Charter Communications To Add 200+ Jobs In Rochester

Nov 15, 2016

Rendering of new Charter Communications facility in Henrietta
Credit Office of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Charter Communications is bringing over 220 new jobs to Henrietta, and retaining 500 more, as the company expands local operations and continues the process of rebranding itself as Spectrum, after acquiring Time Warner Cable.

Greg McMichael, Senior Vice President of Customer Care, made the announcement Tuesday at Charter's facility on Town Centre Drive.              

"As part of its commitment to hiring 20,000 American workers, many of which will be in the customer service field, Charter Communications is locating its northeast regional headquarters to Henrietta in early 2017."

Governor Andrew Cuomo says Charter considered moving to Texas, but decided to stay here once they compared the assets.

"When Charter says I'm sticking with New York, and I'm sticking with the Rochester region, that really is an endorsement."

Charter is investing over $2.9 million dollars to renovate its existing facility, and lease a new 46,000 square foot headquarters in Henrietta.

The state offered incentives through its Finger Lakes Forward initiative, with Empire State Development providing $2.5 million in tax incentives in return for Charter meeting job creation requirements.