New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced a tentative schedule for the planned bond sales for the state, New York City and their major public authorities during the fourth quarter of 2018.
The planned sales of $6.91 billion include $4.74 billion of new money and $2.17 billion of refundings as follows:
- $4.98 billion scheduled for October, of which $2.96 billion is new money and $2.02 billion are refundings;
- .43 billion scheduled for November, of which $1.28 billion is new money and $150 million are reofferings; and
- $500 million scheduled for December, all of which is new money.
The anticipated sales in the fourth quarter compare to past planned sales of $9.05 billion during the third quarter of 2018, and $8.02 billion during the fourth quarter of 2017.
The State Comptroller's office chairs the Securities Coordinating Committee, which was created by Gubernatorial Executive Order primarily to coordinate the borrowing activities of the state, New York City and their respective public authorities. All borrowings are scheduled at the request of the issuer and done pursuant to their borrowing programs.
A new schedule is released every quarter and updated as necessary. The schedule is released by the committee to assist participants in the municipal bond market. It is contingent upon execution of all project approvals required by law. The collection and release of this information by the Office of the State Comptroller is not intended as an endorsement of the proposed issuances it contains, many of which will be subject to approval by the Office of the State Comptroller.
The prospective fourth quarter calendar includes anticipated bond sales by the following issuers: the City of New York, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, the Long Island Power Authority, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the New York City Educational Construction Fund, the New York City Housing Development Corporation, the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority, the New York City Transitional Finance Authority, the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation, the New York State Housing Finance Agency, and the State of New York Mortgage Agency.
The detailed forward issuance calendar can be obtained at: www.osc.state.ny.us/pension/scccalendar.pdf
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