Welcome to the NFMA!

The NFMA's newsletter, the Municipal Analysts Bulletin, Volume 28, Number 1, is posted. Click here to read reports from officers, committee chairs and societies.

Registration continues for the NFMA's 35th Annual Conference to be held at the Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, CA, on May 30-June 1, 2018. To view the program, click here.  Please go to the Event Calendar or Quick Link to register.

GASB is looking for public feedback on its Invitation to Comment, Revenue and Expense Recognition, which involves the development of a comprehensive revenue and expense recognition model for state and local governments.

Additional information is available in the following press links.

Join us in congratulating the new officers for 2018: Mary Francoeur, Chair, Scott Andreson, Vice Chair, Nicole Byrd, Treasurer, and Anne Ross, Secretary. To read the press release, click here.

The NFMA was pleased to release three separate papers in December:

The comment periods for the Local General Obligation RBP and the Statutory Liens White Paper closed in 2017; as such, the papers are in "final" form. The NFMA Disclosure Committee looks forward to comments related to the Water and Sewer RBP. Comments may be submitted to Lisa Good, NFMA Executive Director.

 

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 Resources.

Job Bank

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