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Staten Island Small Business Development Center

Serving Richmond County

Make an appointment for counseling:
Call (718) 982-2560 or use
our online form

Center Success Story:
Robert Whiteaker of Nunzio's Pizzeria & Restaurant

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

Since our start in 1993, the expert advisors of the Staten Island SBDC have worked directly with 8,538 businesses, helping them to invest $185,706,148 in the area's economy, and create or save 5,754 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 Staten Island SBDC:

Center: (718) 982-2560
Fax: (718) 982-2323

College Of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd., Building 3A, Room 105
Staten Island, NY 10314-9806  

Directions to the center

Director: Dean Balsamini

Email Address:

Hrs. of Operation:


Outreach Offices:
Bay Ridge Satellite
Please Call for Appointment
South Brooklyn Area
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Phone: (718) 619-5603
CSI Technology Incubator
60 Bay Street
Suite 902
Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone: (718) 873-4496