- September 28, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that the MTA’s nationally celebrated program to mentor local minority-owned, women-owned and disadvantaged businesses (MWBE) has helped participating companies win a total of $500 million in MTA contracts since the state’s program was founded in 2010.
A $2 million contract to Alliance Tri-State Construction, Inc., of Staten Island was the decisive award that put the total over the half billion mark. It is the 485th contract to be awarded to a participating business since the start of the program. MTA Chief Diversity Officer Michael Garner and his team, working closely with MTA Construction & Development and the MTA’s Office of Construction Oversight, have led the Authority to an unprecedented pace of activity in recent years, with hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts awarded.
“New York is a national leader when it comes to working with MWBEs to help ensure that talented business leaders from across our…