Learn more about the St. Lawrence County IDA Local Development Corporation

Board Members

BRIAN W. STAPLES – Chairman
Brian W. Staples, CPA

ERNEST LABAFF – Vice Chairman
President, (Emeritus) Aluminum Brick & Glass Workers International

LYNN BLEVINS – Secretary
Blevins Brothers, Inc.

MARK C. HALL
Town of Fine, New York

ANDREW MCMAHON
Massena Electric Department

JAMES REAGEN
St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators

STEVEN MORRILL
Gebarten Acres

19 Commerce Lane, Suite 1
Canton, New York 13617

Organizational Chart

Officers

Patrick J.Kelly
Chief Executive Officer

Thomas A. Plastino
Deputy CEO

Kimberly A. Gilbert
Chief Financial Officer

Staff:

John M. Pinkerton
Project Manager

Welcome to the SLC IDA Local Development Corporation

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency Local Development Corporation was established in 1986 by the St. Lawrence County IDA to administer a revolving loan fund and to stimulate the growth of private sector employment in St. Lawrence County, New York.

The loan fund can assist businesses by making low-interest, subordinated loans for real estate acquisition, building construction and rehabilitation, or machinery and equipment acquisition and rehabilitation. 

Our Mission

The mission of the St. Lawrence County IDA Local Development Corporation is to stimulate the growth of private sector employment in St. Lawrence County by providing financial assistance to new and expanding industries, and to certain retail/market-driven facilities.

The purpose of the Corporation shall be to relieve and reduce unemployment; promote and provide for additional and maximum employment; better and maintain job opportunities; instruct or train individuals to improve or develop their capabilities for jobs; carry on scientific research for the purpose of aiding the community of St. Lawrence County by attracting industry to the community and by encouraging the development of, or retention of, an industry in the community; lessen the burdens of government and act in the public interest.

Enabling Legislation:
Certificate of Incorporation