About Us

The San Gabriel City Council is very supportive of the advancement of the City's long-term economic development goals. Staff is available to provide personalized service to meet the needs of our business community. Whether you are looking to build a new commercial project, open a small boutique or expand your existing business, our skilled team is ready to help you. 

Economic Development Team

Mark Lazzaretto
Mark Lazzaretto
City Manager
ED Aldo
Aldo Cervantes
Community Development Director
Caroline Velarde
Economic Development Manager

Erika Ortiz 9.16.19
Erika Ortiz
Management Assistant

What is Economic Development?

For San Gabriel, economic development is a process by which resources are mobilized to:

  • Create/retain jobs
  • Stimulate business activity
  • Encourage private financial investment
  • Upgrade the physical environment
  • Redevelop blighted and underutilized properties and increase tax revenues