News Release - City of Rochester and Home Leasing to Host Job Fair, Information Session for City Residents

City of Rochester News Release

(Wednesday, April 5, 2017) Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced two upcoming events aimed at connecting residents to local employment opportunities. The City has partnered with Home Leasing and the RIT Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) to host a job fair from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 26 at the RIT CUE, 40 Franklin St.

The fair will feature employment opportunities with Home Leasing Construction LLP and its subcontractors in construction trades, management, property maintenance and more. Entry level and apprenticeship positions will also be available in some fields. Many positions will be at Warfield Square, a $17 million development at 1337 East Main Street in the EMMA neighborhood with others at sites throughout the city and adjacent suburbs.

In anticipation of this event, the City’s Operation Transformation Rochester (OTR) team will host an informational session at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 at the Ryan R-Center, 530 Webster Ave. in the Beechwood neighborhood. This session will highlight OTR’s services including application completion, resume writing, interview preparation and employment readiness training to help residents prepare for the job fair. Tony D’Arpino from Home Leasing will be present to answer questions specific to the job fair and available positions.

Both the informational session and job fair are free and open to the public. Interested participants may pre-register (not required) for the April 26 event by calling (585) 475-6199 or sending an email to

“These two, dynamic events will help our residents connect to local job opportunities,” said Mayor Warren. “We are pleased to partner with Home Leasing and provide a vital link between residents and employers. Partnerships such as these bolster our efforts to create more jobs, safer more vibrant neighborhoods and better educational opportunities for our citizens.”

Rochester-based Home Leasing, LLC specializes in the development, construction and management of high-quality apartment communities. Founded in 1967 by veteran real estate developer and former co-CEO and co-Chairman of Home Properties, Nelson Leenhouts, the company is owned and operated by 3 generations of the Leenhouts Family. Currently, the company employs about 100 people who are all dedicated to the company mission of “improving the lives of our residents.”


News Media: For more information, contact Press Officer Jessica Alaimo, 428-7135.