Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (518)380-5077 or use
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Center Success Story:
The Prokop Family of Crossbrook Farm

Albany Small Business Development Center

Serving Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington Counties

We think New York is great for small business -- and so do our clients.

Since our start in 1984, the expert advisors of the Albany SBDC have worked directly with 22,000 businesses, helping them to invest $361,626,006 in the area's economy, and create or save 11,203 jobs.

If you or your business reside in New York, the SBDC can maneuver you around the obstacles to success.  Among other things, we help our clients:

  • understand the importance of a business plan
  • discover sources of funding
  • prepare for e-commerce
  • identify avenues for exporting goods & services
  • develop marketing plans
  • assess an invention’s viability
  • comply with licensing & regulations

And thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are free of charge.

Contacting the Albany SBDC:

University at Albany
6 Executive Park Drive, Entrance B
Albany, NY 12203  

Directions to the center

Director: William Brigham

Center: (518)380-5077
Fax: (518)380-5071

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:
9 AM - 5PM


Outreach Offices:
Albany County Satellite
Albany-Colonie Chamber of Commerce
5 Computer Dr. S
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 380-5077
Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce
2 North Main St
Gloversville, NY 12078
Phone: (518) 380-5077
Rensselaer County Satellite
Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce
255 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: (518) 380-5077
Saratoga County Satellite
Saratoga Economic Development Corp.
28 Clinton St
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 - 2866
Phone: (518)380-5077
Schenectady County Satellite
Schenectady County Chamber of Commerce
306 State St
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: (518) 380-5077
Schoharie County Satellite
SUNY Cobleskill
Warner Hall 208 Rt. 7
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Phone: (518) 380-5077
Southern Saratoga County Satellite
Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 399
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: (518) 380-5077
Warren County Satellite
Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce
135 Glen Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801 - 2801
Phone: (518) 380-5077