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Northern Trust Expands in Arizona with New Office in Tempe, Will Create 1,000 Jobs
February 27, 2015

Northern Trust, a renowned national financial services company, announced plans to expand its facilities to Tempe. The center, opening in mid-2015, brings the potential for 1,000 new, full-time jobs over the next three years. 

Chris Camacho, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council said, “Investment in the region from companies such as Northern Trust further solidifies Greater Phoenix’s position in leading the nation in growth in the financial services industry. Northern Trust is one of the most recognizable institutions, with a long-standing tradition of giving back to its communities. We look forward to welcoming them to Tempe and the Greater Phoenix region."

Read more with the press release.

March 5, 2015
Ambassador Event: Emerging Technologies in Greater Phoenix

8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at GPEC, 2 N. Central Ave. Suite 2500, Phoenix, AZ 85004. For questions, contact Thomas Maynard at 602-262-8625 or

March 10, 2015
International Leadership Council Meeting

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at GPEC offices. ILC members only.

Contact: Mary Hebert,


The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) is one of the country’s premier economic development councils. Our goal is to promote Greater Phoenix economic development and create jobs that will shape the region’s future. There has never been a better time to do business in Greater Phoenix.