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Municipal Securities

Explore Collateral Opportunities

Take advantage of one of our newest collateral opportunities – pledging municipal securities. Eligible securities become part of your general collateral pool and enable you to grow your borrowing power with FHLBank Atlanta.

Securities must be delivered to your FHLBank Atlanta safekeeping account and meet eligibility requirements*:

  • Bond must be rated AAA or AA and have proceeds that were used for real estate purposes
  • Each bond must have a documented real estate nexus factor
  • FHLBank Atlanta will determine real estate nexus factor and the amount of eligible funds as a percentage of the bond

To get started, call us at 1.800.536.9650, option 1, option 2 to transfer your municipal securities to your safekeeping account. You can pledge securities immediately for advances and other borrowings as well as pledge them for deposits.

For questions about municipal securities eligibility, call your collateral relationship specialist or email

*Complete municipal security eligibility requirements are listed in FHLBank Atlanta’s Member Products and Services Guide.