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New York Directory of Economic Development Organizations

New York Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

  • Capital: Albany
  • Population (2015 Est.): 19,795,791
  • Largest Cities (2015): New York, 8,550,405; Buffalo, 258,071; Rochester, 209,802; Yonkers, 201,116; Syracuse, 144,142
  • Targeted Industries: Retail, Tourism, Financial Services, Agriculture, Nanotech, Insurance, Clean Tech, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Distribution
  • Key Incentives: Build Now-NY/Shovel Ready Program, Empire State Development Grant Funds, Excelsior Jobs Tax Credits, State Small Business Credit Initiative, Economic Development Fund, Healthy Food & Healthy Communities Fund, JOBS Now, New Farmers Grant Fund, START-UP NY
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $1.44 trillion*

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


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State Listings

  • Empire State Development (ESD)

    Howard Zemsky
    President, CEO and Commissioner
    633 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10017
    P: 212-803-3700
    [email protected]
  • New York State Economic Development Council

    Brian T. McMahon
    Executive Director
    111 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
    Albany, NY 12210-1350
    P: 518-426-4058
    [email protected]


Utility Listings

  • National Grid

    Art Hamlin
    Director, Economic Development & Corporate Citizenship
    300 Erie Boulevard West
    Syracuse, NY 13202
    P: 315-428-6543
    [email protected]
  • New York State Electric & Gas

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


Regional Listings

  • Center for Economic Growth (CEG)

    Andrea Swank
    Director, Business Development & Marketing
    39 North Pearl Street, Suite 100
    Albany, NY 12207
    P: 518-465-8975, ext. 250
    [email protected]
  • Development Authority of the North Country

    Thomas R. Sauter
    Deputy Executive Director
    317 Washington Street
    Watertown, NY 13601
    P: 315-661-3200
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Capital Region

    Michael Yevoli
    Hedley Park Place, 433 River Street, Suite 1003
    Troy, NY 12180
    P: 518-270-1130
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Central New York Region

    James Fayle
    Regional Director
    620 Erie Boulevard West, Suite 112
    Syracuse, NY 13204
    P: 315-425-9110
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Finger Lakes Region

    Vincent Esposito
    Regional Director
    400 Andrews Street, Suite 300
    Rochester, NY 14604
    P: 585-399-7050
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Long Island Region

    Cara Longworth
    150 Motor Parkway
    Hauppauge, NY 11788
    P: 631-435-0717
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Mid-Hudson Region

    Meghan Taylor
    33 Airport Center Drive, Suite 201
    New Windsor, NY 12553
    P: 845-567-4882
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Mohawk Valley Region

    Michael Reese
    207 Genesee Street
    Utica, NY 13501
    P: 315-793-2366
    [email protected]
  • ESD, New York City Region

    Joseph Tazewell
    Regional Director
    633 Third Avenue, 31st Floor
    New York, NY 10017
    P: 212-803-3130
    [email protected]
  • ESD, North Country Region

    Steve Hunt
    61 Area Development Drive
    Plattsburgh, NY 12901
    P: 518-561-5642
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Southern Tier Region

    Donna Howell
    44 Hawley Street, Suite 1508
    Binghamton, NY 13901
    P: 607-426-2999
    [email protected]
  • ESD, Western New York Region

    Christopher Schoepflin
    Regional Director
    95 Perry Street, Suite 500
    Buffalo, NY 14203-3030
    P: 716-846-8200
    [email protected]
  • Greater Rochester Enterprise

    Staci Henning
    Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
    100 Chestnut Street, Suite 1910
    Rochester, NY 14604
    P: 585-530-6211
    [email protected]
  • Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation

    Laurence P. Gottlieb
    President & CEO
    4 Crotty Lane, Suite 100 (GPS – 4 London Avenue)
    New Windsor, NY 12553
    P: 845-220-2244
    [email protected]
  • Mohawk Valley EDGE

    Steve DiMeo
    584 Phoenix Drive
    Rome, NY 13441-4105
    P: 315-338-0393
    [email protected]
  • Northeastern Economic Developers Association

    James Keib
    Executive Director
    The Gleason Center, 314 Second Street
    Liverpool, NY 13088
    P: 315-415-2930
    [email protected]
  • Southern Tier Economic Growth

    Tara J. Cofone
    Business Manager
    400 East Church Street
    Elmira, NY 14901
    P: 607-733-6513
    [email protected]
  • USA Niagara Development Corporation

    Christopher J. Schoepflin
    222 First Street, 7th Floor
    Niagara Falls, NY 14303
    P: 716-284-2556
    [email protected]


