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Ryan Deffenbaugh

Ryan Deffenbaugh covers energy, education, commercial real estate and the Sound Shore for the Westchester County Business Journal.

From Harrison, Krasdale Foods builds on century-long business stocking NYC’s shelves

Krasdale has been owned and operated by the Krasne family for all of its 111 years.

Life Time goes (relatively) smaller in Chappaqua

“We’re used to 200,000-plus square feet ... Here, we still are very spacious. We still have that resort feel, but we pared it down,” said Michael Spiegel, the general manager of the Chappaqua location.

Why are New York’s community colleges losing students in a strong...

“More people are working instead of taking classes,” said Westchester Community College spokesman Patrick Hennessey.

Wells Fargo Advisors signs lease for move down Westchester Avenue to...

Wells Fargo Advisors has signed a 21,300-square-foot lease at 2500 Westchester Ave. in Purchase and will relocate 75 employees by the end of the year.

Mercy College offers exit strategy to College of New Rochelle students

Officials from Mercy said Monday that the Dobbs Ferry college has entered into a memorandum of understanding with College of New Rochelle to "offer its students an uninterrupted pathway to continue their education at Mercy."

ITT to acquire German industrial pump manufacturer for $91.5M

ITT of White Plains will acquire the 160-year-old company from Belgium's Aliaxis Group S.A.

From AC/DC to Zappa: Student turns owner of White Plains School...

Jeff Silverman spent more than three years at School of Rock in Bedford before ending his lessons and starting his own band, called Exit 5.

The College of New Rochelle ‘unlikely’ to operate beyond this summer

A letter signed by the college president and interim board chair said the school is still facing "significant cash flow challenges" stemming from a financial crisis that started to unravel in 2016.

Meet the Sellers merges with ERA Insite Realty in White Plains

The deal was announced Friday by Louis and Debra Budetti, founders and owners of ERA Inside Realty Services.

Community Capital New York awarded $1M for underserved communities

Community Capital said it will make loan capital available for startups and small business in Westchester and Rockland counties in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $250,000, with terms up to five years.

Struggling College of New Rochelle considering deal for educational partner

The private college disclosed to bondholders in December that it is has reached a memorandum of understanding for “a potential strategic transaction” with an unnamed educational institution.

Westchester officials eye impacts of Con Ed’s natural gas moratorium on...

The proposed moratorium has flipped perception in Westchester’s largest cities, where elected officials say the loss of natural gas could turn boom to doom.

Simone Development Cos. plan for Montefiore pediatric center gets county tax...

The Westchester IDA has approved a tax break totaling $1.75 million for the proposal, which will turn a vacant Harrison office building to an ambulatory care facility.

Profile: David Richman takes the lead at Rakow Group

“We’ll be working together for the next years,” Richman said of Rakow. “Rick is not going anywhere. We’re together making Rakow Commercial Realty Group as great as it can be.”

Tarrytown’s Carrier Logistics helps trucking companies keep up with demands of...

For more than 40 years, the company has provided software and logistics consulting to help trucking companies run more efficiently.