Albany County Department of
Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building
112 State Street | Room 720 | Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 447-5670 | Fax: (518) 447-5662

Economic Development

It is an exciting time to be doing business in Albany County. There are a myriad of opportunities and economic development initiatives available to create an environment that is conducive to business expansion and job growth. The County participates in business attraction and retention efforts which work within the overall economic development framework of the entire County and strives to address the needs of current and prospective Albany County employers. We also have ongoing efforts to identify and promote properties suitable for economic development.

For more information, please contact County Executive’s Office by email at, or call (518) 447-7040.

Incentive Programs

Econ Dev - Incentive Programs

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  • Empire Zones [program closed]

  • Excelsior Jobs Program

  • Economic Development Partners

  • Industrial Development Agencies

Demographic and Economic Data

Econ Dev - Demographic and Economic Data

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  • Education (K-12, Colleges and Universities)

  • Economic Data

  • Strategic Location of Albany County