July 29, 2015
Contact: Eric Amig - (212) 441-6807
Brian Finnegan - (212) 441-6877
FHLBNY Announces Second Quarter 2015 Operating Highlights
New York, NY – The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (“FHLBNY”) today released its unaudited financial highlights for the quarter ended June 30, 2015.
“Twenty-five years ago this month, the first Affordable Housing Program grants were made,” said José R. González, president and CEO of the FHLBNY. “In the quarter-century that has followed, our consistent performance has positioned the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York to be a reliable partner for both our members and the communities we all serve. This consistent performance has continued through the first half of 2015 as the Bank has successfully acted on our mission and served our members well.”
- Net income for the quarter was $75.2 million, a decrease of $1.7 million, or 2.2 percent, from net income of $76.9 million for the second quarter of 2014. Return on average equity (“ROE”) for the quarter was 4.90 percent, compared to ROE of 4.83 percent for the second quarter of 2014.
- As of June 30, 2015, total assets were $119.6 billion, an increase of $200 million from total assets of $119.4 billion at March 31, 2015. As of June 30, 2015, advances were $91.3 billion, an increase of $2.8 billion, or 3.2 percent, from $88.5 billion at March 31, 2015.
- As of June 30, 2015, total capital was $6.3 billion, an increase of $200 million, or 3.3 percent, from total capital of $6.1 billion as of March 31, 2015. The FHLBNY’s unrestricted retained earnings increased during the quarter by $4.4 million to $873.4 million as of June 30, 2015. The FHLBNY increased its restricted retained earnings by $15.0 million during the quarter to $252.8 million as of June 30, 2015. At June 30, 2015, the Bank met its regulatory capital-to-assets ratios and liquidity requirements.
The FHLBNY currently expects to file its Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2015 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on or before August 12, 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 11 regional, stockholder-owned banks. The FHLB of New York currently serves 325 financial institutions in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Federal Home Loan Banks support the efforts of local members to help provide financing for America’s homebuyers.
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