Welcome to the NFMA!

On April 19, 2017, the NFMA issued a response to GASB on Project No. 3-251, Financial Reporting Model Improvements – Governmental Funds. To read the Comment, click here.

On March 31, the NFMA issued a response to the MSRB's Request for Comment on Draft Amendments to and Clarifications of MSRB Rule G-34, on Obtaining CUSIP Numbers. To read the comment letter, click here. The permanent home for this comment letter will be under Resources, Position Statements.

Charter Schools RBP has been released in final form.  The Disclosure Committee is pleased to release the Recommended Best Practices in Disclosure for Charter School Debt Offerings.  To view the paper, click here. To view the press release, click here. This RBP, like others the NFMA has produced, may also be found under Resources, Best Practices in Disclosure as its permanent home on the NFMA website.

34th Annual Conference News: The NFMA welcomes Representative Randy Hultgren, a member of the Financial Services Committee and co-chair of the Municipal Finance Caucus, as its Keynote Speaker on Wednesday, May 17.  Registration is open for the NFMA's 34th Annual Conference to take place from May 16 - 19, 2017 at the Mandarin Oriental Washington, D.C. To view and download the program, click here. To register, click here, or go to the Register for Event link under Quick Links.

The NFMA's newsletter, The Municipal Analysts Bulletin, is now available.  News from NFMA officers, committee chairs and societies can be found in Vol. 27, No. 1.

 

Educational Programs

The NFMA holds an Annual Conference each spring. The conference provides members with the opportunity to hear presentations, to meet with members of other Constituent Societies of the NFMA, and to contribute their efforts to the overall advancement of the NFMA. At the conference, the NFMA presents awards to individuals and organizations for extraordinary contributions to municipal analysis. For a list of past award recipients, click HERE.

The NFMA also holds its Introduction to Municipal Bond Credit Analysis for new analysts each fall; the location for the past several years has been Philadelphia. Finally, Advanced Seminars cover in-depth current topics of importance to the industry for seasoned analysts, and are held in various locations around the country each fall and January.

Constituent Societies hold educational events for members. Many of these events are open to members of other societies within the NFMA, and are posted on the NFMA's Event Calendar.

 

 

Market Advocacy

The NFMA has been a strong advocate of improved disclosure in the municipal market since its inception. Throughout its history, the NFMA has issued recommended best practices, white papers, comment letters and position statements on relevant topics in the municipal market. To view NFMA papers, go to Resource Library.

Job Bank

The NFMA maintains a job bank for its members. Employers may submit job postings via this link: Job Bank Submissions