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.
RFP 2023-04: Statewide Securities Custody Services – The Washington State Office of the State Treasurer (OST) is seeking a qualified financial institution to provide Statewide Securities Custody Services for local governments and institutions of higher education that elect to participate in the Statewide Custody Program, pursuant to RCW. 43.08.280. The RFP and related documents will be posted on Washington’s Electronics Business Solutions (WEBS).
|Due date for vendors’ questions||October 17, 2023|
|Answers posted on WEBS||October 23, 2023|
|Due date for mandatory Letter of Intent to Respond||October 30, 2023|
|Deadline for submitting a proposal||November 15, 2023, 4:00 PM Pacific Time|
NOTE: OST reserves the right to revise the RFP schedule.
Request for Proposals: Statewide Custody Services, anticipated release in October 2023
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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