Economic Development

Welcome to the Office of Economic Development.  The City of Rochester is one of the fastest-growing retail and entertainment destinations in the Seacoast region.  With a long manufacturing history, Rochester is home to thriving advanced woven composites and manufacturing, and aerospace vehicle firms.  An educational center, Rochester has award winning, state-of-the-art specialized training facilities to support the demand for highly trained workforce.

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The office is located at Rochester Community Center, 150 Wakefield Street, First Floor - Suite 203, 7/10 of a mile to the north from City Hall. From City Hall, continue north on Wakefield Street, make a left turn immediately following the Spaulding High School Athletic Fields. 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Karen Pollard Economic Development Manager (603) 335-7522
Jennifer Murphy Aubin Executive Secretary
Jenn Marsh Economic Development Specialist
Julian Long Community Development Coordinator / Grants Manager