A young and close-knit community

Though Rye Brook is a young village, it has a rich history and a tight community. Families pick Rye Brook for its convenience, great schools, and small town feel. Life in Rye Brook, known for its excellent, private school-like educational system, revolves around the kids, their activities and the schools.

Population

9,347

Established

1982

Minutes to Manhattan

45

Parkland

100 acres

Opportunities in Rye Brook

Thought it may not have the traditional "downtown" of other communities, Rye Brook packs a lot of opportunity into its 3.2 square miles. Between its excellent schools, beautiful parks, and convenient shopping centers, it's easy to see why families choose Rye Brook.

Education

Most of Rye Brook residents attend Blind Brook Public Schools, which is a small, but well regarded school district. A small part of Rye Brook attend Port Chester-Rye Union Free Public Schools, whose rich cultural diversity makes it a desirable school for many families.

Getting Around

While there is not a MetroNorth station in Rye Brook, residents are just minutes away from the Port Chester or White Plains stations. They are also conveniently located right by Westchester's major highways, I-684, I-287, I-95, and the Hutchinson River Parkway. Of course, Westchester County Airport is just down the road. Getting in and around Rye Brook is a breeze!

Parks & Recreation

Rye Brook boasts about 100 acres of park land spread over six main parks. You can play on their many fields, playgrounds, and tennis courts, or even attend the Rye Town Park at Oakland Beach for a day at the Long Island Sound.

Employment

Thanks to its convenient location, Rye Brook has long been a choice destination for doing business. Companies such as Xylem, a leading water technology company, and Universal American, a Fortune 500 insurance firm, make Rye Brook their home along side local, small businesses.

Call Westchester Home

Whether you’re looking for an historic home on the countryside, a modern luxury apartment in a thriving downtown, or something in between, you’ll find it in Westchester.

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450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.

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Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.

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Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.

Our Incentives

Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.

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Industrial Development Agency

Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.

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Local Development Corporation

Since its inception in 2012, we’ve assisted not-for-profit organizations in securing tax-exempt bond financing benefits totaling over $400 million—at no cost or risk to the taxpayers of Westchester County.

Our Programs

Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.

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Element 46 Incubator

The new Element 46 Incubator program kicked off in 2019 to inspire and support entrepreneurial talent and the development of new businesses in the County. Nearly a hundred business leaders will serve as mentors to startups, offering their expertise, time, and support.

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Minority and Women-Owned Business Program

Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.

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Opportunity Zones

This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.

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Service-Disabled Veteran - Owned Business Program

Westchester encourages and supports eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the state's economy by increasing their participation in New York State's contracting opportunities.

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Disadvantaged Business Program

This federally regulated program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

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