Our Mission


The Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance (AGLF) is a nonprofit association whose membership is comprised of companies actively engaged in governmental and non-profit leasing and finance. AGLF was founded in 1981 to provide an educational forum and industry oversight among issuers, leasing companies, investment banking firms, banks, and third-party lease brokers who participate in the lease-purchase financing of real and personal property to state and local governments.  Law firms, municipal bond insurers and rating agencies complement the membership.

Mission of AGLF

  • Work for the improvement of business conditions in the industry.
  • Sponsor education programs, conferences, workshops and seminars.
  • Provide a communications network for members.
  • Acquire, preserve, and disseminate relevant information to members, the business press, and the public.
  • Encourage the practice of high standards of personal and professional conduct among those in the industry.
  • Support the activities of other closely related organizations and those tangentially involved in municipal leasing.

AGLF Membership

The Board of Directors invites you to join the Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance to play an active role within the municipal leasing community. AGLF is a full service organization active in all phases of the municipal leasing industry.  The membership encompasses all facets of municipal leasing and includes third party lessors, placement agents, investment bankers, government officials, vendors, manufacturers, captives, and commercial bankers.

Benefits of Membership

  • Access to the ‘Members Only’ section of the AGLF website and the Annual Membership Directory.
  • Available only to members, our quarterly Tax Exempt Leasing Letter (TELL) contains timely, informative and up-to-the-minute news about the association and leasing industry.
  • Members receive discounts on the AGLF programs, services and conference registration fees.
  • All members receive a copy of the Fifty State Survey, a compilation of federal tax law, federal securities law, and of legislation and case law specifically affecting governmental leasing in the Fifty States.