Madden School of Business @ Le Moyne College
1419 Salt Springs Road • Syracuse, NY 13214

(315) 445-4242

The New York Family Business Center is a not-for-profit membership organization that provides tools, education and resources specific to family business in Upstate New York in a nurturing and confidential environment.

  • Madden School of Business
  • M&T Bank
  • Wilmington Trust
  • Oneida Financial Corporation
  • Hancock Estabrook, LLP
  • Crissafulli Gorman Attorneys
  • Dermody Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC
  • Welch Allyn
  • United Radio
  • CNY Business Journal


Family Business is a significant part of our regional economy.  We take pride in providing education to family businesses of all sizes and industries.  Our programs are targeted for a variety of family business related topics including next generation development, conflict management, transition planning and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the NYFBC consider a Family Business? 

There are many definitions around the world of a family business which consists of privately and publically held businesses.   Some are family owned and some are family managed.  To a be a member of the NYFBC and to attend events we ask that are members are businesses in which the family has meaningful ownership and has two or more family members working in the business.  We also extend our membership to privately owned first generation family businesses who plan on or considering bringing family members into the business. 

Can non Members attend NYFBC events?   How do non-members register for events?

Yes we do have a guest policy for family businesses - Non Members which are family businesses are welcome at our events.  After attending one or two of our events and finding it valuable we ask that you become a member to attend further events.

To register for an event simply email   We prefer checks but will accept credit card payments through paypal.  We ask that you pay for the event prior to the event.  If you become a member within 30 days of the event you have attended this payment will be credited to your membership.

Can advisors attend NYFBC events? 

To keep with our mission and vision you must be an annual sponsor of the NYFBC to attend an event.    We have limited sponsorships available for each field of professional advisors.  To learn more about sponsorship email

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New York Family Business Center

Madden School of Business @LeMoyne College

1419 Salt Springs Road | Box 98 | GH200

Syracuse, NY  13214

P: (315) 445 - 4242 |

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