Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and trustee’s counsel in connection with general obligation bonds and tax and revenue anticipation notes issued by the State of New Jersey itself, as well as state appropriation contract bonds issued by the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the New Jersey Building Authority on behalf of the State to finance roads and other transportation projects, school construction projects and various state office building projects, respectively.

Wilentz has served as bond counsel to the State of New Jersey in connection with the issuance of the State’s Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes, Series Fiscal 2010B and 2010C. Additionally, we have also served as underwriter’s counsel in connection with the issuance by the State of its General Obligation Bonds, Refunding Bonds (Series T) in 2016.

Since 2000, we have served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and trustee’s counsel in connection with 15 different series of state appropriation contract bonds issued by the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority to finance and refinance various transportation-related projects and costs throughout the State, 12 different series of state appropriation contract bonds issued by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to finance and refinance the State’s business employment incentive program and its school facilities construction program and various other facilities and projects throughout the State, as well as one series of state appropriation contract bonds issued by the New Jersey Building Authority to refund outstanding state appropriation contract bonds previously issued by the New Jersey Building Authority. In connection with several of the series of state appropriation contract bonds issued by the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, which consisted of variable rate bonds, we were extensively involved as bond counsel in the negotiation of the provisions of various credit facilities and/or liquidity facilities for those bonds, as well as interest rate swap agreements to effectively convert those bonds to synthetic fixed rate debt.