SEDC is a private sector, non-profit, consulting firm, established in 1978, that works to retain existing businesses while creating new jobs in Saratoga County, New York. With a Board of successful businesspeople, and a staff of experts that understand what it takes to go into business and stay in business, the corporation brings a degree of experience that sets it apart from other economic development organizations.
SEDC has been the private-sector point-of-contact for more than 200 successful business attraction, retention and expansion projects, accounting for more than 17,000 new jobs, $12 billion in investments, and millions of dollars in annual tax revenue. In just the past three years alone, we have helped create 775 new jobs and retain nearly 600 others, and facilitated more than $2 billion in new capital investments. One of our proudest accomplishments is to have done our work with 100% private-sector funding —business helping business.