eConnectDirect® Investment Tool

The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) in its continued partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo) and their Financial Services Corporation is pleased to endorse eConnectDirect® as an essential solution for members to manage their fixed-income investment needs.

eConnectDirect

This proprietary tool, developed by Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. (MBS), gives county treasurers visibility to thousands of fixed-income offerings in a market with little transparency. It arms investors with the necessary tools and confidence to select and transact with the fixed-income marketplace. Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. is an independent, veteran-owned, fixed-income securities broker-dealer that has been serving institutional investors across the U.S. since 1988. Member of FINRA & SIPC; MSRB Registered.

While eConnectDirect® allows customers to be self-sufficient, the service also allows them to work with licensed MBS account executives in a dynamic way – working side-by-side with clients on fixed-income investment decisions they wish to make or to answer any questions clients have.

eConnectDirect® allows you to compare, select and manage offerings within:

  • U.S. Government Agencies (FNMA, FHLB, Freddie Mac and More)
  • DTC-Eligible CDs
  • eConnectDirect CDs
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Corporate Bonds
  • Treasury Notes/Bonds

Additional Features of the Platform:

  • Quick and easy search and filter tools to allow for effortless navigation across multiple fixed-income markets
  • One-step market view via maturity ladder
  • “Request a Quote” – allows for bid/offer requests for any fixed income product with a CUSIP
  • Maturity alerts along with other customizable notifications
  • Certificate of deposit insurance scrub
  • Consolidated position management tools and reports
  • Third-party research
  • Access to historical financial data for banks and credit unions
  • Customer support by a licensed securities representative
  • Free safekeeping/custodial solution

Where Can I Find More Information?

Contact MACo Member Services Director Virginia White at 410.269.0043 with any inquiries.