Current Requests for Proposals

Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) Services for the Statewide Financial System (SFS)

Description of RFP: The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals and award a contract to firms that would serve as Primary and Secondary Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Firms for the New York State Statewide Financial System (SFS). This RFP is being issued by the Division of the Budget (DOB) on behalf of SFS. The Firms shall advise SFS on an as-needed basis on various projects being conducted by SFS and its stakeholders, as determined by the SFS Joint Governance Board (JGB) consisting of members from the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) and DOB. The projects that SFS will be requesting IV&V services include, but are not limited to: the on-boarding of agencies to the Statewide Financial System (System), enhancements, upgrades, re-architectures, and implementation of additional functionality.

Under the Procurement Lobbying Law, a restricted period is currently in effect for this Procurement and it will remain in effect until State Comptroller approval of the resulting contracts. Potential Bidders are prohibited from contact related to this procurement with any New York State employee or any representative of a New York State board or commission, other than the designated contacts identified below. All inquiries regarding this Procurement should be made, in writing, to:

The schedule for this procurement is as follows:

Date Event
July 30, 2019 Issuance of Request for Proposals
August 13, 2019 by 12:00 PM ET Firm Inquiries Due
On or about August 20, 2019 State’s Response to Firm Inquiries
September 9, 2019 by 12:00 PM ET Proposal Submission Deadline
On or about October 7, 2019 Finalist Interviews
October/November Tentative Award
December 2, 2019 Anticipated Contract Start Date

For more information on this proposal, follow the links below:

Designated Contacts for this Procurement:

  • Contract Officers:
  • Contract Administrator:
  • Additional Contacts:
  • Sean Harrington (SFS); Michelle Heaslip (DOB)
  • Tory Owens (SFS)
  • Heather Sosinski (SFS); Roxanne West and Alisa Fortune (DOB)

All questions regarding this RFP should be directed via e-mail to: