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The Business Development team at NYCEDC is your dedicated partner, guiding you through every step of your expansion or relocation.

Daniel Clark Daniel Clark

Daniel Clark serves as VP & Director of Business Development at NYCEDC, where he oversees business attraction, retention, and expansion. Dan also has a background in community development, including former roles as the Executive Director of the Staten Island Business Outreach Center and the Forest Avenue Business Improvement District. Contact Daniel.

Youcif Almegaryaf Youcif Almegaryaf

Youcif Almegaryaf has been an AVP on NYCEDC’s Business Development team since January 2019. He has a wide-ranging economic, infrastructure, and business development background across the public and private sectors. His focus industries are life sciences, finance, insurance, real estate, tech, and manufacturing. Contact Youcif.

Lia Manos Lia Manos

Lia Manos is a Project Manager on NYCEDC’s Business Development team. Her experience includes working with CBRE’s Investment Properties Institutional Group and with Alexandria Real Estate Equities. She has also worked for the North Carolina Department of Commerce, marketing apprenticeships across the state. Her focus industries include green economy, gaming, and offshore wind. Contact Lia.

Aleksandra Popovik Aleksandra Popovik

Aleksandra Popovik is a Project Manager on the NYCEDC Business Development team. Previously, at Bank of Montreal and the Consulate General of Canada in New York, she worked on the Canadian Technology Accelerator program helping early-stage high-growth tech startups expand into NYC. Her focus industries include tech, green economy, and venture capital. Contact Aleksandra.

The Force Behind the Team

Soft Landing: Integrating Businesses into the City’s Ecosystem

Justyn Turner - Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Sascha Oswald - Assistant Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Adelia Rattray - Project Manager, Strategic Partnerships
Jessica Copi - Administrative Coordinator, Partnerships

International & External Relations: Spreading the NYC Story to Stakeholders across the Public and Private Sectors

Elizabeth Ginsburg - Vice President, Strategic Engagement
Anne-Sophie Mahle - Assistant Vice President, International Partnerships
Tara Das - Senior Project Manager, Government & Community Relations
Erica Gould - Assistant Vice President, Strategic Communications
Willis Chen - Vice President, Marketing
Stephen Rossi - Senior Project Manager, Marketing

Business Solutions: Providing Businesses with the Tools They Need to Hit the Ground Running

Megha Chopra - Vice President, Asset Management
Kyle Marks - Vice President, Economic Research & Policy
Emily Marcus - Vice President, Strategic Investments Group
Noah Schumer - Assistant Vice President, Strategic Investments Group

Industry Advisory: Offering Paths of Connectivity within NYC’s Growth Sectors

Sonia Park - Vice President, Creative
Daria Siegel - Vice President, Tech
Justina Torres - Assistant Vice President, Life Sciences
AJ Jean - Senior Project Manager, Gaming

Contact Us

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Contact the NYCEDC Business Development team today.