Empire State Development Corporate Information

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About Empire State Development

Empire State Development is the umbrella organization for New York’s two principal economic development financing entities: The New York State Urban Development Corporation and the Department of Economic Development. In an effort to increase efficiency and enhance the delivery of initiatives, these two agencies have worked together seamlessly since 1995. Their singular mission is the facilitation of business growth and job creation across New York State.

For more information about the Job Development Authorityclick here.

Financial information


Public reporting

Guidelines, policies & compliance

Guidelines & forms for IDAs

Required forms for Vendors

Non-Discrimination and Contractor & Supplier Diversity Forms:

1. OCSD-1 - MWBE and SDVOB Participation / EEO Policy Statement
2. OCSD-2 - Staffing Plan
3. OCSD-3 - Workforce Utilization Report
   OCSD-3A - Workforce Utilization Report Instructions
4. OSCD - Workforce Utilization Report - EEO SOC Classification Guide
5. OCSD-4 - MWBE and SDVOB Utilization Plan
6. OCSD - Diversity Practices Questionnaire
7. OCSD-5 - Waiver Request Form
8. OCSD-6 Compliance Report
9.  Empire State Development FY2018-19 MWBE Utilization Plans and Waivers
10. Empire State Development FY2018-19 SDVOB Utilization Plans and Waivers
11. Department of Economic Development FY2018-19 MWBE Utilization Plans and Waivers
12. Department of Economic Development FY2018-19 SDVOB Utilization Plans and Waivers


In addition, Empire State Development offers a number of services for businesses, including loans and grants, tax credits, and other financing and technical assistance. For more information on any of these programs, please visit Business Programs or contact your local ESD Regional Office.