The Premier Electrical Contractor in New York

The Premier Electrical Contractor in New York

Today we talk about Lippolis Electric, Inc. and we sit down with the Executive Director, Strategic Planning & Business Development, John Predham to learn more about the Company.

Industry: Diversified industries

Location: New York

Employees: 475

Tell us about your company. What kind of product or service do you provide?

Lippolis Electric, Inc. is a family-owned and operated electrical contracting company with offices in New York City, Pelham and Pawling, NY.  In business for more than 35 years, we have earned a solid reputation for being one of the premier multi-faceted electrical contracting business in the New York and 5 Boroughs, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Rockland  and the Hudson Valley area providing unwavering integrity, top-quality safety standards, innovative ideas and superior electrical services at competitive prices.

We are a leader in providing complex and large-scale electrical construction as well as residential, commercial, green energy and inspection and maintenance services.  The various divisions and services tackle the complex issues in today’s changing market place and provides customers with state- of- the- art electrical testing, pre-construction engineering and energy efficient solutions for both their businesses and their homes. Our clients include those in the retail, healthcare, hospitals, pharmacy, institutional facilities, food service, senior living facilities, high-rise apartments, luxury condos, single and multi-family apartment dwellings, department stores/malls, electronics, fast food services, shopping centers, food and beverage, supermarket/ grocery stores, hotels and schools and universities.

Lippolis Electric, Inc. has a long-standing tradition of commitment to their customers. Our abilities to meet the challenges of residential, commercial and energy efficiency projects that require specialized and professional support, are far superior to the competition.  We have the proven ability to provide quality service to meet project requirements on time and within budget.  We embrace our mission statement, “we can do it all”, from changing a light bulb to wiring a skyscraper. And all of our jobs come with a personal guarantee.

We are respected for our management and construction expertise on all phases of commercial electrical projects from beginning to completion. A valuable partner in the construction of electrical infrastructure projects, we have an excellent reputation of working with our clients and vendors. We attribute our longevity to a very sincere commitment to safety, quality work and customer satisfaction, which has helped make us the electricians of choice in New York City and surrounding 5 boroughs, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and Westchester, Rockland and the Hudson Valley area.

How many employees does your company currently have? Where is your office located?

We have approximately 475 employees.

Do you have office in different states?

No.  We have our corporate offices located in Pelham, Manhattan and Pawling, New York.

What inspired the business and where is your company today?

Lippolis Electric, Inc. (LEI)is located in Pelham, New York was founded in 1984 by Carmine Lippolis and his brother-in-law and friend for 15 years, Charles Small. They decided to combine their talents and expertise in the electrical and the contracting fields and start a business.  From its humble start, LEI has grown over the past 35 years to become a multi-faceted electrical contracting business and one of the most respected electrical contractors in the tri-state area.

LEI provides a wide range of electrical construction services for all types of projects from small to large complex and large-scale electrical systems.  Our superior workmanship, innovation and unwavering dedication have helped us to become a sought-after electrical contractor on diverse projects.

Today, we are focusing on using state of the art technology in the construction industry to manage our projects ensuring that safety and quality is our top priorities. Our management team excels in the process of delivering our project on time and on budget.

In which geographic area did you complete the majority of your projects?

Most of the projects completed have been in the tri-state area – Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Westchester, Rockland and the Hudson Valley area.

Is your company specialized in completing projects in a specific industry, e.g. Food & Beverage?

Our projects have been in diversified industries from small to large scale projects for all industries.

Tell us about one specific project you worked on and which challenges you solved?

Hampton Inn in Yonkers, NY was our first design-build project.  We had the ability to provide input into the design and implementation of the project. Working as a team, we were allowed the opportunity to work through the design phase to help our client work on the project from its inception ensuring a successfully completed project.  We were able to work with other contractors, engineers and specialty trade contractors to prose best-value solutions for various construction on elements before the design was completed.

Which milestones are you planning to achieve in the next 12 months?

The company plans are to enter the retail fit out space in the very near new future. In addition, we would like to expand the geographical footprint throughout the Northeast.

What do you like most about 4URSPACE?

4URSPACE provides Lippolis Electric, Inc. with the opportunity to build relationships with contractors and vendors who we may not have had the opportunity to do so in the past, partner with business owners who have been successful in the industry for many years and have introductions to new potential clients especially in the retail space. 


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