Firms Pre-Qualified to Provide Financing Services for 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).

Underwriters

  • Academy Securities
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • BNY Mellon Capital Markets
  • Barclays
  • Blaylock Beal Van
  • Cabrera Capital Markets
  • Citigroup Global Markets
  • Eastern Bank Capital Markets
  • Estrada Hinojosa & Co.
  • Fidelity Capital Markets
  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Janney Montgomery Scott
  • Jefferies & Co.
  • JP Morgan
  • Loop Capital Markets
  • Mesirow Financial
  • Mischler Financial Group
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Oppenheimer & Co.
  • Piper Jaffray
  • Prager & Co.
  • Ramirez & Co.
  • Raymond James
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • Rice Financial Products Co.
  • Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • Roosevelt & Cross
  • Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co.
  • Stern Brothers & Co.
  • Stifel Nicolaus
  • TD Securities
  • US Bankcorp
  • William Blair & Company
  • Williams Capital Group

 


 

Bond Counsel

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
  • Nixon Peabody LLP

Disclosure Counsel

  • Primary Counsel: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
  • Back-Up Counsel: Locke Lord LLP
     

Bank Liquidity / Commercial Paper Counsel

  • Primary Counsel: Locke Lord LLP
     
  • Back-Up Counsel: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

Swap Counsel

  • Primary Counsel: Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Back-Up Counsel: 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:

  • Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Law Offices of Joseph C. Reid, PA
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • Nixon Peabody LLP

 

Financial Advisors

  • Acacia Financial Group
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public Resources Advisory Group

Swap Advisors

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