Cayuga County is a great place to grow your business.  From financing and technical assistance programs to various transportation options, Cayuga County has what your business needs to succeed.

Contact us for free and confidential assistance with your startup, expansion, or location project:

  • Julia Foster, Small Business Development Specialist

    As the Business Development Specialist for CEDA, Julia is responsible for providing resources for entrepreneurs and emerging businesses.

    Businesses with 10 or fewer employees should contact Julia. jfoster@cayugaeda.org

  • Maureen Riester, Economic Development Specialist

    As the Economic Development Specialist for CEDA, Maureen works to retain and expand existing businesses, as well as to attract new businesses to expand or relocate to Cayuga County.  To do so, she identifies available commercial sites and buildings, and helps businesses navigate the myriad of programs and incentives at the local, state, and federal levels.

    Businesses with more than 10 employees should contact Maureen. mriester@cayugaeda.org