an electric tradition

JAMES H. KENNEDY: (1927-1998)
1946-1950 IBEW Apprentice, 1950-1983 Journeyman/Foreman

1966 IBEW Apprenticeship, 1970 Foreman Project Manager, 1979 Started Contrcting Business, 1979 JB Kennedy IBEW Contractor, 1983 BeKen Electric "Open Shop" Contractor, 1999-Present BeKen Contracting Signatory IBEW Contractor

2002 B.S. Degree Construction Management & Engineering, 2002 SUNY @ Syracuse University, 2005 IBEW Apprenticeship, Journey Wireman Certificate


what they say

  • SCOTT J.
    “Barry, Thank you very much for your excellent service."
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    “Recently we completed the Mobility Processing Center for the 174th New York Air National Guard. Our scope included the plumbing and heating portions of the project. Throughout the course of the job Barry Kennedy was a pleasure...”

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why beken ?


If you need intelligent solutions to electrical problems, you need BeKen Contracting LLC. As Master Licensed Electricians, we're experienced in the latest technologies and processes and stay completely fluent with current trends and techniques. Constant training and in-field work make us the premier choice for your electrical project needs.

From power distribution, high voltage wiring, stadium lighting or scoreboards, no job is too large or too small. Our top-notch union staff will have your project completed in short order.


Do you need maintenance services? We are here to assist. We have much experience in the food market industry as well as retail and business locations. Data and phone communication connections and testing are another specialty.

Call us to quote your next job, or if in an emergency situation call us right now. We are available 24/7-365!

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BEKEN electricians have been serving the Central new york area since 1946.

Call us, we would be happy to assist on your next project!