Economic Development

Contact Information

Jeff Adair

Chief Economic Development Officer


Economic Development Division

8100 City Place
50 W. Main St.
Rochester, NY 14614
Phone: 585 753-2000
Fax: 585 753-2028

Creating Jobs. Growing Our Economy.

Monroe County Economic Development’s goals are your goals. A return on investment, the creation of jobs and the retention of jobs.

Through private, state, federal and county financial resources and technical assistance, the Economic Development Division supports businesses, developers, units of local government and major county facilities like the airport and landfill in economic development activities. The division provides administrative support to the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA) and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).

Questions?  CALL US! (585) 753-2000


Business Incentive Programs Overview

Monroe County Economic Development connects your business to the most advantageous financing programs and incentives.Please call 585 753-2000 or 1-888-842-1009 to speak directly with an economic development specialist to see how Monroe County Economic Development can assist your business.  Our staff is eager to meet with you to determine if the project you are considering qualifies for any of these programs.

Contact us to see why it’s good business to do business in Monroe County!

Questions? CALL US! (585) 753-2000

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