About Us

Empire State Development (ESD) is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of Empire State Development is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities, and achieve stable and diversified local economies. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance, Empire State Development strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State. 


ESD Main Offices

33 Third Avenue
New York City, New York 10017
(212) 803-3580

625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12207
(518) 292-5100

95 Perry Street, Suite 500
Buffalo, New York 14203
(716) 846-8200

ESD Regional Offices


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