New York Directory of Economic Development Organizations
New York Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

  • Capital: Albany
  • Population (2018 Est.): 19,542,209
  • Largest Cities (2018): New York, 8,398,748; Buffalo, 256,304; Rochester, 206,284; Yonkers, 199,663; Syracuse, 142,749; Albany, 97,279
  • Targeted Industries: Agribusiness, Biotech & Life Sciences, Cleantech & Renewable Energy, Craft Beverage, Distribution, Materials Processing, Technology & Electronics
  • Key Incentives: Excelsior Jobs Program, New York State Film Tax Credit Program, START-UP NY, New York Power Authority, Special Tax Benefits for Manufacturers, Empire State Development Grant Funds
  • GDP (All Industry 2018): $1.7 trillion*

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

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Allegany County Office of Development

Dr. Craig Clark
Economic Developer
Crossroads Center, 6087 Route 19N
Belmont, NY 14813
607-968-0214
[email protected]
www.alleganyco.com/economic-development/

Centrally located among the major cities of the North East, Allegany County, NY is closer than you think. Our interstate highway access and close geographic proximity to 51% of the U.S. and Canadian population is only eclipsed by our high-quality workforce.

Allegany County Office of Development

Greater Rochester Enterprise

Staci Henning
Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
100 Chestnut Street, Suite 1910
Rochester, NY 14604
585-530-6211
[email protected]
www.rochesterbiz.com

Greater Rochester Enterprise is a regional economic development organization established to market the Greater Rochester, NY region. We are your first point of contact for business expansion in our region.

Greater Rochester Enterprise

State Listings

Empire State Development (ESD)

Eric Gertler
President & CEO
633 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
212-803-3700
[email protected]
www.esd.ny.gov

New York State Economic Development Council

Ryan M. Silva
Executive Director
111 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
Albany, NY 12210
518-426-4058
[email protected]
www.nysedc.org


Utility Listings

National Grid

Art Hamlin
Director, Economic Development & Corporate Citizenship
300 Erie Boulevard West
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-428-6543
[email protected]
www.nationalgridus.com

New York State Electric & Gas

Joe Rizzo
Regional Manager, Economic Development
89 East Ave, 3rd Floor
Rochester, NY 18649
585-724-8165
[email protected]
www.nyseg.com


Regional Listings

Center for Economic Growth (CEG)

Amanda Vitullo
Director, Economic Development Services
39 North Pearl Street, Suite 100
Albany, NY 12207
518-465-8975, ext. 244
[email protected]
www.ceg.org

Development Authority of the North Country

James W. Wright
Executive Director
317 Washington Street, Suite 414
Watertown, NY 13601
315-661-3200
[email protected]
www.danc.org

ESD, Capital Region

Michael Yevoli
Director
Hedley Park Place, 433 River Street, Suite 1003
Troy, NY 12180
518-270-1130
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/capital.html

ESD, Central New York Region

James Fayle
Regional Director
620 Erie Boulevard West, Suite 112
Syracuse, NY 13204
315-425-9110
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/centralny.html

ESD, Finger Lakes Region

Vincent Esposito
Regional Director
400 Andrews Street, Suite 300
Rochester, NY 14604
585-399-7050
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/fingerlakes.html

ESD, Long Island Region

Cara Longworth
Director
150 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-435-0717
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/longIsland.html

ESD, Mid-Hudson Region

Meghan Taylor
Director
33 Airport Center Drive, Suite 201
New Windsor, NY 12553
845-245-6804
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/midhudson.html

ESD, Mohawk Valley Region

Michael Reese
Director
207 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501
315-793-2366
[email protected]
www.esd.ny.gov/mohawkvalley.html

ESD, New York City Region

Joseph Tazewell
Regional Director
633 Third Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10017
212-803-3130
[email protected]
www.esd.ny.gov/nyc.html

ESD, North Country Region

Steve Hunt
Director
61 Area Development Drive
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
518-561-5642
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/northcountry.html

ESD, Southern Tier Region

Donna Howell
Director
44 Hawley Street, Suite 1508
Binghamton, NY 13901
607-426-2999
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/southerntier.html

ESD, Western New York Region

Amanda Mays
Regional Director
95 Perry Street, Suite 500
Buffalo, NY 14203-3030
716-221-8316
[email protected]
www.empire.state.ny.us/westernny.html

Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation

Mike Oates
President & CEO
42 Catharine Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-220-2244
[email protected]
www.hvedc.com

Mohawk Valley EDGE

Steve DiMeo
President
584 Phoenix Drive
Rome, NY 13441-4105
315-338-0393
[email protected]
www.mvedge.org

Northeast Economic Development Association (NEDA)


Executive Director
P.O. Box 508
West Sand Lake, NY 12196
202-809-9923
[email protected]
www.nedaonline.org

Southern Tier Economic Growth

Tara J. Cofone
Business Manager
400 East Church Street
Elmira, NY 14901
607-733-6513
[email protected]
www.steg.com