County Listings

  • Albany County Economic Development, Conservation & Planning

    Daniel P. McCoy
    County Executive
    Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building, 112 State Street, Room 720
    Albany, NY 12207
    P: 518-447-5670
    [email protected]
  • Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency

    Corey R. Wiktor
    Executive Director
    9 East Washington Street, P.O. Box 1749
    Ellicottville, NY 14731
    P: 716-699-2005
    [email protected]
  • Cayuga County Planning & Development

    Stephen Lynch
    160 Genesee Street, 5th Floor
    Auburn, NY 13021
    P: 315-253-1276
    [email protected]
  • Chautauqua County Department of Planning & Economic Development

    Bill Daly
    200 Harrison Street
    Jamestown, NY 14701
    P: 716-661-8900
    [email protected]
  • Commerce Chenango

    Alex Larsen
    Economic Development Coordinator
    15 South Broad Street
    Norwich, NY 13815
    P: 607-334-1400
    [email protected]
  • Cortland County Business Development Corporation

    Garry L. VanGorder
    Executive Director
    37 Church Street
    Cortland, NY 13045
    P: 607-756-5005
    [email protected]
  • County of Westchester Office of Economic Development

    William M. Mooney, III
    Director of the Office of Economic Development
    Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Avenue, Room 903
    White Plains, NY
    P: 914-995-2900
    [email protected]
  • Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC)

    Sarah Lee
    Director of Business Development
    3 Neptune Road
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    P: 845-463-5406
    [email protected]
  • Economic Development Corporation of Warren County

    Edward M. Bartholomew
    234 Glen Street
    Glens Falls, NY 12801
    P: 518-761-6007, ext. 305
    [email protected]
  • Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA)

    Steven W. Weathers, CEcD
    95 Perry Street, Suite 403
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    P: 716-856-6525, ext. 121
    [email protected]
  • Greene County Industrial Development Agency

    René VanSchaack
    Executive Director
    270 Mansion Street
    Coxsackie, NY 12051
    P: 518-731-5500
    [email protected]
  • Jefferson County Local Development Corp.

    Marshall Weir
    Director of Marketing 
    800 Starbuck Avenue, Suite 800
    Watertown, NY 13601
    P: 800-553-4111
    [email protected]
  • Livingston County Development Group

    Julie A. Marshall
    6 Court Street, Room 306
    Geneseo, NY 14454
    P: 585-243-7124
    [email protected]
  • Madison County Industrial Development Agency

    Kipp Hicks
    3215 Seneca Turnpike
    Canastota, NY 13032
    P: 315-697-9817
    [email protected]
  • Monroe County Economic Development

    Judy A. Seil
    8100 City Place, 50 West Main Street
    Rochester, NY 14614
    P: 585-753-2000
    [email protected]
  • Montgomery County Business Development Center

    Kenneth Rose
    Old County Courthouse, 9 Park Street, P.O. Box 1500
    Fonda, NY 12068
    P: 518-853-8334
    [email protected]
  • Onondaga County Office of Economic Development

    Julie Cerio
    Director of Economic Development
    333 West Washington Street, Suite 130
    Syracuse, NY 13202
    P: 315-435-3770
    [email protected]
  • Ontario County Development

    Michael J. Manikowski
    Economic Developer
    20 Ontario Street, Suite 106-B
    Canandaigua, NY 14424
    P: 585-396-4460
    [email protected]
  • Operation Oswego County, Inc.

    L. Michael Treadwell, CEcD
    Executive Director
    44 West Bridge Street
    Oswego, NY 13126
    P: 315-343-1545
    [email protected]
  • Orange County Industrial Development Agency

    Laurie Villasuso
    Administrative Assistant
    255 Main Street
    Goshen, NY 10924
    P: 845-234-4192
    [email protected]
  • Orleans County Economic Development

    James Whipple
    121 North Main Street
    Albion, NY 14411
    P: 585-589-7060
    [email protected]
  • Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

    Martin Vanags
    2911 Route 9
    Malta, NY 12020
    P: 518-871-1887
    [email protected]
  • Schenectady Metroplex Development Authority

    Jayme Lahut
    Executive Director
    Center City Plaza, 433 State Street, Suite 401
    Schenectady, NY 12305
    P: 518-377-1109
    [email protected]
  • Seneca County Industrial Development Agency

    Robert J. Aronson
    Executive Director
    1 Dipronio Drive
    Waterloo, NY 13165
    P: 315-539-1722
    [email protected]
  • Suffolk County Department of Economic Development & Planning

    Joanne Minieri
    H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Highway, 11th Floor
    Hauppauge, NY 11788
    P: 631-853-4800
    [email protected]
  • The Agency (Broome County IDA/LDC)

