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Serving Our Customers
Since 1952
 
 
Call us today!
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305 Oliphant Ln, Unit 10, Middletown RI 02842
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Our History and Staff

 
 
Toner Electric has been a Family Owned and Operated Electrical Contractor for over 60 years. The late Richard Toner founded the company in 1952 and opened on Broadway in Newport RI. Richard performed commercial and residential installations throughout Newport County and the Newport Naval Base.

Richard continued to run a small shop until his nephew, Frank Toner Sr. took over the company in 1978. Frank Sr. incorporated Toner Electric Company and operated a one man operation from his home in Middletown for several years until his sons Frank Jr. and Scott entered the business.

In 1987 the business was moved to 305 Oliphant Lane in Middletown RI as the business began to expand. In 2000 Frank Sr. retired and his sons took over as the new owners

Frank Toner Jr. is the President and Scott is the Vice President. Frank Sr. remains involved in the business as a part-time consultant.

As the third generation of Toner Electric Company we look forward to continuing years of quality workmanship for all our Residential and Commercial customers in Newport RI and surrounding towns.
 
Toner truck | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
Toner history | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
 
 
Richard Toner - Founder, Owned Toner Electric from 1952-1978
 
Richard Toner | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
 
Richie founded Toner Electric Company in 1952 when he opened for business at 62 West Broadway (now Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard) in Newport. He started doing residential work, and then moved on to commercial, municipal, and US Navy contracting. He retired in 1978.

In his spare time, Richie has been a pilot, thoroughbred horse enthusiast, and amateur historian, particularly interested in Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and Hollywood producers. After he retired, he started every day with a two-mile walk. He passed away in 2000 at age 82.
 
 
 
Frank Toner Sr. | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
Frank Toner Sr. - Owned Toner Electric from 1978 -2000
Frank Sr. started working with Toner Electric Company in 1973 working on the new Portsmouth Police Station, with his Uncle Richie, who was the owner and founder of Toner Electric Company. In 1978, he ... Read more
 
Frank Toner | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
Frank Toner - President, Worked at Toner Electric since: 1992
Frank started his electrical career as Frank Sr. helper. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island in 1992 he entered the family business full time as a journeyman electrician.

Today Frank ... Read more
 
Scott Toner | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
Scott Toner - V.P., Worked at Toner Electric since: 1995
Scott started in the trade at an early age working with his father, Frank Sr. He worked part time throughout high school and college. He joined the company full time in 1995, obtained his ... Read more
 
 
 
James Robinson | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
James Robinson - Journeyman Electrician, Worked at Toner Electric since: 2000
“Jimmy” is a Journeyman electrician who specializes in Fire Alarm installations, testing and repairs. He is likely the one you will see when your Fire Alarm needs testing. He has an outgoing ... Read more
 
Jeff Belli | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
Jeff Belli - Master Generator Technician, Worked at Toner Electric since: 2004
Jeff is a Veteran of the US Army. He proudly served his country doing (3) tours of service in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was honorably discharged from the Army and began his career with Toner Electric shortly thereafter.  Read more
 
James Robinson | Toner Electric Company | Middletown, RI
Russ Ramos - Journeyman Electrician, Worked at Toner Electric since: 2005
Russ is a Journeyman electrician who specializes in commercial electrical wiring and fire alarm testing. Russ takes pride in his work and is routinely complemented for his work ethic, friendliness and neatness.  Read more
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Proudly serving Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, Jamestown, Tiverton and Little Compton RI since 1952.