Community and Economic Development

The mission of the Department of Community and Economic Development (CED) is to provide the highest level of professional, ethical and customer-oriented services to residents, businesses and developers by promoting job creation, new investment and economic growth in the City of Rome. For more information please visit our Building Rome site.

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Community & Economic Development Contact Information:

198 N. Washington Street
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: (315) 339-7643
Fax: (315) 838-1167

Edward Seelig
Deputy Director of Community and Economic Development
(315) 838-1726
Email: Ed Seelig

Patricia DeFina
(315) 339-7643
Email: Patricia DeFina

Matthew J Andrews
Senior Planner
(315) 339-7628
Email: Matt Andrews

Brandon La Roy
Community Development Advisor
(315) 339-7645
Email: Brandon La Roy

Kiva VanDerGeest
(315) 339-7644
Email: Kiva VanDerGeest

Diana Samuels
Assistant Planner
(315) 339-7646
Email: Diana Samuels

Makenzi L. Enos
Planning Aide
(315) 339-7608
Email: Makenzi L. Enos