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CityPlace50 West Main Street, Suite 8100Rochester, NY 14614phone: 585-753-2000fax: 585-753-2002Imagine Monroe exists to promote, encourage, attract and develop job opportunities and economically sound commerce throughout Monroe County. For more than four decades, area businesses have benefited from our staff matching the specific needs of companies with the appropriate programs offering a range of incentives delivered with exemplary customer service.
The agency offers financial assistance to companies in the form of sales and mortgage tax exemptions as well as real property tax abatements. In general, Imagine Monroe-assisted projects are limited to the purchase of land, the renovation of existing facilities and new machinery or equipment. Imagine Monroe benefits can be combined with incentives provided by other sources.
In partnership with Monroe Community College, Monroe County is leading the charge to train our local workforce with the LadderzUp program. LadderzUp will recruit, train, and quickly place workers into the most in-demand careers in the region including a skills bridge program, accelerated precision tooling certificate, mechatronics, entry-level healthcare, optics and photonics, IT medical assistant certificate training as well as secondary partnership programs like dual enrollment and early college high school. Workforce development programs offered by Imagine Monroe utilize our local resources including our colleges and communities to match job seekers and employers together.
The County of Monroe’s Recruiting on the Road program provides area businesses the chance to tap into the local, talented workforce by providing employment opportunities within our community. Job seekers register for free and arrive with their resumes ready to interview with area employers looking to fill jobs.