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Founders Message

From our humble beginnings in 2002 as a one-man electrical shop, Horsepower Electric has grown into one of the tri-state region’s largest and most established electrical contracting powerhouses.

With steady and mature growth we have accomplished tremendous things over the years. From powering up New York City’s towering skyscrapers to maintaining the complex power grids of countless commercial entities across the region, our team prides itself on being one of the industry’s leading electrical contractors—and for good reason.

We at horsepower strive to serve each client with integrity, reliability, and professionalism. From high-rise to high-profile, we offer a plethora of electrical service and maintenance solutions that are both trustworthy and efficient.

Having worked on dozens of prominent construction developments with some of the most established developers in the business, Horsepower Electric is steadily raising the bar in the contracting industry and, quite literally, changing the face of New York City’s shimmering skyline.

With a solid line of credit, strong cash reserves and a $300 million bonding capacity from Zurich, we’re able to tackle any job, of any size, in any economy.

But this is only the beginning. There are many more developments on the corporate horizon that will continue propelling horsepower into the next phase of success.

We invite you to join us as we continue to make waves in the world of electrical contracting.


Joel N. Weber – CEO / Visionary
Yanky Leonorovitz – COO / Integrator

Core Values

  • Genuinely Caring

    About the job, about our clients, about each other

  • Strong Work Ethic

    It’s not a daily chore; it’s a lifelong passion

  • Strive for excellence

    Don’t just aim to be better...Ambitiously aim to be
    the best

  • 100% Responsibility

    Seeing things through; taking ownership from start to finish

  • Loyalty & Honesty

    You can’t buy loyalty; you simply need to show it

  • Can-do Attitude

    Change “I can’t” into “I can”... and soon you’ll say “I did”

Talented People

With a clear vision and relentless determination, the seasoned executives at Horsepower have steadily led the company into higher dimensions of success, year after year.

  • Joel N. Weber

    (CEO / Visionary)

    2002 - Present
  • Yanky Leonorovitz

    (COO / Integrator)

    2004 - Present
  • Rahul Nischal

    (HR / Employee Relations)

    2016 - Present
  • Esti Leonorovitz

    (Admin / Finance)

    2009 - Present
  • Shimshon Friedman

    (Office Operations Executive)

    2011 - Present
Rafting Trip
Summer Carnival
Holiday Party
Biking trip
Rafting trip 2
State of the Company
Company BBQ

Work hard, play hard

We put our heart and soul into every single component of Horsepower. When we’re working on site, we give it our all. When we’re celebrating our successes, we bring that same energy - and do it with style. From company rafting trips to gala holiday parties; from summer carnivals to winter getaways; leave it to Horsepower to raise the bar even higher… inside and outside the workplace.

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What we do

Building professional and efficient electrical systems

Jobsite Safety

Horsepower is committed to workplace safety and accident prevention. In addition to holding continuous training sessions aimed at preventing job-site injuries, we believe in protecting and preserving facilities, property and equipment to ensure the safety of our environment... for employees and clients alike.

  • Mandatory employee safety training classes

  • Brand-name safety gear & equipment utilized

  • On-site osha authorized safety instructor

  • Zero tolerance employee drug policy

  • Aggressive injury prevention program


  • Innovation

    With mindset-linking and forward-thinking, our team is constantly looking to adapt the newest industry innovations to improve Horsepower's speed, precision, and efficiency.

  • Growth

    We believe that constant growth and improvement is crucial to maintaining our industry edge. Our team is learning and advancing... and we're always focused on surpassing what we’ve already achieved.

  • Technology

    In every area of our business—be it technical, operational or administrative—we tap into the power of modern technology. We know which hi-tech solutions work... and when.


  • Led Lighting & Illumination Programs

  • Renewable energy & leed solutions

  • Solar Programs & geothermal technology

  • Climate controls for mechanical systems

  • Power-saving lighting control applications


"The road to success is always under construction"

  • 2002

    Humble Beginings

    Horsepower is founded by Joel N. Weber and begins operations in small Brooklyn basement; initial jobs involve hanging chandeliers in local homes.

  • 2003


    Joel N. Weber meets fellow electrician Yanky Leonorovitz; the two begin referring electrical contracting jobs to one another.

  • 2004


    To maximize growth potential, Joel and Yanky unite as partners and open new Horsepower office at 821 McDonald Avenue in Brooklyn.

  • 2005


    Horsepower awarded first large commercial electrical job at the new Jimmy Jazz retail superstore in Green Acres Mall.

  • 2006


    Awarded first institutional service job for The United States Federal Bureau of Prisons .

  • 2007


    Awarded 70,000 square foot project in Queens NY; upscale catering hall, Elite Palace.

  • 2008


    Opened in-house engineering department with full-time drafter to oversee larger projects. Leased larger 1,700 sq ft facility at 4109 Fort Hamilton Parkway to accommodate growing staff

  • 2009


    Featured on Discovery Channel reality show “Construction Intervention” for the Blarney Stone Bar with celebrity designer Libby Langdon. Completed first high-rise project in Manhattan at 2182 3rd Avenue with Muss Development. Revamped organizational structure with new Brooklyn and Manhattan divisions.

  • 2010


    Completed wiring for Plaza Hotel Retail Mall and Plaza Food Hall for celebrity chef Todd English. Wired up electrical systems for Modell’s flagship store in Manhattan’s Times Square. Restructured Horsepower internal divisions: High-Rise division; Fit Out division; and Service division.

  • 2011


    Horsepower contracted by the Chetrit Group for the Columbus Square Towers project. A three tower project on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Rewired landmark Pitkin Avene Theater Center; pre-century era building converted into elite private charter school.

  • 2012


    Awarded contract for El Ad Properties; upscale condo development in Manhattan at 250 West Street. Awarded contract by Related Companies for 529 West 29 Street development adjacent to Hudson Yards.

  • 2013


    Impressive 47 story, high-rise project completed for Lalezarian Properties at 313 Gold Street Brooklyn, NY. Purchased larger, new 12,000 sq. ft. corporate facility at 188 21 Street to maintain company growth.

  • 2014


    Levine Builders awards Horsepower with new residential high rise project at 2 North 6th Street, Brooklyn NY. A water front 40 story tower with 554 units, situated over 513,000 sf. Horsepower is awarded contract for 22-22 Jackson Ave in LIC with Triton Construction. A distinctive residential project built with a pixelated concrete façade.

  • 2015


    Awarded 1.2 million sq. ft. project at 1 Manhattan Square by Lendlease and Extell Development. Horsepower awarded BAM South project Brooklyn, NY with Two Tress Development. 32 Story mixed use building featuring iconic retail stores Apple & Whole Foods.

  • 2016


    Awarded contract for 700,000 sq. ft. Brooklyn Navy Yard project by Gilbane, Boston Properties & Rudin Mgmt. Purchased and converted 20,000 sq. ft. corporate facility at 4101 1st Avenue. Created HR department to accommodate growing staff and recruit new talent.

  • 2017


    Awarded “Jamaica Crossing” project with CNY group and BRP Companies, a 600,000 sf residential bldg. in Queens NY. Awarded City Point project with Lendlease and Extell, a 718,000 sf, 57 story residential tower in Brooklyn. Joined Local 363 Union



    Continually illuminating the rapidly shifting New York City skyline by developing our team and crafting lifelong relationships…

By the Numbers

  • Professional Team Members

  • Service & Maintenance Calls in the past 12 months

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    Square Footage of Recent Hi Rise Projects

  • Major Projects Completed Since Inception

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    Revenue Increase the past 3 years

Client testimonials

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