FHLBNY Declares a 4.50% Dividend for the First Quarter of 2016
I am pleased to announce that, on May 19, 2016, your Board of Directors approved a dividend for the first quarter of 2016 of 4.50% (annualized). The dollar amount of the dividend will be approximately $61.5 million. The cash dividend will be distributed on May 20, 2016.
Our approach to our quarterly dividend has been to focus on providing a consistent and reasonable return to our shareholders. Our dividend also reflects the FHLBNY’s low-risk profile and conservative business strategy.
We filed our Form 10-Q for the first quarter of 2016 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 13, 2016.
José R. González
President and CEO
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