John Foley

Vice President

Value Delivered

John’s keen understanding of today’s complex electrical installations and demanding scheduling requirements make him a valuable participant in many of the company’s most critical power projects. In fact, he has personally overseen projects for some of the world’s largest data providers, including Telex, British Telecom, Sprint, and Digital Realty. In addition, John further adds value for clients by applying his extensive knowledge of the New York City Building Code, the New York City Electrical Code, and today’s fire alarm codes and installation procedures. The result is safe, high-quality electrical installations delivered consistently on time and on budget to clients’ most exacting specifications.


After joining Forest in 1985 as an apprentice electrician, John spent 11 years in the field as a foreman and general foreman. He then joined the company’s office staff and worked his way up through positions of increasing responsibility, including project manager, account executive, and assistant superintendent, before taking his current position.

John earned his New York City master electrician’s license in 1998 and has been Forest Electric’s license holder since 2006.

John attended Queens College of the City University of New York and the New York State College of Labor Studies.

The Personal Side

John and his family live on Long Island, where he enjoys restoring cars and attending his son’s many sports activities.