DASNY Press Releases

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that Columbia University issued $50 million in Green Bonds through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York to fund construction of the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on the University's Manhattanville campus. Green Bonds provide investors with the opportunity to directly support projects that Columbia University has identified as environmentally sustainable. The Dormitory Authority sold low-interest, tax-exempt bonds on Columbia's behalf.
Three libraries in Suffolk County saved almost $2.8 million by refunding more than $21 million in bonds through DASNY, Gerrard P. Bushell, DASNY President and CEO announced today. The savings will be reinvested in their communities. By bundling Smithtown Special Library District, Long Island’s largest library system, Rogers Memorial Library Company and Comsewogue Public Library, DASNY enabled all three to achieve economies of scale by sharing the costs of issuance.
(Albany, New York)- The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) announced the opening of the new $350 million Bronx Behavioral Health Campus in the Morris Park section of the Bronx, New York City. The new 436,310-square-foot facility features modern amenities for the 156-bed Bronx Psychiatric Center, the 86-bed New York City Children’s Center- Bronx Campus, and an expanded 188-bed residential village providing transitional and supported housing to adults with behavioral health issues.
New York, NY: Highly-rated university, college, health care and other not-for-profit borrowers can move to market faster and won't need debt service reserve funds as part of a guideline overhaul approved by the DASNY Board at its December meeting. The authority is also offering its top-rated borrowers more control over their investments. DASNY’s high standards remain.
Gerrard P. Bushell was confirmed by the New York State Senate as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY). Subsequent to Governor Cuomo’s nomination, Gerrard was appointed Acting President and CEO by DASNY’s Board at its May 13, 2015 Meeting.