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Aetna will establish corporate headquarters in New York City

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Aetna, a Fortune 50 health company, will establish its new corporate headquarters in New York City.

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The 145,000 square foot office space in Chelsea will add 250 well-paying jobs in New York State.

Aetna is a leading diversified health care benefits company, serving nearly 45 million people.

The company has a growing international business, which will benefit from the global access of a New York City headquarters.

To encourage Aetna’s relocation to New York State, Empire State Development offered the company $24 million in performance-based tax credits delivered over 10 years.

Over the next five years, Aetna will add 250 senior positions to the new headquarters at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea and invest $84 million to fit out and equip the 145,000 square foot facility.

Prior to their decision to relocate to New York, Aetna considered a number of other cities.

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