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Tyler Technologies' Journey to $1 Billion in Revenue

With its most recent financial filings, Tyler Technologies has officially hit a major milestone: For the first time, it has topped $1 billion in annual revenue. Here's a look at the company's past 20 years.

Tyler Technologies, perhaps the single largest state and local government tech vendor in the U.S., has just hit a big milestone: In 2019, the company topped $1 billion in revenue for the first time.

The company's history is largely defined by its acquisitions. Though it has existed in one form or another since 1966, Tyler really got into the government tech market in February 1998 when it acquired three companies in the space — Business Resources Corporation, The Software Group Inc., and Interactive Computer Designs.

Since then, the company has grown until it found itself with a hand in many, many areas of government work. Tyler Technologies has software for enterprise resource planning, courts and public safety, permitting and land use, education, fleet management and more.

Focusing on just the past two decades, here is Tyler Technologies' journey to $1 billion.

And here is a table of all acquisitions Tyler reported in its SEC filings during that time period:

Acquired company Year Purchase price (approx.) Description (from SEC filings)
Capitol Commerce Reporter 2000 $3,000,000 Public records research, document retrieval, filing and information services
Eden Systems 2003 $14,000,000 Financial, personnel and citizen services systems for local governments
MazikUSA 2006 $7,100,000 Student Information System for K-12 schools
TACS 2006 $7,100,000 Software products to manage public sector pension funds
EDP Enterprises 2007 $2,500,000 Financial and student information and management systems for public school districts in Texas
Advanced Data Systems 2007 $2,500,000 Fund accounting solutions, primarily in New England
School Information Systems 2008 $11,100,000 Full suite of student information and financial management systems for K-12 schools
VersaTrans Solutions 2008 $7,800,000 Student transportation management software solutions for school districts and school transportation providers across North America
Olympia Computing Company (Schoolmaster) 2008 $7,800,000  
KPL (Parker-Lowe & Associates) 2009 $700,000 Scanning and retrieval software and related services for land record and social services offices in local governments primarily in the North Carolina area
Assessment Evaluation Services 2009 $1,100,000 Integrated property appraisal solutions, specializes in applications that deal with the unique provisions of the California Revenue and Taxation Code
Wiznet 2010 $9,500,000 Electronic document filing solutions for courts and law offices throughout the United States
Windsor Management Group 2011 $16,400,000 Suite of financial and human capital management software solutions to the K-12 education market, primarily in the Southwest
EnerGov Solutions 2012 $13,300,000 Enterprise permitting, land management, licensing and regulatory software solutions for governmental agencies
Computer Software Associates 2012 $9,400,000 Reseller of Tyler's Infinite Visions school enterprise solution, and sells proprietary CSA tax and recording solutions to county governments, primarily in the Northwest
UniFund 2012 $4,600,000 Enterprise resource planning solutions to schools and local governments, primarily in the Northeast, also a reseller of Tyler's Infinite Visions school enterprise solution
Akanda Innovation 2012 $2,900,000 Web-based solutions to the public sector which are integrated with Tyler's property tax software
SoftCode 2014 $3,500,000 Civil process management software, typically for county sheriff departments
New World Systems 2015 $337,500,000 Public safety and financial solutions for local governments
Brazos Technology 2015 $6,100,000 Mobile hand held solutions primarily to law enforcement agencies for field accident reporting and electronically issuing citations
ExecuTime 2016 $7,400,000 Time, attendance and advanced scheduling software solutions
Digital Health Department 2017 $3,900,000 Environmental health software, offering a software-as-a-service solution for public health compliance and inspections processes 2017 $7,000,000 Online dispute resolution for government and commercial entities
SceneDoc 2018 $6,200,000 Mobile-first, software-as-a-service field reporting for law enforcement agencies
TradeMaster (MobileEyes) 2018 $5,300,000 Software to improve public safety by supporting fire prevention and suppression, emergency response, and structural safety
CaseloadPRO 2018 $9,300,000 Fully featured probation case management system
Socrata 2018 $147,600,000 Open data and data-as-a-service solutions including cloud-based data integration, visualization, analysis, and reporting solutions for federal, state and local government agencies
Sage Data Security 2018 $11,600,000 Suite of services that supports an entire cybersecurity lifecycle, including program development, education and training, technical testing, advisory services, and digital forensics
MP Holdings Parent (MicroPact) 2019 $203,700,000 Commercial off-the-shelf solutions, including entellitrak®, a low-code application development platform for case management and business process management used extensively in the public sector
MyCivic 2019 $3,700,000 Software solutions to connect communities
Courthouse Technologies 2019 $19,000,000 Jury management systems that offers fully integrated, end-to-end software-as-a-service solution to manage all facets of juror management, from source list generation to juror processing and payment
Ben Miller is the associate editor of data and business for Government Technology. His reporting experience includes breaking news, business, community features and technical subjects. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, and lives in Sacramento, Calif.