Larry Heimrath left and Joe Fusco his nephew and the fourth generation in the familyowned business have used their street smarts to build what they say is the largest familyowned electrical supply house headquartered in Manhattan Photo by Jim Lucy

Larry Heimrath (left) and Joe Fusco, his nephew and the fourth generation in the family-owned business, have used their street smarts to build what they say is the largest family-owned electrical supply house headquartered in Manhattan.

Masters of the New York Minute

For G&G Electric Supply’s Larry Heimrath and Joe Fusco, there’s no place quite like New York and with the city’s renaissance, no better time to be an electrical distributor in the Big Apple.

Electrical distributors who thrive in Manhattan are a different breed. They are first and above all survivors. In the past 15 years, they survived Hurricane Sandy, which shut off power to an estimated 200,000-plus customers in Manhattan, and many times that number in the city’s four other boroughs. They survived the horrors of 9/11 and a recession that decimated Wall Street’s financial industry with mass layoffs. On top of these crises, they must deal with the day-to-day aggravation of

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