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Office of Economic Development
Office of Economic Development

Contact Information 

If you have questions, please contact us via email at or telephone at (510) 981-7530.  We look forward to hearing from you and we will make every effort to assist you.     

You may also mail inquiries to: 

City of Berkeley
Office of Economic Development
2180 Milvia Street, 5th Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704

For assistance or more information, please contact our staff:    


The mission of the Office of Economic Development is to assist businesses, entrepreneurs, artists and community organizations to access services, feel welcome in Berkeley, and thrive.


Jordan Klein
Economic Development Manager

Mr. Klein advises the City Manager on economic development activities, including business assistance, business finance, employment generation and linkages, commercial project development, neighborhood commercial revitalization, and civic art programs.

Areas of Focus:
• Team Support
• Work Plan Priorities
• City Council Referrals
• Interdepartmental Coordination
• Media Inquiries

Commercial Business Districts:
• Downtown Berkeley

        Eleanor Hollander

Eleanor Hollander
Economic Development Project Coordinator

Areas of Focus:
• Small Business Services
• Planning & Real Estate Support
• Visit Berkeley
• Data & Reporting
• Cannabis Policy
• Transit Coordination

Commercial Business Districts:
• Telegraph
• Downtown Berkeley
• North Shattuck
• Solano

       Liz Redman-Cleveland

Liz Redman Cleveland
Chief Strategist, Sustainable Growth

Areas of Focus:
• Biotech, Tech & Manufacturing sector support
• Business Networks (Berkeley Startup Cluster, Buy Local Berkeley, Women Entrepreneurs of Berkeley, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Partnerships)
• Broadband Masterplan Development
• Green Business Programs
• Workforce Development

Commercial Business Districts:
• Gilman

        Kieron Slaughter (cropped)

Kieron Slaughter
Community Development Project Coordinator

Areas of Focus:
• Small Business Services
• Revolving Loan Fund
• Planning & Zoning Policy
• Data & Reporting

Commercial Business Districts:
• Elmwood
• Lorin
• Sacramento
• University


Felicia Graham
Office Specialist III

Areas of Responsibility:
• Administrative Support
• Communications
• Contracts & Payments
• Processing City Council Items
• Records


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(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903