STEP Tenants

Resources for Current STEP® Tenants

NYSERDA and STEP® provide a variety of tenant services for current and prospective tenants. You can contact the STEP® team with specific questions or get further information on available resources below.

Current STEP® Tenants

Joseph P. Dragone
Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D.
Ballston Spa Central
School District

Ballston Spa Central School District

Ballston Spa Central School District

The Ballston Spa Central School DistrictLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. has become a leader in the development of STEM learning in K-12 education, especially in the creation of partnerships with business and higher education via a Partnership for Innovation in Education program, through which the district has developed a variety of new courses, curricula and enrichment opportunities for students.

In September 2011, the Clean Technologies and Sustainable Industries Early College High School program was launched at the Hudson Valley Community College TEC-SMART facility in Malta. Students are able to attend classes in a state of the art learning environment while being fully enrolled in college, with the opportunity to earn up to 25 college credits upon completing high school. In September 2012, the High School is also planning to launch the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, an internationally recognized program of study that exemplifies college and career readiness.

"We truly appreciate our partnership with NYSERDA as we develop new educational opportunities with higher education at the TEC-SMART facility. Together, we will continue to drive innovation in our sector, support college and career readiness for all students and firmly establish the critical link between K-12 education, higher education and economic development."

- Joseph P. Dragone, Ph.D., Superintendent, Ballston Spa Central School District

Nigel Wenden
Nigel Wenden
Banner Industries

Banner Industries

Banner Industries

Banner IndustriesLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. is a leader in high purity products, services and solutions Distribution. The Company is privately held and was founded in 1985 to serve a rapidly expanding high purity Semiconductor, Solar, Energy, Life Sciences, Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Vacuum markets.

Over the years Banner Industries has expanded its portfolio, with 11 locations through the US and Singapore. Today, through strategic growth plan initiatives, Banner Industries has a complete synergistic line of the industry's premier products and has become one of the nation’s leading technical solutions providers and stocking distributors of flow components, equipment and services for both the high purity and industrial markets.

“Banner Industries is excited to partner with NYSERDA. Our new warehouse and office complex in the LEED certified facility at STEP® demonstrates our strong commitment to the high tech industries in the region. We are proud to be a partner and look forward to contributing to the energy conservation objectives.”

- Nigel Wenden, President, Banner Industries

Eric Choh
Eric Choh
Vice President &
General Manager of Fab 8


GLOBALFOUNDRIES Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. is the world’s first truly global leading-edge semiconductor manufacturing company. Launched in March 2009 through a partnership between AMD and the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), GLOBALFOUNDRIES provides a unique combination of leading-edge technology, manufacturing excellence and global operations.

"The Saratoga Technology + Energy Park (STEP®) is an ideal location for GLOBALFOUNDRIES and our state-of-the-art Integrated Test and Development Center. Located directly next to the Fab 8 site in the Luther Forest Technology Park, STEP offers the ability to partner with other leading-edge technology companies in New York’s Tech Valley."

- Eric Choh, Vice President & General Manager of Fab 8

John Nelson of Hallam-ICS
John Nelson



Hallam-ICSLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page., a control systems integration, commissioning and engineering firm, has been involved in the design, construction, start-up and qualification of highly engineered facilities since 1981. In addition to our New York office, our 75-person staff is located in Massachusetts, Vermont, North Carolina and Virginia. Our uniquely engineered solutions enable our clients with advanced decision making capabilities, higher productivity and improved customer service. These benefits are delivered through our unique brand of technology, process and communication skills.

“Our office at STEP® is a buzzing hive of new talent along with experienced industry veterans, all conveniently located to provide on-site same day response to clients.”

- John Nelson, Regional Manager, Hallam-ICS

Drew Matonak
President, Hudson Valley
Community College

Hudson Valley Community College

Hudson Valley Community College 

The second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC)Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Training and Education Center for Semiconductor Manufacturing and Alternative and Renewable Technologies (TEC-SMART)Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. at STEP® prepares skilled technicians to meet the demands in growing industrial sectors which develop and manufacture semiconductors, photovoltaics, wind turbines, geothermal products, alternative fuels, and energy efficient buildings.

"STEP® is the perfect location for HVCC to work hand-in-hand with emerging industries to foster economic growth and prepare Tech Valley for a 21st century workforce and economy."