The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe

James Lazore
Director of Economic Development
447 Frogtown Road, Suite 201
Akwesasne, NY 13655
518-358-2835
[email protected]
www.srmt-nsn.gov


County Listings

Albany County Economic Development, Conservation & Planning

Daniel P. McCoy
County Executive
112 State Street, Room 800
Albany, NY 12207
518-447-7040
[email protected]
www.albanycounty.com

Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency

Corey R. Wiktor
Executive Director
9 East Washington Street, P.O. Box 1749
Ellicottville, NY 14731
716-699-2005
[email protected]
www.cattcoida.com

Cayuga County Planning & Economic Development

Stephen Lynch
Director
160 Genesee Street, 5th Floor
Auburn, NY 13021
315-253-1276
[email protected]
www.cayugacounty.us

Chautauqua County Planning & Economic Development

Mark Geise
Deputy County Executive for Economic Development
201 West Third Street, Suite 115
Jamestown, NY 14701
716-661-8902
[email protected]
chqgov.com

Commerce Chenango

Alex Larsen
Economic Development Coordinator
15 South Broad Street
Norwich, NY 13815
607-334-1400
[email protected]
www.chenangony.org

Cortland County Business Development Corporation

Garry L. VanGorder
Executive Director
37 Church Street
Cortland, NY 13045
607-756-5005
[email protected]
www.cortlandbusiness.com

County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency

Carol Rasmussen
Business Development Manager
201 West Third Street, Suite 115
Jamestown, NY 14701
716-661-8914
[email protected]
www.ccida.com

Destination Niagara USA

John Percy
President & CEO
10 Rainbow Boulevard
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
716-282-8992, ext. 307
[email protected]
www.niagarafallsusa.com

Economic Development Corporation of Warren County

Edward M. Bartholomew
President
333 Glen Street, Suite 101
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-761-6007, ext. 200
[email protected]
www.edcwc.org

Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA)

Steven W. Weathers, CEcD
CEO
95 Perry Street, Suite 403
Buffalo, NY 14203
716-856-6525, ext. 121
[email protected]
www.ecidany.com

Greene County Industrial Development Agency

René VanSchaack
Executive Director
270 Mansion Street
Coxsackie, NY 12051
518-731-5500
[email protected]
www.greeneida.com

Jefferson County Local Development Corp.

Marshall Weir
Director of Marketing 
800 Starbuck Avenue, Suite 800
Watertown, NY 13601
800-553-4111
[email protected]
www.jcida.com

Livingston County Economic Development

William Bacon
Director
6 Court Street, Room 306
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-243-7124
[email protected]
www.livingstoncountydevelopment.com

Madison County Industrial Development Agency

Kipp Hicks
Director
3215 Seneca Turnpike
Canastota, NY 13032
315-697-9817
[email protected]
www.madisoncountyida.com

Monroe County Economic Development

Jeff Adair
Chief Economic Development Officer
1150 City Place 50 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614
585-753-2000
[email protected]
www.monroecounty.gov

Montgomery County Business Development Center

Kenneth Rose
CEO
Old County Courthouse, 9 Park Street, P.O. Box 1500
Fonda, NY 12068
518-853-8334
[email protected]
www.mcbdc.org

Onondaga County Office of Economic Development

Nate Stevens
Economic Development Specialist
333 West Washington Street, Suite 130
Syracuse, NY 13202
315-435-3770
[email protected]
www.syracusecentral.com

Ontario County Development

Michael J. Manikowski
Economic Developer
20 Ontario Street, Suite 106-B
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-396-4460
[email protected]
www.ontariocountydev.org/

Operation Oswego County, Inc.

L. Michael Treadwell, CEcD
Executive Director
44 West Bridge Street
Oswego, NY 13126
315-343-1545
[email protected]
www.oswegocounty.org

Orange County Industrial Development Agency

Laurie Villasuso
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
4 Crotty Lane, Suite 100
New Windsor, NY 12553
845-234-4192
[email protected]
www.ocnyida.com

Orleans County Economic Development Agency

James Whipple
CEO/CFO
121 North Main Street, 2nd Floor
Albion, NY 14411
585-589-7060, ext. 3
[email protected]
www.orleansdevelopment.org

Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

Martin Vanags
President
2911 Route 9
Malta, NY 12020
518-871-1887
[email protected]
www.saratogapartnership.org

Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority

Jayme Lahut
Executive Director
Center City Plaza, 433 State Street, Suite 401
Schenectady, NY 12305
518-377-1109
[email protected]
www.schenectadymetroplex.org

Seneca County Industrial Development Agency

Robert J. Aronson
Executive Director
1 Dipronio Drive
Waterloo, NY 13165
315-539-1722
[email protected]
www.senecacountyida.org

Suffolk County Department of Economic Development & Planning

Natalie Wright
Acting Commissioner
H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Highway, 11th Floor
Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-853-4800
[email protected]
www.suffolkcountyny.gov

