Special Survey of Upstate New York Business Leaders - COVID 19

  • Majority of Upstate CEOs Say Return to Pre-Virus Economy Will Take Longer than 6 Months

  • By 58-37%, CEOs Say NYS Should Focus on Public Health NOT Relaxing Restrictions for May 1 

  • Nearly 90% Downgrading 2020 Revenue & Profit Expectations; 40% Have Laid off Workers; 58% Cutting Back on Buying Equipment

  • 89% Say will be in Business a Year from Today; 61% Confident in Fed Response; 72% Plan on SBA Paycheck Program 
The study was sponsored by The Business Council of New York State, Inc. and in part by The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, CenterStateCEO and The Buffalo Niagara Partnership.
Contact Information
Dr. Don Levy, SCRI's Director, will be available at 518.944.0482 or dlevy@siena.edu to respond to all questions; do not hit 'reply' to this email to reach Dr. Levy. Dr. Levy will also be available via Zoom or Skype for interviews upon request.

The full release as well as the data summary will be available at: www.siena.edu/scri/research.
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