Where is Rochester, NY?
Close to major markets without major market costs. It’s where smart people live and smart businesses grow.
Located on route I-90 in Western NY, between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes wine country, the Rochester region is within 500 miles of one-third of the U.S. and Canadian populations.
Rochester is the perfect size market for business growth. Great talent, great resources, and great opportunities can be found here.
Patents Per 1,000 Workers
Source: US Patent and Trade Office
Best Place to Live in the Northeast After COVID-19
Source: Business Insider
Top Metro in US for Future Growth
Source: MIT Economics
Make Profits of $1 MILLION a Year More in Rochester, NY than in Boston, New York City, San Francisco or DC.
Greater Rochester, New York’s Key Industries
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NEWS & INSIGHT
The latest business news in the Greater Rochester, NY region.
- ProAmpac Opens Collaboration and Innovation Center in Monroe CountyEmpire State Development (ESD) today announced that leading flexible packaging manufacturer ProAmpac has officially opened its state-of-the-art Collaboration & Innovation center in the Town of … Continued
- RIT Helps Fuel New Economy in RochesterPresident David Munson discusses the key role RIT plays in Rochester’s economic renaissance in this WROC TV Why Roc interview. “I think there have been a … Continued
- Assured Edge Solutions to Expand Operations at Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park in Geneva, NYEmpire State Development (ESD) today announced that Assured Edge Solutions plans to grow its manufacturing operations at the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park in … Continued
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Thank You To Our Investors
We keep and maintain and are investing specifically in Rochester because that is where the talent is. We don’t succeed without the right talent.
Vice President and General Manager, Corning Advanced Optics
Rochester has the manufacturing capability, testing capability, and intellectual horsepower.
Past Chairman, NY BEST
Rochester is home to some of the finest optics companies in the nation, almost all of which OptiPro does business with.
We have inherited an exceptional quality of life thanks to an impressive cluster of cultural organizations, unparalleled natural resources, and a resilient and welcoming spirit of community.
President, Rochester Insititute of Technology
Once people get here and their families get used to short commute times, low home prices, the fact we have all kinds of recreational sporting activities, the quality of schools, they don’t want to leave.
CEO and Chairman, Sweetwater Energy
Rochester has provided ID Signsystems with the ability to grow and develop by tapping into the region’s large pool of design-focused talent, technicians, engineers and sign makers.
President, ID Signsystems
GRE’s direction and guidance proved to be well worth our investment. Their passion to make the business environment in the Rochester area greater is very apparent.
There is unlimited, untapped technical talent in the area and I hope we start a wave of other companies moving to Rochester.
The level of talent, energy, and innovation here is second to none. We are proud to play a role in the growth and redevelopment of this technology corridor.
George E. Daddis, Jr. PhD
Vice President, Panasonic
Rochester is the perfect size city to get business done. I’m always one connection away from anything I’m looking for.
President, Kink BMX
The work we’ve done and the momentum we’ve generated as a business has been possible in large part because of the talent, knowledge and industriousness of our people in Rochester, NY.
CEO, Brand Networks
We have access to talent graduating from our businesses and technical institutions capable of perpetuating our success for years to come.
President & CEO, Simcona Electronics
The Rochester region provided convenient access to both railroads and major highways, as well as proximity to Barilla’s customer base in the Northeast.
Vice President of Supply Chain, Barilla America
Rochester has an excellent pool of qualified professionals with the right work ethic.
Health Services President and General Manager, Maximus
Rochester has the resources optics companies need to transform their concepts into reality.
Dr. Duncan T. Moore
Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship and Professor of Optical Engineering
Rochester has a great base of intellectual capital in the science and technology fields at local businesses and universities.
Daniel J. Burns
Regional President, M&T Bank Corporation
We’ve developed vaccines to prevent cervical cancer right here in Rochester.
Vice President and COO, University of Rochester Medical Center
Among many great options, none could match Rochester in terms of talent, local supplier networks, and opportunities to partner with top-tier research institutions.
CEO, Plug Power