About Us

Our Mission

CenterState CEO is Central New York's premier business leadership and economic development organization, committed to creating a region where business thrives, and all people prosper.

Our Values

To be recognized as a visionary leader, effective advocate, exceptional employer and a force for positive outcomes for our community. 

Our Members

Membership provides access to business development assistance and connections to nearly 2,000 member businesses of all sizes across Central and Northern New York.  Whether your business is large or small, already a member or interested in becoming one, we invite you to join our efforts to enhance business competitiveness, economic development and quality of life in our region.



CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity celebrates diversity. As a forward thinking economic development strategist, we embrace all individuals and respect their originality. Diversity, in all of its forms, is imperative to our success. Click here to read CenterState CEO's full Diversity and Inclusion Policy.


Inclusion is central to our vision of continually building a region that is vibrant, globally-connected and recognized as a place where businesses thrive and all people prosper. Whether it’s religion, race or ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, age or differing abilities, our unique backgrounds, experiences and thoughts drive creative and effective decision-making. An inclusive workplace delivers better outcomes for our community, our members, and our team.


CenterState CEO demonstrates its commitment by welcoming talented people of all backgrounds and recognizing them as critical elements of our organizational and regional success.  We continue to create a diverse organization through improvements in recruiting, retaining, training, advancement and fostering an inviting organizational culture. 


Board of Directors

The CenterState CEO Board of Directors is drawn from the community and business leaders who make up the organization’s membership.

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Staff Directory
Contact information for our core staff and partner organizations.
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Partners & Programs
We have developed many strong partnerships to provide enhanced services to our members and advance business opportunities.
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Openings at CenterState CEO and its partner organizations are listed here and on LinkedIn.

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115 W. Fayette Street Syracuse, NY 13202 Phone: 315.470.1800 Fax: 315.471.8545
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