Economic Development and Planning

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Theresa Ward

Deputy County Executive and Commissioner, Economic Development and Planning



H. Lee Dennison Building,
11th Floor,
100 Veterans Memorial Highway,
Hauppauge, New York 11788

Phone: 631-853-4800

Fax: 631-853-4767


Economic Development

The Department of Economic Development and Planning assists and promotes the development, growth and retention of a broad mix of industry clusters that facilitate job opportunities and private capital investment.  Through implementation of various technical and financing programs the department acts as a one-stop resource for all type of business sectors and their respective needs.  We assist private enterprise, not-for-profit organizations and municipalities in the production of workforce housing that offers opportunities for our highly educated and skilled workforce to remain here in Suffolk County.  Through various grants the department encouraging tourism and downtown revitalization both which support the quality of life our residents have come to enjoy and expect. 


Please scan through our website to learn more about the programs available.  Email or call our department at 631.853.4800 to learn more.