The Agency (Broome County IDA/LDC)

Stacey Duncan
Executive Director
5 South College Drive, Suite 201
Binghamton, NY 13905
607-584-9000
[email protected]
www.theagency-ny.com

Think Dutchess Alliance for Business

Sarah Lee
CEO
3 Neptune Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-463-5406
[email protected]
www.thinkdutchess.com

Tioga County Economic Development & Planning

LeeAnn Tinney
Director
56 Main Street
Owego, New York 13827
607-687-8255
[email protected]
www.tiogacountyny.com

Tompkins County Area Development

Heather McDaniel
VP & Director of Economic Development Services
401 East State Street/East MLK Jr. Street, Suite 402B
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-273-0005
[email protected]
www.tcad.org

Ulster County Office of Economic Development

Lisa Berger
Director
244 Fair Street, 4th Floor
Kingston, NY 12401
845-340-3556
[email protected]
ulstercountyny.gov

Wayne County Industrial Development Agency / Economic Development Corporation

Brian Pincelli
Executive Director
9 Pearl Street
Lyons, NY 14489
315-946-5917
[email protected]
www.wedcny.com

Westchester County Office of Economic Development

Bridget Gibbons
Director
148 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
914-995-2000
[email protected]
business.westchestergov.com

Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce

Scott A. Gardner
President & CEO
36 Center Street, Suite A
Warsaw, NY 14569
585-786-0307
[email protected]
www.wycochamber.org


City Listings

Amherst Industrial Development Agency

David S. Mingoia
Executive Director/CEO/CFO
4287 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226
716-688-9000
[email protected]
www.amherstida.com

Babylon Industrial Development Agency

Thomas E. Dolan
CEO
47 West Main Street, Suite 3
Babylon, NY 11702
631-587-3679
[email protected]
www.babylonida.org

Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation

La’Shawn Allen Muhammed
Executive Director
444 Thomas S. Boyland Place, Suite 202
Brooklyn, NY 11212
718-368-6781
[email protected]
www.cbedc.co

City of Auburn Office of Planning & Economic Development

Jennifer Haines
Director
Memorial City Hall, OPED, 24 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021
315-255-4115
[email protected]
www.auburnny.gov

City of Hornell Industrial Development Agency

James W. Griffin, CEcD, HLM, FM
Executive Director
40 Main Street
Hornell, NY 14843-1538
607-324-0310
[email protected]
www.hornellny.com

City of Kingston Office of Economic & Community Development

Brenna Robinson
Director
City Hall, 420 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401
845-334-3924
[email protected]
www.kingston-ny.gov

City of Ogdensburg

Andrea Smith
Director of Planning and Dev.
330 Ford Street, Room 11
Ogdensburg, NY 13669 13669
315-393-7150
[email protected]
www.ogdensburg.org

City of Poughkeepsie Building, Planning & Zoning

Kathy Rodriguez
Municipal Secretary
City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-451-4007
[email protected]
www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com

City of Rome Department of Community & Economic Development (CED)

Matthew J. Andrews
Deputy Director
198 North Washington Street
Rome, NY 13440
315-339-7628
[email protected]
www.romenewyork.com

Invest Buffalo Niagara

Tom Kucharski
President & CEO
257 West Genesee Street, Suite 600
Buffalo, New York 14202
7168675762
[email protected]
www.buffaloniagara.org

Lumber City Development Corporation

Michael Zimmerman
Executive Director
500 Wheatfield Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
716-695-8580, ext. 5515
[email protected]
www.lumbercitydc.com

New Rochelle Department of Development

Luiz Aragon
Commissioner of Development
515 North Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
914-654-2185
[email protected]
www.newrochelleny.com

Rochester Economic Development Corporation (REDCO)

Thaddeus Schofield
Director of Strategic Business Development
30 Church Street
Rochester, NY 14614
585-428-7848
[email protected]
www.cityofrochester.gov/redco

Saratoga Economic Development Corporation

Dennis A. Brobston
President
28 Clinton Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2143
518-587-0945
[email protected]
www.saratogaedc.com

Town of Colonie Industrial Development Agency

Joe LaCivita
Executive Director
347 Old Niskayuna Road
Latham, NY 12110-2213
518-782-2599
[email protected]
www.colonieida.org

Town of Islip Economic Development

William G. Mannix
Director of Economic Development
40 Nassau Avenue
Islip, NY 11751-3629
631-224-5512
[email protected]
www.islipida.com

Troy Economic Development Office

Dylan Turek
Director of Economic Development
433 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
518-279-7412
[email protected]
www.troyny.gov

Village of Fairport Industrial Development Agency

Martha Malone
Executive Director
31 South Main Street
Fairport, NY 14450
585-223-0313
[email protected]
www.fairportoced.org

Yonkers Industrial Development Agency

Jaime McGill
Executive Director
470 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 200
Yonkers, New York 10701
914-509-8651
[email protected]
www.yonkersida.com