About the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation

Our Mission

The mission of the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation is to serve Hudson County’s diverse communities by providing comprehensive financial access, information, professional training and affordable housing. Our vision is to build a healthy local economy through collaborative partnerships for businesses, organizations and individuals.

Our Team

Michelle Richardson
Executive Director
201-369- 4370

Tammy Watterman
Office Manager

Gillian Hansen
Program & Communications Coordinator

Executive Board
President: Kevin O’Connor- SUEZ Water
Vice President: Alan Lambiase- River Terminal Development
Treasurer: Richard F. Dwyer- PSE&G
Assistant Treasurer: Kenneth O’Neill
Secretary: Harry Melendez- Jersey City Department of Health & Human Services, Retired

Francesca Giarratana – Hudson County Division of Planning
Norman Guerra  – Hudson County Improvement Authority
Carlos Medina- Robinson Aerial Surveys
Harry Melendez- Jersey City Department of Health & Human Services, Retired
Lisa Prusko – Office of the Hudson County Register
The Honorable Jermaine Robinson- Owner: Light Rail Cafe & Life of Pie Pizzeria; Councilman: City of Jersey City, Ward F

Contact Us
The Hudson EDC wants to help open the doors of Hudson County to your business! We want to be a trusted advisor and partner to answer any of your questions and provide as much assistance as possible. Contact us to get started!

Hudson County Economic Development Corporation: Opening Doors In Hudson County!

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