About Us

Bruce Electric, Inc was established in August of 1994.

We are a union contractor with an extensive market recovery program in the area, which allows us to be very competitive in all project sizes. As a union contractor, we have greater flexibility with our manpower, allowing us to meet your needs. Bruce Electric, Inc has also elected to participate in the Drug-Free Workplace Program which promotes the highest quality safety standards.

Since the inception of Bruce Electric, we have completed a significant number of various sized jobs ranging from $5,000 to $3,000,000. Over the years we have also engaged in many design/build projects.

Bruce Electric is licensed in the cities of Syracuse, Auburn, Oswego, Utica, and reciprocal cities. We are also registered with New York State for fire alarm and security installation. The company is fully insured and bonded.

We are experienced and willing to work in the immediate and surrounding areas of Central New York.

Bruce Electric, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

Who We Are

 Dennis G. VanSlyke

Dennis G. VanSlyke

President

Dennis holds an A.A.S. Degree in electrical technology from Canton Technical College. He has completed the apprenticeship program with IBEW Local 43 and worked as a key employee at Bruce Electric for over 20 years before taking ownership.

Colleen McGraw

Colleen McGraw

Controller / Corporate Officer

Colleen is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Bryant & Stratton College with an AAS degree in accounting. She has been with the company since 2012 and has extensive bookkeeping and accounting experience.

Joe Harmon

Joe Harmon

Warehouse Manager

Since Joe was hired in 2008, he has been a valued member of the Bruce Electric team. Joe has extensive experience in the electrical industry, and effectively manages the warehouse to support all our electricians.

Sal Tummino

Sal Tummino

Service Department Manager / Journeyman Electrician

Sal has been with the company for over 15 years and has over 33 years of electrical experience and knowledge. He is an integral part of the company and can be counted on to complete and effectively manage a large volume of projects at any given time. His dedication to the company and ensuring quality work can be seen in everything he does. Sal is also able to perform smoke alarm certifications.

Bruce Electric employs approximately 25-70 union members depending on the seasonal workload. We have an excellent team of project foreman with many years of experience with competently running job sites. The following leaders are a few of our crew members who demonstrate the skill and professionalism that Bruce Electric can bring to your projects.

Louie Capparelli
Nate Hawley
Matt Wilson
Joe Merritt
Chuck Cramer
Rich Kissell
Joe Michalski
Ryan Scott
Tim Traub