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Rockland Small Business Development Center

Serving Putnam, Rockland, Westchester Counties

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (845) 356-6065 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Henry Oneil of Imperial Asphalt and Aggregate Distributors, Inc

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1987, the expert advisors of the Rockland SBDC have worked directly with 21,448 businesses, helping them to invest $874,821,134 in the area's economy, and create or save 14,137 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Rockland SBDC:

Center: (845) 356-6065
Fax: (845) 230-7309

Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Brucker Hall
Suffern, NY 10901-3699  

Directions to the center

Director: Louis Scamardella

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
M-F 9 AM - 5 PM; By appointment on request


Outreach Offices:
White Plains Outreach Center at Westchester
800 Westchester Avenue
Port Chester, NY 10573
M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM; By appointment only
Phone: (845) 356-6065

Satellite Offices:
Fordham University Outreach
400 Westchester Avenue
West Harrison, NY 10604
M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM; By appointment only
(845) 356-6065
Mahopac-Putnam Outreach
Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce
692 Route 6 Mahopac, NY 10541
as scheduled
Rockland BRC & Global Center for Advanced
Manufacturing Technologies
37 West Broad Street, 2nd Floor Haverstraw, NY 10927
M-F, 9 AM - 5 PM; By appointment only
(845) 356-6065