DASNY's 75th Anniversary

On April 5, 2019, DASNY celebrated its 75th year of serving New York State. We have accomplished a great deal in our 75-year history. DASNY's professional workforce brings a diverse knowledge base to each project for the benefit of the public and private clients we value and serve.

1944-04-05 09:10:24

In the Beginning...

Governor Thomas E. Dewey signs the law that creates DASNY for the purpose of financing and constructing dormitories at 11 state teachers' colleges.

1948-11-01 14:41:22

DASNY's First Dorms

In November, DASNY's Board voted to award contracts to the low bidder on the first permanent dormitories, located at the Teachers College in Buffalo.

1949-01-01 05:58:51

Teacher's Colleges Get Financing

First bond issue in the amount of $10.3 million sells to finance dorms at 11 Teachers Colleges: Albany, Brockport, Buffalo, Cortland, Fredonia, Geneseo, Plattsburgh, New Paltz, Oneonta, Oswego and Potsdam.

1954-01-01 05:58:51

DASNY and SUNY Partnership Begins

Agreement signed, State University of New York (SUNY) will operate dorms built by DASNY.

1955-01-01 05:58:51

Planning for The Future

The New York State Legislature begins annual appropriations for construction of SUNY dorms, allowing DASNY to begin long-range planning.

1960-01-01 05:58:51

First Private College Financing

First bond issue sells on behalf of a private college, Wells College in Aurora, to construct a dorm.

1964-01-01 05:58:51

DASNY Adds Nursing Schools

DASNY begins to finance and build hospitals with nursing schools.

1966-01-01 05:58:51

DASNY and CUNY Partnership Begins

Law enables DASNY to work with City University Construction Fund (CUCF) to expand City University of New York (CUNY) facilities.

1971-01-01 05:58:51

Affirmative Action

Begins Affirmative Action Program to expand job opportunities for minority construction workers and contractors.

1972-01-01 05:58:51

Community College Financing

Construction begins at first Community-College projects financed by DASNY.

DASNY's 75th Anniversary

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