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

Florence Baron
Development Director
201-284-9478
fbaron@jcedc.org

Jennifer Moore
Small Business Director
201-284-8609
jennifer@jcedc.org

Shannon Mitchell
Senior Associate
201-892-3115
SMitchell@jcedc.org

Miriam Tineo

Financial Administrator

miriam@jcedc.org

Board of Trustees

Mayor Steven Fulop
Rosemary McFadden, Chair
Nicholas Cavaluzzi, Secretary

Jeff Justice Williams

Brendan Somerville
Kia Deadwyler
Vijay Gupta
Vincent N. Mastria
Philip McGovern
Richard Campisano, Esq., Counsel

CONTACT US

    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.

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