Our workforce is well educated and highly trained with approximately 25% of residents with Bachelor's Degree or above. 13.4% of residents have a Bachelor's Degree while 11.1% have a Graduate Degree. There are more than 13,000 graduates with degrees in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Business from post-secondary and research institutions across Suffolk and Nassau Counties.
For Brookhaven, economy innovation has been our past and will be our future. Our natural assets have inspired artists and tourists alike. Brookhaven Strives to be the global center for innovation and knowledge based suburban economy that creates many levels of jobs and improves the lives of all of our residents.
The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency helps businesses to obtain economic sustainability and environmental growth by focusing on re-development and smart land use development that will produce workforce housing, designated transportation centers with convenience.
The Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency aggressively markets companies that currently are within the Town and attracts new business to come to Brookhaven by offering incentives such as sales tax and mortgage recording tax exemptions, real estate abatements and the ability to issue lower tax-exempt and taxable bonds.