GROWING GREATER ROC
WE'RE ON A MISSION
TO ACCELERATE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN GREATER ROCHESTER
To create new jobs, increase regional wealth, raise regional GDP and enhance opportunity. To invest in a world-class economic development ecosystem where incumbent businesses are thriving, new firms are locating, and the world's best talent is choosing to live.
Through ROC2025, we're dedicating significantly more resources to growth. Enhancing the reach and impact of current efforts, furthering our work to expand the regional economy, and competing more effectively for jobs and investment. Learn More About Our Strategy
net new jobs in the region
increase in regional wealth
residents lifted out of poverty
increase in metropolitan GDP
WHY GREATER ROCHESTER
INNOVATORS. CREATORS. RULE BREAKERS. GAME CHANGERS.
Greater Rochester is home to Fortune 1000 pacesetters, iconic brands, industry-rattling startups and firms on Inc. 5000’s list of the nation’s fastest-growing.
- #1 metro for future growth - Jump Starting America
- Top-20 millennial magnet - Bloomberg/Lending Tree
- Top-25 most innovative city - 24/7 Wall Street
- #1 metro in STEM degrees per capita - USDOE
- #5 metro in patents per capita - USPTO
- Top-20 best quality of life - US News & World Report
ACCELERATING ROCHESTER'S GROWTH
Together we're investing in a world-class 21st century economic development ecosystem by increasing our competitive capacity, coordinating our work, and launching the nation's boldest and most engaging regional brand.