About the EDC

The Jersey City Economic Development Corporation (JCEDC) is a private, nonprofit 501 (c) (3) corporation created in 1980.


The mission of the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation is to promote and facilitate economic development throughout Jersey City. Working in conjunction with City officials, JCEDC serves the people and business community of Jersey City by:


  • Assisting businesses, especially small businesses, with technical assistance and flexible financial programs that create and retain employment opportunities;

  • Administering programs that stimulate neighborhood economic development and contribute to the overall economic wellbeing of Jersey City;
  • Facilitating the dissemination of economic development information; and

  • Working with government to coordinate existing economic development efforts and focus resources for maximum impact.

  • Marketing Jersey City as a premier destination to the leisure and business traveler. In collaboration with the City of Jersey City, we established the JC Make It Yours brand.

Jersey City Economic Development Corporation is a valuable resource for all businesses. We invite you to visit and explore our site often. We look forward to partnering with you and your business.

Our Team

Jennifer Moore
Director of Business

Shannon Mitchell
Senior Associate

Florence Baron
Director Development

Miriam Tineo

Financial Administrator


Contact Number

(833) 272-8373

Board of Trustees

Mayor Steven Fulop
Rosemary McFadden, Chair

Brendan Somerville, Vice Chair
Nicholas Cavaluzzi, Secretary

Kia Deadwyler, Assistant Secretary

Suraj Kaufman, Treasurer

Jeff Justice Williams

Osman Gani

Phillip McGovern
Richard Campisano, Esq., Counsel


    Jersey City Small Business Services division at the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation is your “First Stop to Open Shop” for all your small business needs.


    Jersey City Small Business Services provides guidance to entrepreneurs and small businesses from business formation to build out, and training to marketing. Through one-on-one counseling, you’ll learn about our three small business loans, the advantages of UEZ certification, how to start a business, how to open shop, and more.