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Ferry Staff

Officers and Staff

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James J. Ferry IIPresident

BS in Building Construction and Contracting from Purdue University.  Officer of Ferry Electric Company since 1996. Jim serves as a Trustee on the Western Pennsylvania Electrical Employees Benefit Funds, on the Board of Directors for the National Electrical Contractors Association of Western Pennsylvania, the Board of Directors for the Electrical League of Western Pennsylvania, Board of the Chimbotee Foundation, the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Builders Exchange, past Trustee for Landmarks Development Corporation, past member of the Parish Council of St. Thomas More Parish in Bethel Park and currently serves on the Finance Committee for St. Thomas More Parish, Past-President American Subcontractors Association of Western PA, Member and Past Board Member of the Executive Committee of Western PA Chapter of International Association of Electrical Inspectors.

William J. PuhlmanVice President, Estimating & Project Management

Graduate Dean Tech Institute.   Associate Degree in Electrical Technology.  Member EMEA.   Active in the electrical industry since 1980.  With Ferry Electric Company since 1989.  As Vice President Bill oversees Project Management and Estimating office operations and is a Key Executive and Lead Project Manager on the company’s largest projects.

Christian M. SkomskyController, Corporate Treasurer
Timothy J. LaffeyGeneral Superintendent

Tim began his career with Ferry Electric Company in 1987. Graduate IBEW. General Superintendent of field operations for Ferry Electric Company since 2009. As General Superintendent of field operations, Tim oversees manpower, production and safety for Ferry Electric Company.

Historical Management

James J. Ferry

Born 1905. Founded Ferry Electric Company 1926. Passed away 1998. See Firm History.

James R. Ferry

Jim has a BS Industrial Management St. Vincent College. Electrical Engineering Certificate Penn State Extension Program (Day Division). Member of IBEW. Active in the electrical industry starting in 1956 and officer of Ferry Electric Company from 1961. Served on many industry associations and boards.

A Full Service Electrical Contractor - covering Commercial, Institutional and Industrial customers in Western PA for over 85 years.

We install and service Electrical, Power, Lighting, Renewable Energy, Back-up and Emergency power, Voice, Data, Fire Alarm and other related systems in new and existing buildings.

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