Massachusetts Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Massachusetts Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker

  • Capital: Boston
  • Population (2017 Est.): 6,859,819
  • Largest Cities (2017): Boston, 685,094; Worcester, 185,677; Springfield, 154,758; Cambridge, 113,630; Lowell, 111,346
  • Targeted Industries: Manufacturing, Defense, Non Profits, Financial Services, Creative Economy, Life Science, IT, Clean Energy, Marine Sciences
  • Key Incentives: MassWorks, Brownfields Redevelopment Fund, Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP), Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative, Community Innovation Infrastructure Fund, Workforce Skills Capital Grants, Angel Investor Tax Credit, Transformative Development Initiative
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $527.4 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce


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Marlborough Economic Development Corporation

Meredith Harris
Executive Director
91 Main Street, Suite 204
Marlborough, MA 01752

One of Massachusetts’ fastest growing communities, Marlborough is an “A-list” business destination, offering custom-tailored commercial and financial incentives, expedited permitting, advanced infrastructure and highly-educated workforce. Contact us to learn more!

State Listings

Franklin Development

Bryan W. Taberner, AICP
Director, Department of Planning & Community Development
Municipal Building, 355 East Central Street
Franklin, MA 02038


Lauren Liss
President & CEO
99 High Street
Boston, MA 02110

Massachusetts Office of International Trade & Investment (MOITI)

Mark F. Sullivan
Executive Director
136 Blackstone Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Massachusetts Office of Business Development

Nam Pham
Assistant Secretary for Business Development & International Trade
136 Blackstone Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02109


Doug Kehlhem
Senior Director
101 Walnut Street
Watertown, MA 02472
617-924-4600, ext. 12

Utility Listings

National Grid

Joseph Rossignoli
Director, U.S. Business Development
25 Research Drive
Westborough, MA 01582

Regional Listings

Plymouth Regional Economic Development Foundation

11 Lincoln Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
508-747-1620, ext. 145

MetroWest Chamber of Commerce

Paul Joseph
President & CEO
1671 Worcester Road, Suite 301
Framingham, MA 01701

Discover New England

Lori Harnois
Executive Director
100 International Drive, Suite 352
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City

Matthew Camp
56 Warren Street, Suite 300
Roxbury, MA 02119

Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

Timothy P. Murray
President & CEO
311 Main Street, Suite 200
Worcester, MA 01608
508-753-2924, ext. 240

Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District

Donald Sullivan
Economic Development/Community Development Director
88 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780
508-824-1367, ext. 316

SouthCoast Development Partnership

Hugh Dunn
Executive Director of Economic Development
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 151 Martine Street
Fall River, Massachusetts 02723

North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation (NCMDC)

Roy Nascimento
President & CEO
860 South Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
978-353-7607, ext. 225

Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Marc Draisen
Executive Director
60 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
617-451-2770, ext. 701

Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council

David Tibbetts
1600 Osgood Street
North Andover, MA 01845

Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

Rick Sullivan
President & CEO
1441 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01103

Cape Cod Commission

Leslie Richardson
Chief Economic Development Officer
3225 Main Street, P.O. Box 226
Barnstable, MA 02630

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission

Thomas Matuszko, AICP
Executive Director
1 Fenn Street, Suite 201
Pittsfield, MA 01201-6629
413-442-1521, ext. 34

County Listings

Bristol County Chamber of Commerce

Joe Trilling
Director of Business Development
200 Pocasset Street
Fall River, MA 02721

City Listings

Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation

Jim McSherry
Director of Economic Development
594 Columbia Road
Dorchester, MA 02125
617-825-4200, ext. 567

Newton Economic Development

Kathryn Ellis
1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 202
Newton, MA 02459

Amesbury Chamber of Commerce

Kassandra Gove
Executive Director
5 Market Square
Amesbury, MA 01913

Gloucester EDIC (Economic Development & Industrial Corp.)

Tom Gillett
Executive Director
City Hall Annex, 3 Pond Road
Gloucester, MA 01930

Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (Viet-AID)

Lisette Le
Executive Director
Vietnamese American Community Center, 42 Charles Street
Dorchester, MA 02122
617-822-3717, ext. 13

Taunton Office of Economic & Community Development

Kevin J. Shea
Executive Director
45 School Street
Taunton, Massachusetts 02780

Springfield Office of Planning & Economic Development MA

Brian M. Connors
Deputy Director, Economic Development
70 Tapley Street
Springfield, MA 01104

Pittsfield Economic Development Authority (PEDA)

Corydon L. Thurston
Executive Director
81 Kellogg Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

City of Worcester Division of Business Assistance

Paul Morano
Director of Business Assistance
City Hall, 455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
508-799-1400, ext. 264

City of Lowell

Andrew Shapiro
Director of Economic Development
50 Arcand Drive, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01852

City of Haverhill

William Pillsbury
Economic Development Director
City Hall, 4 Summer Street, Room 100
Haverhill, MA 01830

Cambridge Community Development Department

Lisa Hemmerle
Economic Development Director
344 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139

Attleboro Economic Development

Paul Heroux
City Hall, 77 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
508-223-2222, ext. 3221