Fire Safety Alarms, Inc. is a well-established organization that specializes in fire protection engineering, fire alarm design and fire alarm installation, service, and maintenance.

Edwin F. Jennings

(Founder, Retired)

A former Battalion Chief FDNY (1949 – 1979) and past President of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association AFL- CIO (1968 – 1979), Edwin has provided fire protection consulting service to the real estate industry since 1979 in connection with the High Rise Fire Safety Law, Local Law 5/73. In 1981, he expanded Fire Safety Alarms Inc. operations to provide fire alarm system design, installation and service/maintenance.


Michael F. Jennings

President – Over 35 Years’ experience in the New York City Fire Alarm industry. Holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Florida International University. Overall responsibility of all business operations of FSA. Holds NICET Level IV certification in the field of Fire Protection Engineering, subfield of Fire Alarm Systems (certification #082149); Fire Alarm System installation, service, and maintenance license holder in the State of New York (license #12000028978); and New Jersey (34FA00134400). Holds New York City Fire Department S-97 Certificate of Fitness (certification # 86366598); holds principal certificate of fitness for New York City Fire Department expeditor (certification #864455083). Member of the New York City Fire Alarm Association, Automatic Fire Alarm Association, and National Fire Alarm Association.

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Robert E. Jennings

Secretary/Treasurer, officer and co-principal of Fire Safety Alarms, Inc. Employed since 1986, Robert has complete responsibility of all financial aspects of business activities. He controls and satisfies Accounts payable, Accounts Receivable, Employee Payroll, Corporate Taxes & prepares all required reports and information documents. He deals directly with actuarial consultants on FSA employee pension plan & prepares & distributes annual statements. Robert is directly involved in establishing and enforcing company polices and co-authored FSA employee handbook. All aspects of building management of FSA offices and tenants are governed under Robert’s direction.


Robert Derian

Head Estimator – employed by FSA since 2001. With over 30 years’ experience in the New York City Fire Alarm Industry, Robert has overall responsibility of project costs from review and approval of engineered plans and specifications, preparation of detailed proposals, wiring diagram, submittals and coordination with field installation/technical personnel to completion of projects in preparation of New York City Fire Department inspection. Robert works closely with building managers, property managers and building owners in the varied needs of the industry with regards to all aspects of Fire Safety and projects costs. Robert’s expertise in the industry is well respected by employees, contractors and clients alike. Please feel free to contact Robert with any Fire safety related issues you may have.


Kenneth Johnson

Compliance Manager – Over 25 Years’ in the Fire and Life Safety industry. Ken has a proven record in all aspects of his field and has implemented many strategic changes in sales, customer service and code compliancy. Holds State of New Jersey fire Alarm and Burglar Licenses; Holds New York City Fire Department S-98 Certificate of Fitness (certification #87060265); Holds New York City Fire Department Expeditor Certificate of Fitness. (certification #85538882) and is OSHA certified.


Sean Burns

Operations Manager – Employed by Fire Safety Alarms, Inc. since 2003. Responsible for coordination of day-to- day operations, scheduling of all field installation activities and ensuring all FSA technicians have proper training/certifications for related job duties. Sean is also responsible for screening of all new hires and ensuring they are properly trained on FSA installation and maintenance procedures. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business from American University (2003) and a Master’s Degree in Construction Management from Stevens Institute of Technology (2011). Holds New York City Fire Department S-98 Certificate of Fitness, FDNY and DOB expeditor certifications. Manufacturer certified in EST-2 and EST-3 Installation and Programming. Member of New York Fire Alarm Association. OSHA certified (10HR Certificate). Please feel free to contact Sean for any scheduling, FSA personnel-related or building staff-training related issues.

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Patrick Jennings

Business Operations Manager – Responsible for employing strategies to ensure the company’s growth, controlling company costs & expenses, analyzing all financial aspects of FSA & re-engineering internal business practices.  Patrick graduated from Susquehanna University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing and also received his M.B.A. in Finance from Seton Hall University in 2016. Contact Patrick at