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The Downtown Westfield Corporation

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About the DWC

The Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is the management entity of the Special Improvement District. Began as Main Street Westfield in 1993, the organization is run by a staff of three, a volunteer board of directors, and various committees. Westfield is a nationally designated Main Street Community.

The office is located at 105 Elm St., Westfield, NJ 07090, 908.789.9444.


Executive Director: Sherry Cronin
Asst. Executive Director: Beth Brenner
Digital Marketing & Social Media: Jamie Lemberg


The vision of the Downtown Westfield Corporation (DWC) is for Westfield, NJ to be a preferred destination where people want to live, work and visit. The DWC is committed to strengthening the downtown Special Improvement District as the center of community life; improving the District's economic viability by supporting existing businesses; encouraging the establishment of new enterprises; supporting cultural activities that complement existing stores and services; making Downtown Westfield a safer, cleaner and more attractive pedestrian environment, with adequate public parking to serve the needs of local residents and attract new shoppers and visitors from throughout the region; preserving the rich architectural legacy of the downtown area.

DWC oversees the four points approach of a designated Main Street community, including Design, Economic Development, Organization, and Promotions.

Downtown Events

The DWC organizes and sponsors many downtown promotional events, including the Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival, 5K & Pizza Extravaganza, Dine Out Westfield, Girls' Night Out, Sidewalk Sale Days, Halloween Trick or Treat & Costume Contest, and Welcome Home to Westfield Holiday Events.

2017 Board of Directors

Dominick Verdic, Chairman 
Alan De Rose, Vice-Chairman
Lisa Bertone, Secretary
Steve Silverman, Treasurer
Shawn Hanna
Frank D. Isoldi
Sam Della Fera, Town Council Liaison
Stephanie Walsh, Mayor's Designee
James Gildea, Town Administrator

2017 Board Meetings

All meetings are at 7:30 pm:
January 23, 2017 (Reorganization Meeting) (Due to impending storm the DWC Board Meeting is cancelled)
February 27, 2017
March 27, 2017
April 24, 2017
May 22, 2017
June 26, 2017
September 25, 2017
October 23, 2017
November 13, 2017