Harrison is a village and town located in Westchester County, New York, approximately 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Manhattan. The population was 27,472 at the 2010 census. Harrison was ranked sixth in the list of the top 10 places to live in New York State for 2014 according to the national online real estate brokerage Movoto.
According to Forbes, Harrison is the 326th wealthiest place in the United States with a median sale price of $1,230,625, slightly below that of Chappaqua. Fundera ranked Harrison the best place in New York for small business.
Companies based in Harrison include Transamerica Retirement Solutions, MasterCard, and PepsiCo, on the renowned platinum mile.
These include the MasterCard headquarters, MasterCard International Global Headquarters, and PepsiCo. Atlas Air and subsidiary Polar Air Cargo have their headquarters in Purchase. Texaco’s headquarters, a 750,000-square-foot (70,000 m2) building, was in Harrison. In 2002, after Chevron and Texaco merged, Chevron sold the former Texaco headquarters to Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley bought the building and the surrounding 107 acres (0.43 km2) for $42 million. Previously, Lenovo had its U.S. headquarters in Purchase. In 2006, the company announced it was moving to Morrisville, North Carolina.