A Rare Heritage

A tribute to 150 of municipal finance history

Thursday, July 1, 2004

June 30, 2004 was officially declared "Hawkins Delafield & Wood Day" by proclamation from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The event capped a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Firm's founding by Dexter A. Hawkins in 1854. Several hundred guests attended a reception at the Palace Hotel in midtown Manhattan, and heard Hawkins Managing Partner Howard Zucker deliver the attached remarks.