About The CCIA

Gerard Velazquez, III
Executive Director
Joe Derella
Freeholder Liaison
Carol Musso
Freeholder Liaison

We are pleased to introduce you to The Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA). The CCIA is a vital part of the community and is uniquely qualified to serve municipalities and the business community. The CCIA has the power to acquire, build and finance most public facilities including municipal buildings, educational facilities, emergency rescue training facilities and parks.

In partnership with the Cumberland County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the CCIA remains dedicated to providing new and growing economic development tools and opportunities to the residents and businesses of Cumberland County.

Through an aggressive and targeted program, CCIA is helping to develop Cumberland County into a magnetic and diverse business to the community while preserving the open space that has been such an integral part of Cumberland County’s culture and heritage. Working together, we strive to offer valuable services and enhance the quality of life for all residents.

If you would like more information about the CCIA, its programs or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Our Mission: The Development, Financing and Integration of Projects, Strategies and Initiatives Integral to the Sustainability of the Economic and Environmental Future of the County.