Empire Office Promotes Jay Binkowski

2016.0111.Nwy.JayBinkowskiPositioning the Organization for Future Growth in Florida

Peter Gaslow, President and CEO of Empire Office, Inc. (www.empireoffice.com), a leading provider of contract furniture solutions, today announced the promotion of Jay Binkowski to president of Empire Florida. Formerly the senior vice president and Florida regional manager, Binkowski has been with Empire since the 2009 acquisition of Thomas W. Ruff South Florida and has over 20 years of industry experience at the dealership level. As the president of Empire’s Florida businesses, Binkowski will continue to manage the rapidly growing sales base there.

With the vast growth the company has seen in recent years as a result of the strategic acquisitions of Storr Office Environments in Tampa and Orlando, Office Elements in Boca Raton and the Construction Services Division of Florida Business Interiors in Orlando as well as the expansion of the Move Services Division, Empire is anticipating Florida sales in excess of $100 million in 2016. Binkowski has played an integral role in cultivating these opportunities and the assimilation of these businesses into Empire’s culture and brand.

Headquartered in New York and with working showrooms in multiple Florida cities, Empire Office provides turnkey furniture services to a variety of industries, from national Fortune 500 companies to local small businesses, and from hospitals to educational institutions.

In recent years, Empire Office has been recognized as a leader both nationally and regionally, including being ranked on the 2014 Inc5000 list as well as Crain’s 2015 New York Area’s Largest Privately Held Companies list, among others.

About Empire Office, Inc.

Empire Office is the largest commercial furniture dealer in the world, with over 69 years of experience and more than 400 full-time employees across the country. We are the preeminent Steelcase dealer in the United States and support a list of more than 300 manufacturers. But we’re more than just a full-service office furniture dealer. We partner with business leaders, architects and designers to deliver comprehensive, creative, and cost-effective solutions to real business challenges. Our goal is to deliver the perfect office furniture experience from the initial set of drawings to the final installation and punchlist.