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Firms Pre-Qualified to Provide Financing Services for the Commonwealth Bond Sales

The following firms have been approved and qualified by the State Treasurer's Office to provide professional services to the State Treasurer’s Office regarding Commonwealth of Massachusetts bond sales or its borrowing programs. Each firm was selected via a competitive Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

Underwriting firms are prequalified on a rolling basis. Please note the following RFQ is an on-going prequalification and does not expire: Underwriter RFQ. Underwriting firms seeking prequalification should respond to the attached RFQ, directing any questions to us at massbondholder@tre.state.ma.us.

When procuring for all other professional services listed below, the State Treasurer’s Office will issue a new RFQ. Please note Treasury last procured for Legal Counsel services in January 2020 with the current prequalified list of firms set to expire on March 31, 2023, with an optional one-year extension. Also, Treasury last procured for Financial Advisory services in February 2019 with the current prequalified list of firms set to expire on May 7, 2022, with an optional one-year extension. For information regarding future RFQs, please subscribe to COMMBUYS, the Commonwealth’s online procurement website, at www.COMMBUYS.com.

Underwriters

 

  • 280 Securities
  • Academy Securities
  • American Veterans Group
  • AmeriVet Securities
  • Bancroft Capital
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • BNY Mellon Capital Markets
  • Barclays
  • Blaylock Van
  • Cabrera Capital Markets
  • Citigroup Global Markets
  • Drexel Hamilton
  • Estrada Hinojosa & Co.
  • Fidelity Capital Markets
  • FHN Financial
  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Janney Montgomery Scott
  • JP Morgan
  • Jefferies & Co.
  • Loop Capital Markets
  • Mesirow Financial
  • Mischler Financial Group
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Oppenheimer & Co.
  • Piper Sandler
  • Prager & Co.
  • Ramirez & Co.
  • Raymond James
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Rice Financial Products Co.
  • Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • Roosevelt & Cross
  • Siebert Williams Shank
  • Stern Brothers & Co.
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • TD Securities
  • UBS Financial Securities, Inc.
  • US Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Securities
     
Bond Counsel

 

  • Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

 

Disclosure Counsel

 

  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

 

Bank Liquidity/Commercial Paper/Derivatives/Direct Purchase Counsel

 

  • Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

 

Underwriters’ Counsel

 

The following firms have been pre-qualified by the State Treasurer's Office to provide counsel services to a syndicate of firms underwriting a Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bond Sale:
 

  • Adler Pollack & Sheehan P.C.
  • Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • McCarter & English, LLP
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
  • MWH Law Group LLP
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

 

Financial Advisors

 

  • Acacia Financial Group, Inc.
  • Frasca & Associates, LLC
  • Omnicap Group LLC
  • PFM Financial Advisors LLC

 

Swap Advisors

 

  • Primary: Swap Financial Group
  • Backup: Mohanty Gargiulo, LLC