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Celebrating over 70 years

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McDonald Electric is a third generation family owned and locally operated Albuquerque electrical service company since 1945 and that’s exactly how you’ll be treated when you call, like family. We have wired over 6,000 apartments and thousands of homes with our expert electrical services! We are proud to say we have answered over 10,000 service and trouble calls. McDonald Electric has been awarded the Installer Excellence Awards from Sears for over 30 consecutive years!

Our goal is customer satisfaction. We take pride in our electrical work, and make sure everything appears and functions just like you want it to. We are current with both national and New Mexico state electrical code requirements. With over 70 years of experience, you can trust McDonald Electric to meet your every electrical service need, both now and in the future!

About the owner

Michael A. McDonald is a journeyman electrician, electrical contractor and master electrician. He comes from a long line of electricians:  his great grandfather, grandfather and father were also in the electrical business.


Michael started his electrical apprenticeship at the young age of 15. He he worked on a wide range of homes, from historic 1800's colonials to modern homes.

Why choose McDonald Electric?

Family owned and operated since 1945

We provide both residential and commercial electrical services. We specialize in installations, repairs, and troubleshooting services. Our expert electricians far exceed the local and national standards, and provide electrical service beyond measure! We regularly keep up to date with the latest electrical codes in continuing electrical education classes.