LandCare has was officially sold to its own management team and a small investment group headed by Scott Brickman, who shall serve as chairman of the board for LandCare. Scott Brickman has over 30 years of experience in corperate lawn and landscape managment.
“Our company is owned by landscape professionals that share a deep love for this industry. From our executive team to our branch managers, we will control our destiny and share in the value we create in the future,” said LandCare CEO, Mike Bogan. This marks the 10th big move in our industry this year. “This is a milestone we have worked hard to achieve. We had tremendous partners in Aurora Resurgence, and we are thrilled to move forward with an ownership structure that ensures we keep our long-term vision to build and hold a company with a special culture centered around the employee experience and service to our customers.”
This move comes with a real old school pro. Scott Brickman, CEO of The Brickman Group from 1997 - 2012, said “I am thrilled to be involved again in the industry I grew up in and love, and to back LandCare and so many of my old friends and associates. What excites me most is to be able to support and help guide an organization committed to a culture that puts its team members and customers first.” Brickman has been involved over the years in muitiple national lawn and landscaping companys. He now will move forward to head LandCare as CEO.
Founded in 1999 through a merger between TruGreen and LandCare USA. Origionally it was comprised of over 75 local and regional landscape companies all over the US. They were based under ServiceMaster, from 2000 until 2010, the company was a combination of a slew of product lines to focus on commercial property maintenance before it was sold to private equity company named Aurora Resurgence in mid 2011. Then in late 2014, Aurora Resurgence hired industry veteran and the famed former Brickman Executive Vice President Mike Bogan and rebranded the company under the name LandCare.
LandCare had posted $175 million in revenue during the 2018 season and they ranked in 10th position in Lawn & Landscape Magazine's 2018 Top 100 list. This marks the third sale of a top 100 company in the last 4 years. LandCare has 52 branches nation wide. They are also in over 20 states.