Downtown Development Specialist

What is a Downtown Development Specialist?

The Downtown Development Specialist (DDS) works with downtown businesses, organizations, city leaders and community members to create a place people want to live, work and visit. Begun in 2017, the DDS office focuses on placemaking as a path toward economic development.

Jennifer Jennings, Gloversville’s DDS, is based in the offices of Fulton County Center for Regional Growth at 34 West Fulton Street. She may be reached at or at 518.725.7700 ext. 1004.

Transparency and Accountability

Ms. Jennings works to engage the community in every aspect of revitalization. Downtown events and programming work to make the community’s vision a reality. Below is a link to her 2017 and 2018 years in review and what 2019 has in store.

2017 DDS Year In Review

2018 DDS Year In Review

2017 to 2019 Case Study_Review