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
Antionette Dukes-Hedge
Antionette Dukes-Hedge
Executive Assistant to Chief Executive Officer
Kevin Catalano
Kevin Catalano
Senior Vice-President & Director of Commercial Lending
Naomi Stryker
Naomi Stryker
Receptionist
Rosemary McHugh
Rosemary McHugh
Economic Development Coordinator
Amy Thompson
Amy Thompson
Chief Financial Officer
Lucas Rogers
Lucas Rogers
Economic Development & Sustainability Coordinator
Joanne Cunningham
Joanne Cunningham
Chairwoman 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
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 of Regional Food Bank of Northeastern NY & Founder of 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.

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FEATURED NEWS

About the Alliance

The Alliance is Hiring for a Site Developer Project Manager!

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Support for Businesses

Offshore Wind Facilities at Ports of Albany, Coeymans to Support over 13,000 Jobs, and Generate Billions in Economic Impact

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Support for Businesses

Governor Hochul Announces $10 Billion Partnership to Bring Next-Generation Research and Development Center to NY Creates’ Albany Nanotech Complex

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