Welcome to the Greater Rochester, NY / Finger Lakes Region
Picture a city with miles of lakeshore, a central-city riverfront sprinkled with waterfalls, and a historic canal that flows through the heart of the small-town Americana. Now imagine that same city surrounded by glacier-carved lakes, one of the largest collections of cobblestone homes in the country, and world-class wine country.
We're a history-rich Erie Canal boom town that today ranks among the top Knowledge Economies in the World.
Birthplace of Fortune 500 firms Eastman Kodak Co., Xerox Corp., Bausch & Lomb Inc. Home to wine giant Constellation Brands, whose CEO was named Man of the Year by Wine Enthusiast; as well as upscale grocer Wegmans Food Markets, consistently ranked among Fortune's "Top 100 Companies to Work For."
The region also is home to some of the country's finest educational institutions, including eleven public high schools ranked among the Best High Schools in America.
Rochester, NY provides residents with a world class quality of life. We have the arts, sports and culture of a big city and the comfort of a small town. There are activities to enjoy year round from boating on Lake Ontario and golfing at one of our 95 golf courses to skiing at top notch resorts.
The quality of life in the Greater Rochester, NY Region is exceptional. We invite you to visit our community and see for yourself why people who move here don't want to leave.
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