January 2018 Population of
595,555
Bond Ratings (S&P/Fitch)
AA-/AA
GO Debt Outstanding as of 12/31/2018
$1,037 million

About City of Milwaukee Bonds

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County is on Lake Michigan's western shore. Milwaukee's estimated population in 2017 was 595,555. Ranked by estimated 2014 population, Milwaukee is the 31st largest city in the United States.

Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Fiserv Forum (Milwaukee Bucks), the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the Wisconsin Center, Miller Park (Milwaukee Brewers), an expansion to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, and Pier Wisconsin, as well as major renovations to the UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena. In addition, many new skyscrapers, condos, lofts and apartments have been built in neighborhoods on and near the lakefront and riverbanks.

Welcome Letter

On behalf of The City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, I would like to welcome you to our new investor relations website. We appreciate your interest and investment in bonds issued by Milwaukee, as it allows us to make critical investments in public infrastructure throughout the city. We are committed to maintaining our strong bond ratings, and we are also committed to being as transparent as possible with the investor community and public at large.

I hope you find this website useful as you seek to better understand the credit fundamentals of The City of Milwaukee. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with suggestions for how we can be doing better. Thanks again for your interest in our bond program.

Sincerely,
Martin Matson
Martin Matson
Comptroller