    Kevin McLaughlin
    Executive Director
    60 Hawley Street, 5th Floor
    Binghamton, NY 13901
    P: 607-584-9000
    [email protected]
  • Tioga County Industrial Development Agency

    Ruth Fiato
    Executive Administrator
    56 Main Street
    Owego, NY 13827
    P: 607-687-8259
    [email protected]
  • Tompkins County Area Development

    Heather Filiberto
    Director of Economic Development Services
    401 East State Street/East MLK Jr. Street, Suite 402B
    Ithaca, NY 14850
    P: 607-273-0005
    [email protected]
  • Wayne County Office of Economic Development & Industrial Development Agency

    Peg Churchill
    Executive Director
    9 Pearl Street
    Lyons, NY 14489
    P: 315-946-5917
    [email protected]
  • Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce

    Scott Gardner
    President & CEO
    6470 Route 20A, Suite 6
    Perry, NY 14530-9798
    P: 585-237-0230
    [email protected]


City Listings

  • Amherst Industrial Development Agency/Development Corporation

    James J. Allen
    Executive Director
    4287 Main Street
    Amherst, NY 14226
    P: 716-688-9000
    [email protected]
  • Babylon Industrial Development Agency

    Robert Stricoff
    47 West Main Street, Suite 3
    Babylon, NY 11702
    P: 631-587-3679
    [email protected]
  • Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)

    Joan G. Bartolomeo
    Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard, Building T4, Room 4162
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    P: 718-368-6781
    [email protected]
  • City of Auburn Office of Planning & Economic Development

    Jennifer Haines
    Memorial City Hall, OPED, 24 South Street
    Auburn, NY 13021
    P: 315-255-4115
    [email protected]
  • City of Hornell Industrial Development Agency

    James W. Griffin, CEcD, HLM, FM
    Executive Director
    40 Main Street
    Hornell, NY 14843-1538
    P: 607-324-0310
    [email protected]
  • City of Kingston Office of Economic Development & Strategic Partnerships

    Gregg H. Swanzey
    Kingston City Hall, 420 Broadway
    Kingston, NY 12401-4626
    P: 845-334-3962
    [email protected]
  • City of Ogdensburg Planning & Development

    Andrea Smith
    Interim Director
    330 Ford Street, Room 11
    Ogdensburg, NY 13669
    P: 315-393-7150
    [email protected]
  • City of Poughkeepsie Building, Planning & Zoning

    Kathy Rodriguez
    Municipal Secretary
    City Hall, 62 Civic Center Plaza, 2nd Floor
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    P: 845-451-4007
    [email protected]
  • City of Rome Department of Community & Economic Development (CED)

    Rachel Powers
    Community Development Specialist
    198 North Washington Street
    Rome, NY 13440
    P: 315-339-7645
    [email protected]
  • Invest Buffalo Niagara

    Tom Kucharski
    President & CEO
    257 West Genesee Street, Suite 600
    Buffalo, New York 14202
    P: 7168675762
    [email protected]
  • Lumber City Development Corporation

    Richard L. Tindell
    Executive Director
    500 Wheatfield Street
    North Tonawanda, NY 14120
    P: 716-695-8580, ext. 5517
    [email protected]
  • New Rochelle Economic Development

    Jeremy Schulman, AICP
    Economic Development Manager
    515 North Avenue
    New Rochelle, NY 10801
    P: 914-654-2193
    [email protected]
  • Rochester Economic Development Corporation (REDCO)

    David Balestiere
    Manager of Industrial Development
    30 Church Street
    Rochester, NY 14614
    P: 585-428-6817
    [email protected]
  • Saratoga Economic Development Corporation

    Dennis A. Brobston
    28 Clinton Street
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2143
    P: 518-587-0945
    [email protected]
  • Town of Colonie Industrial Development Agency

    Joe LaCivita
    Executive Director
    347 Old Niskayuna Road
    Latham, NY 12110-2213
    P: 518-782-2599
    [email protected]
  • Town of Islip Economic Development

    William G. Mannix
    Director of Economic Development
    40 Nassau Avenue
    Islip, NY 11751-3629
    P: 631-224-5512
    [email protected]
  • Troy Industrial Development Authority

    Monica Kurzejeski
    Economic Development Coordinator
    433 River Street
    Troy, NY 12180
    P: 518-279-7412
    [email protected]
  • Village of Fairport Industrial Development Agency

    Kal Wysokowski
    Executive Director
    31 South Main Street
    Fairport, NY 14450
    P: 585-421-3240
    [email protected]
  • Yonkers Industrial Development Agency

    Melvina Carter
    President & CEO
    87 Nepperhan Avenue, Suite 408
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    P: 914-509-8651
    [email protected]