Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council

The Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council (FLREDC) is the strategic economic advisory board for the greater Rochester, New York region.

    DRAFT 2018 FLREDC Annual Report

    Comments on draft report are welcomed and can be submitted via email to and will be considered until COB Monday, September 17, 2018.

    Upcoming FLREDC Meeting

    FLREDC Public Meeting
    September 27, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    Three Brothers Wineries & Estate
    623 Lerch Road
    Geneva, NY 14456


    A primary role of the FLREDC is to create a regional strategic plan and provide a written update every year. Learn more about Finger Lakes strategies and progress below.  Click here to access all of the Finger Lakes progress reports.

    • 2017 Finger Lakes SIAT Presentation Video Preview

      2017 Finger Lakes SIAT Presentation

      See the Finger Lake’s 2017 presentation to the Strategic Implementation Assessment Team.
    • Strategic Plans/Reports

      2017 Finger Lakes Progress Report

      Learn more about Finger Lakes 2017 strategies, priorities and progress.
    • Strategic Plans/Reports

      2015 Finger Lakes URI Plan

      Learn more about the Finger Lake’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative plan.
      Finger Lakes Forward

    Finger Lakes Forward

    Finger Lakes Forward (FLX FWD) is the strategic plan developed by the FLREDC for Governor Cuomo’s Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) and selected by NYS to receive $500 million for a five-year...

    Downtown Revitalization Initiative

    Governor Cuomo’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) is transforming downtown neighborhoods into vibrant communities where the next generation of New Yorkers will want to live work and raise families.

    FL DRI Round 1 (2016): City of Geneva (Ontario County)

    FL DRI Round 2 (2017): City of Batavia (Genesee County)

    Finger lakes event
    Linden Street in the City of Geneva has become a beacon of activity on the north shore of Seneca Lake.

    FLREDC Public Meetings

    Read meeting notes and see meeting notices for the Finger Lakes REDC

    Finger Lakes Region News

    Learn about the economic developments and events in the Finger Lakes Region

    Past CFA Awards

    View past CFA awards ceremonies for the Finger Lakes Region

    More About the Finger Lakes Region

    Our Vision

    Our Leadership

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    Vincent Esposito, Regional Director