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City of Mount Vernon


To deliver products and services to the expanding Downtown revitalization area in the city of Mount Vernon in New York.

Sentinel Technology Services International, Inc. has brought together a group of companies that deliver the most modern, cutting edge, energy efficient line of products for commercial businesses & municipalities. As a group of businesses committed to the revitalization of Mt. Vernon, we will mentor, educate, train & hire local constituents. Our training program will become the standard in sustainable workforce. We will meet our goal of creating a better environment by constructing smart, intelligent, sustainable buildings, all while creating good paying 'green jobs' in our community within the City of Mount Vernon.

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McKissack & McKissack

On Thursday August 11, 2022, Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard welcomed McKissack & McKissack, the nation's oldest minority and woman-owned design and construction firm, to The City of Mt. Vernon. McKissack & McKissack, a 117-year-old company based in New York City and Philadelphia for the past three decades, formally opened its regional office at 12 East Third St. Attending the opening ceremony was Cheryl McKissack Daniel, who leads the company with more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. During her tenure as the company’s President and CEO, she has overseen more than 6,000 projects.

Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard remarked that “It is now time for us to set a vision that includes… rendering of a community that is being equitably developed; neighborhoods that connect and are not divided.” Speaking of a community workforce program

McKissack Daniel said that "...a major activity at the Mount Vernon office will be to build a construction workforce using local residents…”

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Royal Power Energy, Inc

Royal Power Energy, Inc. has also opened a regional office within the City of Mount Vernon, located directly in Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard’s MLK 3rd & 3rd and 4th Ave Just City Corridor Initiative. Sentinel Technology has entered into a contractual agreement for the rights to be the authorized Lower Hudson Valley distribution and sales representative of Royal Power's EPRI Labs certified OmniPower™ Power Factor Correction System.

Benefits of adopting the OmniPower™ solution include:

✔︎ Reduction of a facilities monthly electric bill by 20-40%

✔︎ Reduction of Co2 emissions by up to 20%

✔︎ Eliminate spikes & harmonics within a facility

✔︎ Deliver “clean power” & reduce maintenance on critical equipment

Royal Power's OmniPower™ Power Factor Correction System is the only system in existence that:

✔︎ Automatically analyzes power factor efficiency.

✔︎ Dynamically detects and adjusts power factor to a perfect >0.98 PF.

✔︎ 24/7/365 continuous remote monitoring with real-time alert and system reporting


The Hilb Group/Avanti

In November 2022, Avanti Associates, a member of The Hilb Group, joined The Sentinel Consortium of Companies. They have opened a regional office at 12 E Third Street in Mt. Vernon, NY, and will be a long-term fixture in The City of Mount Vernon.

With a combined 30 years of experience, Avanti Associates offers the highest standards of insurance service in Westchester County and the entire NY/NJ/CT tristate area. Featured Insurance Services include General Liability, Workers Compensation, Umbrella/Excess Liability, Commercial Auto, Cyber Liability, Contractors Equipment, Bonds & Property Insurance.


RTG Lighting, Inc

This 18 year old commercial lighting company represents all major LED Lighting & Lighting Controls manufacturers such as Acuity Brands, Lithonia, Sylvania, Philips & Hubbell. They supply energy efficient Lighting & Electrical products for projects large & small.

Senior Management at RTG Lighting, Inc. have worked on large Healthcare, University, Banking & Transportation Projects. From simple supplier relationships to more involved design-build projects, they have the experience, and know how.


Sentinel Development & Construction, Inc

A division under the Sentinel umbrella that serves as the parent company to a 3-part business model, that includes development, building and managing projects.

Grounded and vetted in 30+ years of business in Demolition, Renovation, Design/Build, New construction, and Property Management/Maintenance; we continuously act on our vision of sustainability, efficiency, and economic impact.

Sentinel Development and Construction has pioneered the technology space by building and designing Westchester County's first Affordable SMART Homes, to advancing the paradigm for how seniors aspire to improve their standards of living in our quality senior facilities.


Sentinel Vocational Apprentice Training (SVAT)

SVAT is the registered 501(c)(3) non-profit Training & Workforce Development group under the Sentinel umbrella. SVAT will hire & train residents & stakeholders from the Mount Vernon community. Job Training will be the primary focus of SVAT as they will build a workforce that is skilled at:

✔︎ Trainer(s) for EV Charging Stations (Pre & Post Installation)

✔︎ Commercial Lighting & Solar Solutions Sales & Support

✔︎ Fixture Assembly & prep Technicians

✔︎ Project & Property Management

✔︎ Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC

✔︎ Construction Management

✔︎ NOC (Network Operations Center) Technicians

A further priority of SVAT will be to integrate, as part of their education program, Mount Vernon's City School District's STEAM (Science, Technical, Arts, Engineering & Math) Program to give students real world application to classroom taught ideas.



sipIQ offers Telecommunications services & products. Primary among their offering is a secure Hosted UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), Business Phone System, operating in their private secure cloud network.

sipIQ also offers High Speed Internet, Fiber, SIP Trunk service & an industry unique "Emergency Phone System Backup" service, that automatically takes over in the event of a phone system going down or a disaster at a business location.


Lumen Architectural Group Inc

Lumen is an engineering, design & construction firm. From predesign services to development & construction Lumen has created smart, flexible and affordable services.

Their team of design experts will go out of their way to customize offerings to meet their clients demands. From start to finish, they take you through every step of the process, and all the way to a stunning result.


Sentinel Electric, Inc

Sentinel Electric is a fully accredited electrical firm with a Master Electrician license in the 5-Boroughs of New York City and Westchester County.

✔︎ Licensed Electrical Contractor

✔︎ NYC & Westchester Master Electricians

✔︎ Turnkey Electrical Installation


RealTime Consulting Group, LLC (RCG)

RCG is experienced in Business, IT & Telecommunications Consulting. Products & services offered include:

✔︎ Grant & Business Plan Writing

✔︎ Website Development & Creation

✔︎ High Speed internet


✔︎ UCaaS

✔︎ Healthcare Solutions (SafeTOUCH® UVC door lever)


Heritage Properties/Weichert Realtors

Heritage Properties is a perfect fit for The Sentinel Consortium of Companies, as they offer the following services:

✔︎ Licensed Real Estate Broker

✔︎ Property Acquisition

✔︎ Commercial & Residential


QFI Management

QFI Management is a full-service property management company managing properties of all sizes; ranging from multi-family houses and elevated buildings, to condominium complexes and commercial properties.

We are a trusted management firm that is highly motivated in ensuring successful rental/owner properties.

Working with various county and city housing agencies, the QFI team helps to track rent and manage vacancies to minimize loss; show available properties to prospective tenants and perform background checks.

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