About Expansion & Relocation


Bergen County Division of Economic Development Assistance

The Bergen County Division of Economic Development serves as a powerful ally for businesses seeking a new location as well as for those currently operating in the county. We can provide you with customized information on the following:

  • quality of life factors
  • office and industrial real estate markets
  • labor availability
  • taxes
  • cost of living
  • historical and projected economic data 

As the leading liaison for Bergen County companies, the Division of Economic Development helps businesses navigate the municipal and/or state permitting processes to ensure that requirements are clear and services are delivered in a timely manner.


The Division of Economic Development coordinates the delivery of business assistance programs and services provided by the county, state, and area utilities including: 

  • financing
  • incentives
  • loans and guarantees
  • tax credits
  • small business counseling
  • financing information

Within these programs, services include technical assistance for new business or manufacturers, job training grants, recruitment services, financing, grants for the creation of new jobs, and rebates for investing in energy efficient equipment. Call us today at (201) 336-7336 to learn more.

Contact Us

Joanne Cimiluca

Director of Economic Development


 Division of Economic Development

One Bergen County Plaza • 3rd Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7336


Department of Administration and Finance

One Bergen County Plaza • 5th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7335 • Fax: 201-336-7304