NYC Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Job Recovery as Mayor Adams Announces Cancellation of Pandemic Job Losses

The Five-Cities Chamber Alliance released the following statement from Lisa Sorin, president of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce.

These include Randy Peers, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce; Jessica Walker, President and CEO of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce; Tom Grech, president and CEO of the Queens Chamber of Commerce; and Linda Baran, President and CEO of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce in response to the news that New York City hit an all-time high in jobs and regained jobs lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic:

“As leaders New York City five chambers of commerce throughout the borough, we are pleased to report today that the city has reached an all-time high in total jobs and regained jobs lost during the pandemic. This progress is a testament to the resilience of our business community and the leadership of Mayor Adams and his administration, who have invested in programs that have helped small businesses — which make up 94 percent of the city’s private businesses — drive our city’s economy. recovery.”

“Since its launch by five chambers of commerce across the borough in October 2020, the Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) has reached over 40,000 small businesses and helped launch many new businesses. Our team has helped these small businesses grow and prosper by providing them with free personalized advice and support. Figures released today show these businesses are driving job growth in the city.

“Thank you to Mayor Adams and his team for their unwavering commitment to helping entrepreneurs and our small business community, and please join them in celebrating today’s wonderful news.”

Small Business Resource Network

Tea NYC The Small Business Resource Network (SBRN) is a comprehensive approach to small business resilience, offering free, personalized advice and support to help businesses grow and thrive. Originally launched as a pandemic recovery effort, SBRN today continues to support small businesses through a partnership between five borough chambers of commerce with generous support from the City of New York. Our unique service delivery model places business support specialists on the ground in neighborhoods across the city, helping businesses connect to free resources offered by the public and private sectors.

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