Your Business is Our Business…
Rockland Economic Development Corporation (REDC) focuses on building Rockland’s economy by creating and attracting new businesses and retaining and expanding existing businesses to stimulate job growth as a way of improving the quality of life in Rockland County. Its role is to coordinate the operations of economic development programs and services for business and industry in Rockland County.
REDC provides access to marketing, technical assistance, government contracting programs, information and referrals. Additionally, it houses and administers the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and provides counseling space for the Rockland County chapter of SCORE.
REDC is a 501c3 not-for-profit contract agency of the County of Rockland. Programs and services are made possible with financial support from the County of Rockland, the U.S. Department of Defense, corporate grants and private sector contributions. REDC’s Board of Directors is comprised of 33 individuals who represent a broad spectrum of Rockland County, as required in REDC's by-laws. There are ten ex-officio Directors, who serve by virtue of their governmental or organizational office. There are six Board of Directors’ and Executive Committee meetings annually.
The mission of the Rockland Economic Development Corporation is to promote the economy of Rockland County by fostering the creation and attraction of new business and the retention and expansion of existing business to stimulate job opportunities that improve quality of life in the County.
About Rockland County, New York
Located in the southeastern part of New York State — just 15 miles northwest of the George Washington Bridge, Rockland County is a major crossroads with easy access to interstate highways and all tri-state airports.
Although small in size, its proximity to Manhattan and appeal of suburbia helped transform the county to its present-day metropolitan ambiance.
Nationally ranked in the Top 10 on the list of highest-income counties by median household income, Rockland’s current median family income stands at $86,134. In addition, it is designated as a Preserve America Community with approximately 30% of the county devoted to parkland.
- Population: 326,780 (July 2016)
- County Executive: Hon. Edwin J. Day
- County Seat: New City
- Median Income: $86,143 (2016)
- Labor Force: 153,000 (Nov 2017)
- Unemployment Rate: 4.5% (Nov 2017)
- Top Employers: Top Employers in Rockland County / Top Employers Map (June 2017)
- Transit and Commuting: Dept of Public Transportation
- Towns: 5
- Education: School Districts
Clarkstown Central School District
East Ramapo Central School District
Nanuet Central School District
North Rockland Central School District
Nyack Union Free School District
Pearl River Union Free School District
South Orangetown Central School District
Suffern Central School District