his web site:


Although each agency maintains its primary manufacturer relationships we work together in support of one another, and the respective manufacturers, to bring these technologies to market. This is further facilitated through various channels such as wholesale distributors, authorized dealers and design-build contractors throughout our respective markets. 


All products are supported through these channels with certified training courses and de sign-build services, backed by the original manufacturers full warranty.