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Economic Development for Chicago’s Greater Fulton Market Community

Fulton Market Association serves businesses, property owners and residents in:

  • Fulton Market
  • West Loop
  • Kinzie Industrial Corridor
  • Near Westside
  • East Garfield Park


Fulton Market Association is the one-stop economic development solution for:

  • Business & Real Estate Assistance
  • Government Services & Programs
  • Public Safety
  • Infrastructure Improvements
  • Urban Planning
  • Neighborhood Beautification
  • Economic Development Financial Incentives

FMA is a U.S. certified non-profit agency that has served the community since 1996. We are Membership-driven with a volunteer Executive Board:

  • Christine Lopez, BMO Harris Bank
  • Cassie Martin, Montessori Academy of Chicago
  • Len Mayersky, MB Financial Bank
  • Andrew Mooney, Art+Science Salon
  • Aesha Muhammad El-Amin, Haymarket Center
  • Melissa Otte, Maloney, Cunningham & Devic
  • Jay Spainhour, Tucker Pup’s Pet Resort

Executive Director Roger Romanelli is an economic development and urban planning specialist.



Public safety is our highest priority. Help our community gain maximum public safety working with the Chicago Police Department.

Read and share our “Public Safety Recommendations” at the bottom of this site. Report any crime or suspicious activity to our Association.

Help identify public infrastructure improvements related to public safety:

  • Streets & Intersections
  • Traffic Signals & Signs
  • Sidewalks
  • Parking
  • Alleys
  • Streetlights
  • Sewers
  • Bicycle Access
  • CTA Rail & Bus Service
  • METRA Rail Service



FMA solves business challenges and helps businesses save money and increase sales:

  • Install safety cameras, lighting & systems
  • Business-to-business referrals & networking
  • Business marketing & promotions
  • Gain ready & trained employees
  • Gain economic development financial incentives (See below)


FMA solves property owners’ challenges:

  • Install safety cameras, lighting & systems
  • Gain tenants
  • Sell or redevelop buildings
  • Gain economic development financial incentives (See below)


FMA serves residents with individual and community issues:

  • Install safety cameras, lighting & systems
  • Neighborhood safety & beautification
  • Urban planning & infrastructure improvements
  • Meeting with government officials to improve our community