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Economic Development Corporation (EDC)
110 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038
Maryann Catalano
phone: (212) 312-3969
fax: (212) 312-3918

Accessibility questions: Equal Access Office at or 212-312-6602, by Wednesday, January 31, 2018 5:00 PM

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Request for Proposals

PIN#73560001 - Due: 2/16/2018 4:00 PM

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking to engage an independent auditor to perform the annual audit of its combined financial statements, as well as separate year-end audits of its associated entities New York City Industrial Development Agency (“IDA”), Build NYC Resource Corporation (“BNYC”), New York City Land Development Corporation (“LDC”), and the preparation of applicable tax forms 990 and CHAR 500. In its discretion, NYCEDC shall select one or more respondents to this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) to provide the aforementioned services for all four entities. If one respondent is selected to provide the services that auditor will provide the services for all four entities and will engage in four separate four (4) year contracts with NYCEDC, IDA, BNYC, and LDC, respectively, to perform the services. If more than one respondent is selected to provide the services, each respondent selected will provide the services for one or more of the entities at NYCEDC’s option and will engage in separate four (4) year contracts with each entity for which it has been selected to perform the services. If selected, a respondent will be advised by NYCEDC whether the respondent has been selected to provide the services to one or more of the entities.

NYCEDC plans to select a consultant on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, and the proposed fee, if applicable.

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, New York State and New York City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category. Please refer to the Equal Employment Opportunity Addendum in the RFP

Companies who have been certified with the New York City Department of Small Business Services as Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about M/WBE certification and NYCEDC’s M/WBE program, please visit

An optional pre-proposal session will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 2:30pm at NYCEDC. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to on or before January 31, 2018.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2018. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, February 9, 2018, to Please submit seven (7) sets of your proposal .

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