Schenectady, N.Y. — Metroplex today announced that RISA Management Corporation based in Maspeth, New York will relocate its manufacturing plant from New Lebanon, NY to the Rotterdam Corporate Park in Schenectady County. The Rotterdam Corporate Park is owned and operated by the Galesi Group. It is the largest business park in the Capital Region. The company has signed a lease to occupy 21,500 square feet of space and will bring 20 new jobs to Schenectady with plans to add 10 additional jobs in the next few years.
“Thank you to RISA for choosing Schenectady County and the Rotterdam Corporate Park to grow your company, creating new manufacturing jobs benefiting our local economy,” said Anthony Jasenski, Chairman of the Schenectady County Legislature.
D. Savi Prashad, President and CEO of RISA Management Corporation said, “Metroplex and the Galesi Group both were super responsive when we decided to relocate our manufacturing operations. We are happy to be in Schenectady County and we will use the new space to add to our growing list of clients.”
RISA is a New York State certified minority-owned business that provides custom manufactured metal products to many different customers in the Northeastern United States. The company was founded in 1994.
Rotterdam Supervisor Steven Tommasone said, “This is another win for our coordinated economic development efforts with the County. It means more jobs and more progress at the Rotterdam Corporate Park.”
Ray Gillen, Metroplex Chair said, “When we heard that RISA was looking for space, we tried to show them that we have the skilled workforce and ideal manufacturing space needed for growing companies. My thanks to the Galesi Group for their rapid response and to Savi and her team at RISA for selecting Schenectady County.”
The Rotterdam Corporate Park has almost 3.9 million square feet of space. It is located close to the point where Route 7, I-90 and I-88 meet. Tenants include Union Pacific Railroad’s Cold Connect facility, FedEx Freight, Golub Corporation, American Medical Depot, Distribution Unlimited, Captech Logistics and many others.