Doing Business with the Treasurer’s Office
The Office of the State Treasurer seeks to develop partnerships with vendors who assist us in fulfilling our missions of acting as fiduciary for the state’s money, building working relationships with other governments across Washington and facilitating investments within the state. The Office of the State Treasurer will post active competitive procurement opportunities below.
OST welcomes opportunities to support Washington’s small, veteran-owned, minority-owned and women’s business enterprises. For information about certification as a veteran-owned business, contact the Department of Veterans Affairs. For information about certification for small businesses owned and controlled by minority, women, and socially and economically disadvantaged persons, contact the Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises.
Vendors that are interested in doing business with OST are encouraged to register in Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS), the bid notification system used by Washington State agencies to post solicitation opportunities. OST may search for prospective vendors in WEBS when seeking suppliers for goods and services. OST also posts competitive solicitations in WEBS. Registered vendors will receive automatic notification from the WEBS system when suitable solicitations are posted. There is no fee to register in WEBS. Please see WEBS for Vendors or the Department of Enterprises’ Services (DES) website for more information.
Statewide Vendor Payment System Registration
Vendors doing business with OST are encouraged to register in the Statewide Vendor Payment system managed by the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM), to facilitate the payment process. Registration materials are available at Statewide Vendor/Payee Services | Office of Financial Management, or by contacting the Statewide Payee Desk at (360) 407-8180, and should be submitted directly to OFM.
Statewide Vendor Payment System registration may be a requirement for vendors that enter into contracts with OST.
RFQ & RFP 2024-01: Underwriter Services – The Office of the State Treasurer is seeking:
Statements of qualifications from investment banking firms interested in being included in the state’s underwriting pool (RFQ); and
Proposals to provide underwriting services for a potential bond sale (RFP).
The RFQ & RFP and related documents are available on Washington’s Electronics Business Solutions (WEBS). Bidders are strongly encouraged to register in WEBS for access to all documents related to this solicitation, including any revisions, amendments or addenda.
|Estimated Schedule of Activities
|Letters of Intent to Respond are due (optional)
|January 29, 2024
|January 30, 2024
|February 1, 2024
|Deadline for submitting a proposal
|February 7, 2024, 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time
NOTE: OST reserves the right to revise the RFP schedule.
None at this time.
Frequent Purchases (as needed)
Consumable office supplies
- Paper (copy paper, writing pads, tablets, sticky notes)
- Pens (writing pens, highlighters, marking pens)
- File folders
- Miscellaneous (staples, paper clips, etc.)
- Desk sit/stand conversion
Desktop and mobile computer equipment
- Monitor risers
- Mobile telephones
- Financial analysis software
- Municipal market data
- Technology and records management
- End user applications
- Financial Advisors
- Fiscal Agents
- Verification Agents
- Bond Transaction Advertisements
- Rating Agency Services
- Bond Underwriters
- Travel services
- Publications printing/mailing
- Electronic communications distribution
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