Eastern Effects' mission is to provide service that exceeds our customer's expectations, deliver equipment of only the highest quality, and sustain a business founded on accountability, integrity, and good communication.

We pride ourselves in being a customer-driven company, providing a "one-stop-shop" experience for our customers to satisfy their unique needs for on-location and in-studio productions. We offer a full line of lighting and grip equipment, generators, expendables, trucking, sound stages and production offices.

With over 75,500 pieces of equipment in our inventory, Eastern Effects is one of the largest lighting and grip equipment rental houses servicing the New York City metropolitan and surrounding region.  

We strive to be a business that makes a difference for people.  

Laura Gahrahmat Managing Partner

Chris Hayes Managing Partner

Margaret Kapko Administrative Assistant

Ian Defibaugh Director of Operations

Phil Warren Inside Sales Manager

Colin BergRental Manager

Bruce Jones Rental Manager

Kyle McGroaryStudio Manager

Jimmy RivasStudio Services Associate

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Glenn Kimbrough Facilites Custodian

Leno MunguiaFacilities Technician

Patrick Kwiatkowski Fulfillment Supervisor

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Andrew Jiang Fulfillment Associate

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Jason Yi Fulfillment Associate

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Jeffrey Fenderson Fulfillment Associate

Jason Peng Fulfillment Associate

Leon Chase Maintenance & Repair Supervisor

Benjamin Martinez Inventory Control Associate

Javier Parra Quality Assurance Associate

Deameion Watson Transportation Supervisor

Patrick Hayes Vehicle Services Manager

Patrick Hayes Vehicle Services Manager

Joe Chiofalo On location driver

Joe Chiofalo On-Location Driver

David Squilliciotti In-House Driver

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Derrick Clarke Shipping and Receiving Associate





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