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Our History

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1919:
David Barth and Bernard Gross join to establish the Barth-Gross Electric Company in Long Island City, focusing on motor repair and installation.

1930:
Company relocates to 110 West 26th Street.

1948:
David's son, Stanley, joins the company full-time.

1957:
Barth-Gross named one of two electrical contractors for construction of the Tishman Building at 666 Fifth Avenue.

1975:
Stanley's son, Roy, joins the company after earning a Masters degree in electrical engineering.

1980s:
Barth-Gross becomes the first electrical contractor in New York City to hold more than one license.

1985:
Company does some of the first fiber-optic installations at locations including JFK airport, Union Carbide and Johnson & Johnson.

1995:
Company is selected to build and install antennas for New York City's 911 system located atop Brooklyn's Metro Tech Center.

2000:
Client services are expanded to include more technology based installations. Some of the most well known firms tap Barth-Gross to install energy saving Building Management Systems and telephone, data and security systems.

2004:
Barth-Gross installs updated security systems at the landmark Empire State Building.

2008:
Installed the building management system at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to controlling the building's security and climate, it also monitors the air quality in different research labs to ensure the integrity of the experiments and the safety of the staff.

2010:
Installed security cameras throughout Boro of Manhattan Community College's North and South Buildings using POE (Power Over Ethernet) technology.

To our clients who have been part of our history – we thank you.
To those who are not yet working with us, we would be honored to have you be part of our future.