Fostering the creation and growth of business in Albany County

OUR MISSION

The Advance Albany County Alliance is a Local Development Corporation focused on business development and growth, retaining and attracting jobs, and promoting Albany County. We collaborate with public, private, and nonprofit interests to create an economy that provides opportunities for all of its residents. 

Our team helps businesses of all sizes grow, expand, and attract top talent in Albany County. We work to share the wonderful opportunities for young professionals, families, and advanced professionals here in Albany County. Our services are offered at no cost to businesses as our operations are supported by public and private funders who are equally committed to the success of our county.

Our vision is for Albany County to be the need to be and want to be location.

Kevin O'Connor
Kevin O'Connor
Chief Executive Officer
Melanie LaRose
Melanie LaRose
Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Catalano
Kevin Catalano
Senior Vice-President & Director of Commercial Lending
Andrew Joyce
Andrew Joyce
Chairman of the Albany County Legislature
Dan McCoy
Dan McCoy
Albany County Executive
Alan Goldberg
Alan Goldberg
Board Chair
Alan Alexander
Alan Alexander
Senior Vice President & Regional Commercial Banking Manager NBT Bank
Carmen Duncan
Carmen Duncan
Chief Coach + Founder Mission Accomplished Transition Services
Marcia White
Marcia White
President The College of Saint Rose
Rich Rosen
Rich Rosen
Vice President & Partner Columbia Development Corporation
Tom Nardacci
Tom Nardacci
CEO & Founder Aurelius Coworks
Michael Cinquanti
Michael Cinquanti
Senior Vice President & Counsel O'Donnell & Associates
The Alliance & The Albany County Business Development Corporation

The Alliance is proud to partner with The Albany County Business Development Corporation (ACBDC) to support a viable, sustainable economic eco-system in the county of Albany by providing low interest commercial loans through the Al Tech Loan Fund to small and medium size businesses that are expected to create employment opportunities and/or expand the commercial real estate tax base.

Learn more about the ACBDC ›