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Forty under 40 Class of 2017

Danielle Abramson Swartz Associate Director of Major Giving WXXI Public Broadcasting Age: 31 Education: A.A., liberal arts, Monroe Community College; B.A., sociology, Nazareth College Family:  Husband, Michael Residence: Irondequoit Professional responsibilities: Fundraising, and producer on WXXI’s Norm & Company Professional ...

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Technology and Manufacturing Awards 2017

This year, in an effort to spotlight the positive work being done in the local manufacturing sector, the Rochester Technology and Manufacturing Asso- ciation and Rochester Business Journal partnered to create the region’s first-ever Technology and Manufacturing Awards. The Greater ...

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Best Lawyers® in Rochester – 2018

The guide to leading attorneys in Rochester For important business and personal matters, top-quality legal representation is a must. Best Lawyers®  in Rochester can help you obtain the legal representation you need. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected ...

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Unlocking the next generation’s boundless potential

  This story appeared in the RBJ’s Rochester Business Hall of Fame 2017 section. See more content from this section here. There is not a week that goes by where I do not hear some inspiring story of a young person who, against all ...

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Finding purpose in breaking boundaries

This story appeared in the RBJ’s Rochester Business Hall of Fame 2017 section. See more content from this section here. Christine Whitman calls herself an “accidental entrepreneur.” “I just wanted to work for a company that I was proud of,” Whitman says. “ As ...

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His ‘hobby’ helped the region’s children

This story appeared in the RBJ’s Rochester Business Hall of Fame 2017 section. See more content from this section here. The late William Levine had a kind of unusual hobby. “He used to always say ‘My hobby is to make money and give it ...

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Improving the Rochester region and beyond

This story appeared in the RBJ’s Rochester Business Hall of Fame 2017 section. See more content from this section here. For Victor Salerno, business growth is essential. “If you’re not growing, you’re having problems,” says the 73-year-old CEO of the O’Connell Electric Company Inc. ...

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From humble beginnings to a worldwide brand

This story appeared in the RBJ’s Rochester Business Hall of Fame 2017 section. See more content from this section here. Rob Sands had big shoes to fill when he took over as president and CEO of Constellation Brands in 2007. His father, Marvin Sands, ...

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Wegmans defying assumptions

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. For over a century, Wegmans Food Markets Inc. has been an integral part of Rochester’s DNA. But these days, it’s far more ...

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Pillars of the Economy

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. For the residents of Rochester, several names have stood out in the annals of our history; Henry Lomb, George Eastman, Colonel Nathaniel ...

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The biggest 
business story

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. When 1987 ended, Eastman Kodak employed nearly 45,000 local employees. It was a business icon globally and the Great Yellow Father locally. ...

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A Continued Evolution

This story appeared in the RBJ’s commemorative 30th Anniversary section. See more content related to the RBJ’s anniversary here. In the two centuries since Rochesterville was incorporated, the region has changed dramatically and has been influenced by a number of factors, ...

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