NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") is pleased to announce that, on May 21, 2015, its Board of Directors ("Board") approved a dividend for the first quarter of 2015 of 4.10% (annualized). The dollar amount of the dividend will be approximately $56.0 million. The cash dividend will be distributed to member financial institutions on May 22, 2015.
"Reliability is at the center of everything we do," said José R. González, president and CEO of the FHLBNY. "Our advances provide our members with access to funding every day. Our innovative products help members meet the ever-changing needs of the communities we serve. For 25 years, our Affordable Housing Program grants have served as key financing for housing initiatives. And we have provided our members over time with a consistent and reasonable quarterly dividend."
The dividend reflects the FHLBNY's low-risk profile and conservative business strategy, and is also reflective of the continuation of a low interest rate environment.
The FHLBNY filed its Form 10-Q for the first quarter of 2015 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 8, 2015.
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York is a Congressionally chartered, wholesale Bank. It is part of the Federal Home Loan Bank System, a national wholesale banking network of 12 regional, stockholder-owned banks. The FHLB of New York currently serves more than 330 financial institutions in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The mission of the Federal Home Loan Banks is to support the efforts of local members to help provide financing for America's homebuyers.
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SOURCE Federal Home Loan Bank of New York