Forest Electric Corp., an EMCOR Co., has announced that Robert Richardson, senior executive VP, has been named executive in charge of its New York operations. Mr. Richardson is a 34-year veteran of Forest Electric and the New York City construction market. Forest Electric is a wholly owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group, Inc.

In his new position, Richardson will have responsibility for all estimating, business development, and project execution for Forest Electric’s operations in the New York area. Additionally, Richardson will be responsible for enhancing Forest Electric’s strength and capabilities in the marketplace, including development of the company’s growth strategy, and ensuring continued and unparalleled service to its clients.

Forest Electric also announced Rich Lomler as executive VP and the executive in charge of the company’s project execution and operations for the New York area, reporting directly to Richardson. Lomler has more than 20 years of construction experience in the New York construction market, including 17 years with Forest Electric.