- Drew Matonak, President, Hudson Valley Community College.

Dave Jersen, CEO 
Dave Jersen
CEO, Jersen
Construction, LLC

Jersen Construction, LLC

Jersen Construction, LLC
Founded in the early 1980’s by John R. Jersen, Jersen Construction Group, LLCLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. is a family owned business which provides general contracting, construction management, design/build and value engineering services. Fiscally conservative and financially resourceful, Jersen remains true to its philosophy; controlled growth coupled with owner satisfaction is more important than gross billings.

"Jersen Construction Group, LLC is proud to have a building located at STEP®. We look forward to the continued growth of the park and the opportunity to provide potential tenants with leasing options to fit their business needs."

- Dave Jersen, CEO, Jersen Construction, LLC.

Scott Igoe
Scott Igoe
Program Manager,
Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corporation Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page., an advanced technology company, was formed in March 1995 with the merger of two of the world's premier technology companies, Lockheed Corporation and Martin Marietta Corporation. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustaining of advanced technology systems, products and services.

"Lockheed Martin chose to open an office at STEP® to be in closer proximity to NYSERDA and to be able to provide call center, energy efficiency and program implementation services in a LEED Silver certified building space."

- Scott Igoe, Program Manager, Lockheed Martin

Dan Pickett
Dan Pickett
Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer,
nfrastructure technologies



nfrastructure Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. helps large enterprises design, build and operate mission-critical technology infrastructure. Combining proven methods and tools, world-class engineering talent, on-site technical service in every major North American market and tightly integrated low cost remote support, nfrastructure collaborates with customers to deliver sustainable disruptive value. With industry practices in public sector, financial services, retail, healthcare, technology, communications, public safety and energy, nfrastructure works with leading technology hardware and software vendors to provide comprehensive data center, network, security, unified communications, end-point, structured cabling, staffing and outsourcing solutions.

"Locating our R&D and technology operations at STEP® provides nfrastructure and its customers the benefits of a collaborative environment of talented people and companies focused on green initiatives that reduce the environment footprint of technology."

- Dan Pickett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, nfrastructure technologies

David Debman 
David Dedman
President and CEO
Sumitomo Cryogenics
of America, Inc.


Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc.

Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc. Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI), and part of the SHI Cryogenics Group, a global manufacturer of cryogenic and vacuum equipment for the semiconductor, medical and research industries. The STEP® facility marks its fifth US location and its 12th location globally.

Among the products it manufactures are SICERA® cryopump systems, which are designed with SHI’s proprietary inverter technology to greatly reduce customer energy costs. This design also results in longer uptime, while maintaining transparent process conditions. The resulting savings and increased throughput make SICERA® ideal for semiconductor-related manufacturing.

"We’re excited about our partnership with NYSERDA, and look forward to contributing towards its energy efficiency and sustainability goals. Additionally, our modern facility at STEP® demonstrates the SHI Cryogenics Group’s deep commitment to the semiconductor industry and our growing customer base in New York’s Saratoga County and the surrounding Tech Valley."

- David Dedman, President and CEO, Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc.

Dan Maynard
Vice President/General
Manager, tw telecom

tw telecom

tw telecom
tw telecom inc. Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page., headquartered in Littleton, Colorado provides managed network services, specializing in Ethernet and transport data networking, Internet access, local and long distance voice, VoIP, VPN and security, to enterprise organizations and communications services companies throughout the U.S. As a leading provider of integrated and converged network solutions, tw telecom delivers customers overall economic value, quality, service, and improved business productivity.

"Identifying a site for a successful co-location facility is highly dependent on the quantity and quality of power available. Fortunately, STEP® was a perfect fit."

- Dan Maynard, Vice President/General Manager, tw telecom

M. Uccelini
Michael Uccellini
The United Group

United Group

United Group
United Group (UG) Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. is a nationally recognized and award-winning corporation with over 38 years of successful experience in development, financing, acquisitions, repositioning, and professional management of a wide variety of real estate assets. The top executives alone have a combined industry specific experience base in excess of 100 years.

UG offers clients in-depth expertise in every phase of development. From concept, design, and financing, to construction supervision, marketing and management, we present clients with new ideas and customized solutions that command the full potential of a projects value.

"The United Group is proud to be a participant in and tenant of the NYSERDA STEP® Park."

- Michael Uccellini, President, The United Group