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Our Strong Business History

Pittsford possesses a strong history of commerce that dates back to the thriving commercial activity associated with the Erie Canal. Today, Pittsford is the ideal place for both business activity as well as a tourist destination.
With great business locations such as The Village of Pittsford, Northfield Common, Schoen Place, Tobey Plaza, Pittsford Plaza and Linden Oaks, there are a variety of destinations for the most discerning shopper.

Making Pittsford Buzz!

The Businesses of Pittsford, NY.

Consumers are always looking for excellent products and services, but they are also looking for a unique, quality experience when they shop. In Pittsford, you will find excellent businesses ranging from fashion retail stores, world-class sports and recreation, fine dining, gourmet food stores, fine craft stores, home improvement stores and services, as well as professionals in the financial industries, insurance industry, medical field, and establishments in the senior living industry.

Discover Life in Pittsford

Our Pittsford Community

Community.
Diversity.
Economic Prosperity.

Discover the year round beauty of Pittsford. Pittsford has so much to offer all those who visit, live or work here. Stroll along the Erie Canal where shops and restaurants are nestled along the banks of the Canal. Enjoy a boat ride where you can take in the beauty of our community.

Listen to live outdoor music at our Port of Pittsford. Discover the charming boutiques, restaurants, retail and commercial businesses. Come by, take a yoga class, stop for a cup of coffee, shop for that unique gift, visit our local farmer’s market, or discover our public library system. We have other shopping opportunities along our Monroe Avenue Coridor and Pittsford Plaza.

Pittsford is known for it’s top-rated golf courses, where we have been home to the PGA, US Open, Ryder Cup and the LPGA. In addition, we have several gorgeous county parks with hiking trails, fishing, picnicking and more.

We are proud to be state ranked and recognized for our top-rated school system, and proud to be recognized by Family Circle as being one of the best towns to raise a family. Pittsford is also known for its high caliber colleges.

Need accommodations? We can offer you a historic B&B, a high end resort & spa, or a well-known chain hotel. Whatever your travel needs are, Pittsford has it. Whether you are in Pittsford for a few hours, a day, a week, you will discover why Pittsford is a place people want to be.

Our Team

Board of Directors & Staff

We’re proud to get to be a part of the Pittsford community!

Sherry Grugel
President

Oversees all aspects of the Chamber. Advocates for advancing the goals and mission of the Chamber to benefit our members and community.

Sherry is Catering/Sales Manager for Neutral Ground Coffee on Schoen Place.

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Greg Messner
Vice President

Maintains the status of membership within The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce. Responsible for retention, recruitment and outreach efforts.

Greg is Vice President of Messner Flooring.

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Lisa Formicola
Past President

Advocates for advancing the organization’s mission and goals. Works closely with incoming President to ensure a smooth transition.

Lisa is the Branch Manager for Tompkins Community Bank.

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Matt O’Connor
Treasurer

A Pittsford Town Councilman from 2012-2019, Matt is retired from Monroe Community College and ITT Exelis Geospatial Systems.

He currently serves as Chair of the Saints Place Advisory Board and Co-Chair of the Monroe County Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee.

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Paul Winkler
Recording Secretary

Maintains the status of membership within The Pittsford Chamber of Commerce. Responsible for retention, recruitment and outreach efforts.

Paul is a consultant with ESL Investment Services.

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Tom Hartzell
Government Relations Committee

Advocates for our small business members. Provides up-to-date information on issues affecting small business.

Tom is an attorney with Finucane Hartzell, LLP.

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Lisa Hogan
Marketing Communications Committee

Works to promote the Chamber and its members to the community.

Lisa is Manager of Chandeliers Boutique in the Village of Pittsford.

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Bonnie Miguel

Bonnie is the owner of Miguel Creative as well as Notion.

Chris Sekula

Chris the the owner of Sekula’s Precision Painting.

Mike Ross

Mike is Director of Sales at Simply Crepes Cafe & Catering.

Sean Dacey

Sean is with Hadlock Ace Hardware and is Vice President of Hadlock Paint Company.

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