Regency Lighting is a family-owned and operated company started by childhood friends Mike Goldstone and Ron Regenstreif. From the beginning, we’ve been focused on building a company that doesn’t compromise its priorities in the pursuit of growth. Learn more about our company, values, culture, and causes here.
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When we look back over our 30 year history, we are both amazed and reminded of God’s goodness. Our founders’ personal faith has been the cornerstone of our business, as they have applied our core values to their every decision. We are thankful for the company we have become and look forward to continuing to grow our business.
Regency Enterprises, Inc. began marketing home insulation and solar hot water systems.
The d.b.a., Regency Lighting, was formed, and our first two sales representatives were hired.
Regency Lighting became an Osram Sylvania distributor. Posted revenues were $2.5 million.
Regency Lighting became an exclusive Osram Sylvania distributor with revenues of $4.95 million.
Regency Lighting became a regional lighting distributor by opening its second location in Northern California. Revenues grew to $10.9 million.
Offices were opened in both Atlanta and Dallas, launching Regency into the national marketplace. Posted revenues were $12.9 million.
Regency Lighting expanded our line by becoming a Philips Lighting distributor and expanded our service offering by launching our Construction Service division to support the construction needs of our existing national clients.
Regency Lighting hired our first lighting designer to bring a greater level of expertise to our Construction Services division and provide visual and technical support to our Construction Services clients.
A fifth Regency Lighting location was opened to service the New York/New Jersey metropolitan areas and annual revenues were $37.7 million.
We opened our sixth location in Orlando, FL, with revenues of $62.6 million, and at the end of 2005, we launched our Maintenance Services division to support the maintenance needs of our existing national clients..
Regency Lighting launched our Energy Services division to prepare for the impact of LED on our industry and to assist our clients with simple and reliable retrofit solutions that look great and maximize financial benefit.
Regency Lighting opened its seventh location in Denver, Colorado. Posted revenues were $88.3 million.
Regency Lighting successfully navigated multiple and significant price increases due to shortage of rare earth materials. Posted revenues were $112 million.
Regency Lighting was awarded the business of one of our largest retail customers to date, increasing our posted revenues to $130 million. Regency Lighting opened our first international office in Amsterdam.
Regency Lighting opened our ninth location in Seattle, WA and grew to more than 330 employees while posting record revenues.
Our history tells a part of our story, but you may also be interested in learning more about the way we operate our business.