Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. has been providing legal bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and trustee's counsel services to county and municipal authorities for over 30 years. We have extensive experience in all types of county and municipal authority financings, including capital projects for parking, schools, water, sewer, solid waste disposal, industrial development, pollution control, housing, senior citizen, college, hospital and various other types of capital improvements and equipment, and various redevelopment projects including public/private partnerships and water privatizations. We have participated in both competitively bid and negotiated transactions as well as direct placement and direct purchase transactions. A significant portion of county and municipal debt financings has included county and municipal guarantees. We regularly obtain approval from the Local Finance Board of the Department of Community Affairs of the State of New Jersey for county and municipal authority bond and note transactions.

We have served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, and trustee's counsel to several county and municipal authorities, including:

  • County Improvement Authorities
  • County and Municipal Utilities Authorities
  • Housing Authorities
  • Parking Authorities
  • Redevelopment Authorities
  • Sewerage Authorities
  • Water Authorities
  • Joint Meetings

Representative Transaction

New Brunswick Parking Authority 

We have served as redevelopment counsel and redevelopment bond counsel on every redevelopment project undertaken by the City of New Brunswick over the last 30 years. The redevelopment investment in New Brunswick over that time period has exceeded $2 billion, and has included public/private redevelopment projects comprising hotel construction, residential multi-family ownership/rental projects, educational and related student housing facilities, Middlesex County government facilities (new court and administration facilities), health and grocery facilities, private office space facilities and varying forms of multi-use facilities entailing public parking facilities as the foundation. The New Brunswick Parking Authority has also constructed 9 new parking facilities over the last 25 years, and we have served as redevelopment and redevelopment bond counsel on all of those projects.