Public Finance - Higher Education
Results achieved in prior matters are not meant to be a guarantee of success as the facts and legal circumstances vary from matter to matter.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and trustee’s counsel in connection with numerous bond issues completed by the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority for the purpose of financing and refinancing various capital projects for the benefit of colleges and universities across New Jersey, including Kean University, Princeton University, Seton Hall University, Caldwell College, Centenary College, New Jersey City University, and Rowan University.
We have also served as bond counsel to the Bergen County Improvement Authority in connection with the issuance of its Revenue Bonds, Series 2015 for the benefit of Felician College in Lodi, New Jersey. The bonds were directly purchased from the Authority by a commercial bank on a private placement basis, and the proceeds were used to finance and refinance the costs of the acquisition, construction, renovation, and equipping of various capital projects for the college.
In 2017, we acted as bond counsel to the Public Finance Authority (Wisconsin) in connection with the issuance of its Revenue Bond Series 2017 for the benefit of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York. The financing was directly purchased from the Authority by a commercial bank on a private placement basis, and the proceeds were used to finance the costs of the acquisition, construction, and installation of certain interior and exterior energy efficiency improvements across various buildings and facilities located on the college campus.