What We Do

N.H. Yates & Co. is both a manufacturer’s representative and a distributor of premier HVAC, plumbing and hydronic related products.  We provide services for clients in the Eastern United States including New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

N.H. Yates & Co. provides technical expertise on all of the products we represent to the point of sale, whether that be the wholesaler/distributor, the contractor or the engineer. We represent a variety of manufacturers of boilers, boiler accessories, plumbing specialties, water heaters, tanks, valves, HVAC, steam specialties, strainers, filtration, pumping systems including our own Hydronic Modules Corporation.

Our Mission

For over 70 years, our mission has been to provide our customers with the finest products and services, and solutions, our principals with the most well-trained and aggressive sales force, and our employees with an environment that encourages personal growth and development.

Management Team

Jon Thomas

After graduating with a BBA from William & Mary, Jon embarked on his career with Ferguson Enterprises in Atlanta as a Trainee in 1986.  He was hired by A.O. Smith in 1988 and moved to the Washington DC area as a District Manager.  Jon shifted to Yates in 1996 as A.O. Smith converted from a factory sales force to reps.  Jon has lived with his wife and two children in Columbia, MD since 1991.

Dan Kelbaugh
Executive VP

Dan has been in the sales industry for over 30 years. He joined Yates in 2011 and was previously the VP of Sales and Marketing for Burnham Boilers for 12 years. Dan is responsible for sales and marketing direction in our entire coverage area while also managing several of our key hydronic product lines. Dan lives in York , PA and graduated from Bloomsburg University with a BA degree in Marketing.

Todd Yates
General Manager

Todd joined Yates in 2004. After working in both inside & outside sales, he is currently our General Manager.
He majored in Business & Economics, and has been blessed with two young children and an understanding wife.

Jim Yates, Jr.
Director of Commercial Sales & Training

JR is entering his 45th year in the business. While the bulk of his career has been at Yates and Co., he did work for Taco Inc. in the mid-eighties as Regional Manager, Product Manager and Field Sales Manager. His favorite part of his job is still getting out of the office to help Customers and Principles buy and sell more products. His favorite quote, “Murphy was an optimist. “

Eric Kratz

Eric is a CPA and CMA with over 21 years of progressive financial and accounting experience, the last 12 of which were in a managerial role, as well as auditing experience with a $3 billion public company. Eric has been with Yates since August of 2015. He has over 20 years in accounting and finance. When he is not in the Yates office, Eric enjoys the outdoors.

George Yezbak
Business Development & Board Member

George Yezbak is the Managing Partner for Yezbak Consulting and currently the Business Development Manager for NH Yates Inc. Yezbak Consulting is company that works with executives to increase performance, develop new business opportunities, and effectively build high performance teams.

Company History

Since 1949 N.H. Yates & Co., Inc. has been providing the highest quality products and services to the HVAC and plumbing industry. Yates & Co. is primarily a manufacturer’s representative firm operating regionally in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Our headquarters is in Cockeysville, Maryland. We maintain offices throughout our territory and fully staffed offices and warehouses in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina.

Webinar: Building A Hydronic Heating System Part 2

March 1st, 2021

Presented by: Leroy Squires & NH Yates This is your invitation to attend an on line presentation called Building A Hydronic Heating Systems. This week is part 2, of a two part series, that will cover: How to select a hydronic heating system – new or existing structure Boiler selection […]


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117-C Church Lane, Cockeysville, MD 21030
800-878-8181 | Fax 888-667-9201


56 Lightcap Road, Pottstown, PA 19464
800-860-5726 | Fax 888-667-9201


631 Graves Street, Kernersville, NC 27284
800-859-0904 | Fax 888-667-9201


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