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Economic Development

To more expediently address your ideas, needs and challenges, please direct your emails and phone calls to the appropriate team member. We look forward to being of service!


For general inquiries (ranging from how to start a business, what do I need to ask for a loan or what educational programs are available to me?), contact Marcos A. Gonzales, Economic Development Assistant Director: maagonzales@bernco.gov or (505) 468-1383.


If you’re having a specific challenge, such as a question about a special use permit, what kinds of business can be established where in the county, or the differences between the County and the City, contact Daniel J. Beaman, Special Projects Coordinator: dbeaman@bernco.gov or (505) 468-7818.

Film and Events

For all things film (locations to permitting) or special events (festivals and more), contact Marcos Gonzales: maagonzales@bernco.gov or (505) 468-1383 or Sulema Lenz: slenz@bernco.gov or (505) 468-7185.

  • Name: Daniel J. Beaman
    Title: Special Projects Coordinator
    Office: (505) 468-7818
    Location: 415 Tijeras NW
    Groups Economic Development

  • Name: Economic Development
    Office: (505) 468-1279
    Location: 415 Tijeras NW
    More Information:  Hours:
    Mon. - Fri.
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Groups Economic Development

  • Name: Marcos A. Gonzales
    Title: Economic Development Assistant Director
    Office: (505) 468-1279
    Location: 415 Tijeras NW
    More Information: Marcos A. Gonzales serves as the Assistant Director for the Bernalillo County Economic Development Department. As a senior member of this team, he has co-developed a carefully crafted, multi-pronged strategy to assist area businesses which have resulted in the creation of more than 4,800 jobs and nearly a billion dollars of private investment. In this role, Marcos’ responsibilities include managing a team focused on small business development, motion picture permitting, increasing the economic vitality of the South Valley Main Street, and special events resulting in economic development activity. Further, Marcos is actively involved with assisting existing businesses and those looking to develop businesses within the county through innovative application of monies made available through property tax exemption, tax increment financing, cash grants, and tax credits. Marcos uses these strategies in combination with best practice business initiatives.
    Groups Economic Development

  • Name: Mayling Armijo
    Title: Economic Development Director
    Office: (505) 468-1279
    Location: 415 Tijeras NW
    Groups Economic Development

  • Name: Suen Chavez
    Title: Administrative Officer I
    Office: (505) 468-1279
    Groups Economic Development

  • Name: Sulema Lenz
    Title: Senior Analyst
    Office: Economic Development
    Mobile: (505) 468-7185
    Groups Economic Development

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  • Notice is hearby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a hearing in the City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125 on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. Please see the attached agenda.
    City/County Building, One Civic Plaza, Vincent E. Griego Chambers, Basement Level, Room B2125
    10/9/2019 9:00 AM

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