Best Elevator Companies in NYC [For Your Elevator Type]

Top Elevator Companies in NYC

Finding the best elevator company in New York City involves understanding your elevator, your building, and the different types of companies in NYC. Picking a company for elevator maintenance, modernization, repair, or inspections can be a difficult task.

This simple guide will help you find the best company for your specific building and elevator. We built a detailed list which you can sort and filter to find what you need.

Understanding Your Elevator and Your Building

The best company for your building isn’t always the best for your neighbor’s building.


Building type, building usage, elevator age, and elevator type are just a few factors that differ from building to building. These factors help determine the best kind of elevator company for a specific building.

Do you need help understanding your building, elevator, or the type of company best for you? Make sure you check out: The Top 14 Factors to choosing an elevator service company.

Understanding Companies in NYC

Labor Type:

New York City has a unique variety or labor which differs for each company.

  • NYC IUEC Local 1 Elevator Companies: The International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) Local One
  • NYC IBEW Local 3 Elevator Companies: The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Three – “Elevator Division”
  • NYC Non-Union Elevator Companies: Many elevator companies in NYC don’t affiliate with an association of workers.

Company Type:

With the most high-rise buildings in the USA, it’s no surprise that New York City has such a high number of elevator maintenance companies. There are two main types of companies:

  • Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM): Many original elevator manufacturers offer maintenance and repair services to support the equipment they install.
  • Independent: Independent elevator companies service and repair big name brands and focus on non-proprietary equipment for modernization and installations.

Elevator Companies in New York City

Feel free to sort and filter this list as needed. You can also click here to easily get bids for your next elevator project.

Elevator CompanyLabor TypeCompany Type# of EmployeesRepair & MaintenanceMODInspection/ Violation Mgmt.New Install
Admiral ElevatorUnion: Local 3Independentno-dataYesYesYesno-data
Allboro ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent1-10YesYesYesYes
American Elevator and MachineNon-UnionIndependentno-dataYesYesYesYes
Big Apple ElevatorNon-UnionIndependentno-dataYesYesYesno-data
BP ElevatorUnion: Local 3Independent11-50YesYesYesno-data
Brooklyn ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent11-50YesYesYesYes
Centennial Elevator IndustriesUnion: Local 3Independent201-500YesYesYesno-data
Champion ElevatorUnion: Local 1Independentno-dataYesYesYesno-data
Consolidated ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent11-50YesYesYesYes
D & D ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent51-200YesYesYesYes
Dunwell ElevatorUnion: Local 3Independentno-dataYesYesYesno-data
Excel Elevator and EscalatorUnion: Local 1Independent51-200YesYesYesno-data
Fujitec - NYCUnion: Local 1OEM10,000 +YesYesYesYes
Greyhound ElevatorNon-UnionIndependentno-dataYesYesYesYes
Hudson Elevator GroupUnion: Local 1Independent51-200YesYesYesYes
Kone - NYCUnion: Local 1OEM10,000 +YesYesno-dataYes
Liberty ElevatorUnion: Local 1Independent51-200YesYesno-dataYes
Major ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent1-10YesYesYesYes
Mercury ElevatorUnion: Local 1Independent1-10YesYesYesno-data
MGI ElevatorUnion: Local 1Independentno-dataYesYesYesno-data
Midtown ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent1-10YesYesYesYes
Morgan ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent11-50YesYesYesno-data
Noble ElevatorUnion: Local 1Independent11-50YesYesno-dataYes
North American ElevatorNon-UnionIndependentno-dataYesYesYesYes
Nouveau ElevatorUnion: Local 1Independent51-200YesYesno-dataYes
Otis - NYCUnion: Local 1OEM10,000 +YesYesYesYes
Pride and ServiceUnion: Local 3Independent201-500YesYesYesno-data
PS MarcatoUnion: Local 3Independent201-500YesYesYesYes
Schindler - NYCUnion: Local 1OEM10,000 +YesYesno-dataYes
Slade ElevatorUnion: Local 3Independent51-200YesYesYesYes
Superior Elevator TechnologiesUnion: Local 1Independent11-50YesYesYesYes
TEI GroupNon-UnionIndependent201-500YesYesYesYes
ThyssenKrupp - NYCUnion: Local 1OEM10,000 +YesYesno-dataYes
Tri State ElevatorUnion: Local 3Independent11-50YesYesYesYes
Warren ElevatorNon-UnionIndependent11-50YesYesYesYes

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