NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Economic growth
starts locally.

Programs, incentives, and resources to help you think, dream, and do.

WE BELIEVE IN LOCAL

Regional representatives are the heroes of our team, they serve every corner of the state and are ready to answer your questions, help you navigate incentives, get technical assistance, and more. 

Northwest New Mexico:
Lorraine Ruggles
Bernalillo Office
(505) 490-7662
Lorrainel.Ruggles@state.nm.us

Albuquerque and Surrounding Areas:
Max Gruner
ABQ Office: (505) 412.5036
Tribal Liaison
Max.Gruner@state.nm.us

Southwest New Mexico:
Louise Marquez
Las Cruces Office
(575) 430-1232
Louise.Marquez2@state.nm.us

Northeast New Mexico:
Tim Hagaman
Mora Office
(505) 862-2322
Tim.Hagaman@state.nm.us

North Central New Mexico:
Peter Mitchell
Santa Fe Office
(505) 827-2199
(505) 570-7796
Peter.Mitchell@state.nm.us

Southeast New Mexico:
Susie Russell
Roswell Office
(575) 626-6653
SusanL.Russell@state.nm.us

Programs

Business Retention & Expansion Program
get technical assistance and advice on how
to grow your business

Local Economic Development Act (LEDA)
learn more about how the program applies to
projects across infrastructure/improvement, job
creation, and retail

Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP)
reimburses 50-75% of new employee wages
up to 6 monthsto grow your business

FUNDIT New Mexico
submit your local project to see which agencies,
resources, and funding opportunities are a fit


New Mexico MainStreet
A state hosted program that works with local communities to create an economically viable business environment while preserving cultural and historic resources

NM Arts & Cultural Districts, Frontier &
Native American Communities Initiative
locally driven initiatives of NM MainStreet
designed to showcase, engage, and amplify
communities across the state

A Land for Dreamers

for Builders

for Entrepreneurs

for Putting Down Roots

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