Who We Are
Established in 1978 by Benedict J. Buono Jr., Buono Pest Control Company Inc. was designed to provide a valuable service with an alternative to unnecessary chemical applications in our environment. Starting a small family business, he believed in family first and that meant bringing the values, ethics, and health concerns into his business and to our clients. This is still how we conduct our business today. Specializing in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) since 1982, we stopped the routine spraying and started servicing all clients using the IPM system. This system has provided quality pest control to all our Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, and Residential clients with a specialty in research facilities, vivariums and sensitive care areas. We are a socially-conscious company. We have designed a proficient program with our clients to reduce, suppress, and eliminate pests while keeping in mind concerns about health, government regulations, the environment, and concerns of our clients.
Marillian Buono Missiti, President
Marillian received a B.A. from Lesley University in Management and received the Purdue University's Pest Management Certification. Marillian has over 25 years experience in the pest control industry and is past President of the New England Pest Management Association and 2015 recipient of the Bartlett Eldredge Award. She also served on the board of directors for the Watertown-Belmont Chamber of Commerce and currently is Chair of the Professional Women in Pest Management of New England.
Steven A. Buono, Chief Operating Officer
Steve has over 30 years experience in the pest control industry. Steve's experience in the field of construction has extended the company's reach into exclusion and repair. His experience in construction enables him to specialize in environmentally friendly pest exclusion. His personality, strong ethics and a desire to assure quality service has been a perfect fit to communicate to clients as well as educating and training employees.
Hasan Meyers, Field Manager
Hasan has been with Buono Pest Control for over 10 years and manages our service technicians who perform on-site routine services of residential and commercial accounts. He oversees the scheduling and training of the service technicians, assists on service contracts, and directs support services with our clients. His professional mission is to ensure that all clients expectations are met, utilizing his great customer service and quick response.
Benedict J. Buono Jr., Founder
Ben was born and raised in Waltham, MA, the oldest of nine children. Ben graduated from Newton North High School and then attended Santa Barbara City College. He joined the Army in 1967 and served in Germany in 1968 and in Vietnam in 1969. Ben liked biology and with his Boy Scout and military training, pest control was a great fit. He started his business, Buono Pest Control in 1978 in Belmont, MA. One of his proudest moments was being President of the New England Pest Management Association from 1995-1996 and winning a Bart Eldredge award in 2004.
Specializing in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) since 1982, Buono Pest Control stopped the routine spraying and started servicing all clients using the IPM system. This system has continued to provide quality pest control to all our Commercial, Institutional, Industrial, and Residential clients.
Our Professional Associations
To stay abreast and informed in our industry, Buono Pest Control is a member of the New England Branch of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Watertown Belmont Chamber of Commerce, the National Pest Management Association, the New England Pest Management Association (of which Ben Buono was past President 1995-1996 and Marillian Missiti was past President 2011-2012 ), the Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides, Bio-Integral Resources Center, NPMA Quality Pro and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program. Our professionally trained personnel and Certified Technicians are ready to safely service your pest and rodent control needs. We continue to be active in the development and education of Integrated Pest Management principals. In 2018, Buono Pest Control was certified as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) with the Supplier Diversity Office ("SDO") with the state of Massachusetts.