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 state economy, encourage business investment and job creation, and support diverse, prosperous local economies across New York State through the efficient use of loans, grants, tax credits, real estate development, marketing and other forms of assistance.


ESD Main Offices

33 Third Avenue
New York City, New York 10017
(212) 803-3100

625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12245
(518) 292-5100

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

ESD Regional Offices