We are pleased to announce that effective November 1, 2016, Downey-Goodlein Elevator Corp. was acquired by KONE, Inc., a proven leader in elevator/escalator service, repair, modernization and new installations. Please visit their website, www.Kone.us


Downey-Goodlein Elevator Corp. is an Independent Elevator Contractor who has been doing business in Rochester and the surrounding areas since 1965. We were originally founded by William Downey and Henry Goodlein, Jr. Mr. Downey and Mr. Goodlein both retired in the 1980’s. Currently the company is owned and operated by Susan (Goodlein) McCorry (51%) and Glenn T. Goodlein (49%). In July 2007 we received our Woman Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification from NYS Empire State Development.

We are a family owned and operated business and pride ourselves in giving our customers that personal and dedicated service of quality and assistance, that is sometimes missing in our fast-paced society. We value customer satisfaction, quality and honesty above all else.

We have been a member of the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) since 1968, as well as belonging to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the National Small Business Association (NSBA). We are also a member of the Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York (BBB).

Our customers include: OGS, DASNY, SUCF, Rochester Institute of Technology, The State University of New York, Rochester Psychiatric Center and The Al Sigl Center, just to name a few. Our suppliers are among the largest in the industry and enable us to offer you a wide variety of equipment for your vertical transportation needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.

Better Business Bureau accredited business            NYS Certified WBE