Broome IDA leader announces retirement

By Matt Hicks

Broome IDA leader announces retirement

March 12, 2013 Updated Mar 12, 2013 at 9:03 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Richard D'Attilio has spent 35 years working in economic development, including 15 years as executive director of the Broome County Industrial Development Agency. But on June 11, his career will come to a close.

D'Attilio announced his retirement Tuesday.

He first joined the Broome County IDA in 1995 as senior vice president of marketing.business development.

He has played a role in a variety of projects, including the Charles Street Business Park, Good Shepherd Village at Endwell, the Maines Paper and Food Service corporate headquarters expansion, and the construction of the Twin River Commons.

“Dick D’Attilio, through his leadership, has helped facilitate millions of dollars of investment in Greater Binghamton," said IDA Board Chairman Terrence M. Kane in a release to the media. "Dick leaves the IDA in sound fiscal and administrative shape, which will make the transition to a new executive director seamless. As a board, we are grateful for Dick’s years of service to the residents of Broome County and the State of New York. We congratulate and thank him for his many accomplishments."

The IDA will conduct a national search to find a new executive director.

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