Chief Economic Development Officer
Margie Piliere is the Chief Economic Development Officer for Choose New Jersey, Inc., an independently funded and operated 501(c)(3) whose mission is to encourage and nurture economic growth throughout New Jersey with a focus on urban centers. She is responsible for overseeing all lead generation and business development activities, including prospect management.
Prior to joining Choose New Jersey, Ms. Piliere served more than 25 years at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. Upon her retirement from the EDA, she served as the Director of Business Banking and Community Development where she led the sales team for all loan and incentive resources, managed the intake of applications for financial assistance, and developed relationships with businesses, banks and municipalities.
During her time at the EDA, she also served as the Regional Director of Business Banking and Community Development for the North Jersey region and as the Assistant Director of Lending Services.