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.

Visit www.THINKROCHESTER.biz for site selection information. 

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