Family-owned & operated.

For over 75 years and three generations.

A family-owned company, Empire Office provides coast to-coast coverage with offices and showrooms in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well as three Florida cities, and an established network of national installers and warehouses across the country.

We partner with business leaders, architects and designers to deliver comprehensive, creative, and cost-effective solutions to real business challenges.

We work with:

  • 33of the top 100 Fortune500 Companies
  • 154Higher Education Institutions
  • 178Medical/ Healthcare Facilities
  • 7of the top 15 US Bank Holding Companies
  • 40Major Insurance Companies
  • 38Global Advertising & Media Agencies
  • 3of the top 10 AMLAW Law Firms


Our track record of delivering for our clients is long and proven, going back to our founder, Abraham Gaslow.

Today the company is still owned and led by the Gaslow family, who are deeply involved in every facet of the business and personally committed to its future success.

Peter Gaslow, Abe’s grandson, is President and CEO. Larry Gaslow, Abe’s son, serves as Empire’s Chairman.



Like most small businesses, our story started with modest beginnings. Empire Office Furniture was founded in New York City by Abraham Gaslow 75 years ago. Our first sale was a desk which we hand delivered from our office in downtown Manhattan to our financial services client on Wall Street. Over the years, our client list has even included Marilyn Monroe, who purchased a file cabinet in 1959.

Today, Empire is the largest Steelcase dealer nationwide with 400+ manufacturers represented and over 400+ employees across the US. We are proud to be ranked as one of Crain’s New York Business’ Largest Privately Owned Companies year after year.


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