Corporate Governance

The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (FHLBNY), like all the other Federal Home Loan Banks, is governed by a Board of Directors, comprising Member Directors (who consist of officers and directors of member institutions) and Independent Directors (who are not affiliated with member institutions). Member Directors are elected by the FHLBNY's membership on a statewide basis; Independent Directors are elected by the FHLBNY's membership on a districtwide basis. The FHLBNY also has a Housing Advisory Council, which reports annually to the Federal Housing Finance Agency on the FHLBNY’s low-income housing activities. The advisory council consists of members from community-based non-profit organizations to advise on the low-income housing needs of our district.

About the FHLBNY's 2014 Director Election

In General

Election Announcement packages containing nomination certificates and other related information regarding the 2014 Director election process were mailed to all eligible stockholders in our district on June 27, 2014. Two Member Director seats representing New Jersey, one Member Director seat representing New York, and two district-wide Independent Director seats will be up for election later this year for terms that will each begin on January 1, 2015. A list of key dates in this year’s election is available here: List of Key 2014 Election Dates.

Regarding Nomination Certificates for Open Member Director Seats

Nomination certificates for the open New Jersey and New York Member Director seats must be received by the General Counsel at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, 101 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10178 by no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 30, 2014.

Regarding Independent Director Application Forms

Persons who are interested in being considered for nomination for an Independent Director seat on the FHLBNY's Board of Directors must first submit an Independent Director Application Form to the FHLBNY. An original executed copy of the Application Form (which may be sent via regular or express mail) must be received by the General Counsel at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, 101 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10178 by no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 30, 2014. A copy of the Application Form is available here: Federal Home Loan Bank Independent Director Application Form.

For more information, director election questions can be sent to the General Counsel.

Corporate Governance Guidelines of the FHLBNY

Adopted by the Board: March 20, 2014

The Board of Directors (Board) of the FHLBNY, acting on the recommendation of its Corporate Governance Committee, has adopted a set of guidelines in furtherance of its continuing efforts to enhance its corporate governance.

View Corporate Governance Guidelines

FHLBNY Board Committee Charters & Roster

2014 Board of Directors
as of January 2014

 

2014 Board Committee Roster
as of April 2014

Executive Committee Charter
as of March 2014

 

Audit Committee Charter
as of March 2014

Compensation and Human Resources Committee Charter
as of March 2014

 

Corporate Governance Committee Charter
as of March 2014

Government and Congressional Affairs Committee Charter
as of March 2014

 

Housing Committee Charter
as of March 2014

Strategic Planning Committee Charter
as of March 2014

 

Risk Committee Charter
as of March 2014

 

Other Important FHLBNY Documents and Information

Bylaws
as of September 2009

 

Restated Organization Certificate
as of December 2005

Code of Business Conduct and
Ethics

as of December 2013

 

Reporting Ethics Violations

12 C.F.R. 917 -- Regulations Regarding the Powers and Responsibilities of Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Directors and Senior Management
as of August 2007

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