The Employee Ownership NYC program promotes employee ownership models. This is when a business owner sells their business to their employees.

This program is for businesses and workers.

This program has a rapid response hotline, Owners to Owners. This hotline was created to expand access to services. Owner to Owners can help you explore the option of selling your business.

The program aims for:

  • A fair market price
  • Job preservation
  • Wealth preservation

Specific services offered to interested businesses include:

  • Initial consultation
  • Assessment of fit
  • Succession planning
  • Estimate of business value
  • Business readiness assessment
  • Access to money, if eligible
  • Guidance through sale process
  • Training and education for staff to support ownership transition

If you're interested in this program, you can:

  • Fill out the interest form online
  • Call the Owner to Owners hotline

Help is available in:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Haitian Creole
  • Korean
  • Vietnamese
  • Urdu
  • Bengali
  • Arabic


Learn more about this program.

Fill out the Owner to Owners interest form.

By Phone

  • Agency: Small Business Services
  • Division: Employee Ownership NYC
  • Phone Number: (646) 363-6592
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM

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