Founded in 1923, Carey Electric Contracting is a third-generation, family-owned, electrical contracting services company servicing the industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Services include power distribution, lighting, bucket truck services, trenching, underground locating, fire alarm services, generator testing and other specialized offerings.
Carey Electric was first established by Walter Carey in McHenry, Illinois as Carey Appliance. Carey Electric was launched and incorporated in 1958 as its own entity by founder Richard Carey. The company transitioned to its third generation under the leadership of Tom Carey in the late 1980s. Carey is one of the premier electrical contractors in the McHenry, Lake, Kane and Cook county markets in the suburban Chicagoland area just northwest of Chicago, Illinois. Carey's head office is located in McHenry, Illinois.
Carey Electric built its brand around its ability to complete complex projects on time and on budget. Carey's reputation built on hard work and honesty has led to long term relationships with some of the largest contracting firms in the area. Carey's reputation of performing work on time and on budget makes them a preferred electrical contractor to a number of their long-term customers.