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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 3, 2015
GPEC Healthcare Leadership Council Meeting

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at GPEC offices. GPEC HLC members only.

Contact Cynthia Carrillo, 602.262.8633 or

March 4, 2015
Community Building Consortium

GPEC’s Community Building Consortium (CBC) meets the first Wednesday of every month from Noon to 1:30 p.m. at the GPEC office. These meetings are reserved for CBC members only. Contact: Thomas Maynard, 


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.