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 economic development financing incentives, marketing, technical assistance, government contracting programs, information and referrals. Additionally, it houses and administers the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Small Business Center (SBC), the Rockland County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) and the Rockland County Economic Assistance Corporation (RCEAC), which operate independently under Steven Porath, Executive Director, 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 the REDC by-laws. There are seven ex-officio Directors, who serve by virtue of their governmental or organizational office. There are six Board of Directors' meetings annually and the Executive Committee meets monthly.
To learn more about our business programs and services, please contact us—you'll be glad you did!