Bernard P. Friel Medal


The Bernard P. Friel Medal honors distinguished service in public finance and was established in 1982 in honor of NABL’s first President. Nominees need not be NABL members but may not be current members of the NABL Board of Directors. 



Past Recipients

 1983 - Charles P. Carlson, Chicago, IL   2000 - Robert J. Kutak, Omaha, NE (posthumously)
           Richard H. Nicholls, New York, NY 
 1984 - Roswell C. Dikeman, New York NY (posthumously)  2001 - Harold B. Judell, New Orleans, LA
 1985 - Daniel B. Goldberg, New York, NY (posthumously)  2003 - Jeffrey S. Green, New York, NY
            Henry S. Klaiman, New York, NY
 1986 - Catherine L. Spain, Washington, DC  2005 - Frederic L. Ballard, Jr., Washington, DC
 1987 - Manly W. Mumford, Chicago, IL
            Huger Sinkler, Charleston, SC (posthumously)
2006 - Neil P. Arkuss, Boston, MA 
 1988 - James W. Perkins, Boston, MA       2007 - Dean M. Weiner, Los Angeles, CA
            Robert A. Flippinger, New York, NY
 1990 - Robert S. Amdursky, New York, NY (posthumously)  2008 - Richard Chirls, New York, NY
 1991 - Thomas S. Currier, New York, NY  2011 - David L. Miller, Washington, DC (posthumously)
 1992 - Beryl Anthony, Jr., El Dorado, AR  2012 - Howard Zucker, New York, NY
 1993 - Sharon Stanton White, San Francisco, CA  2013 - Frank Shafroth, Fairfax, VA
 1994 - Robert Dean Pope, Richmond, VA  2014 - Frederic A. Weber, Houston, TX
 1997 - Joseph H.Johnson, Jr., Birmingham, AL  2015 - John M. McNally, Washington DC
 1998 - Austin V. Koenan, New York, NY (posthumously)
            Amy K. Dunbar, Washington, DC
 2016 - John J. Cross III, Washington DC
 1999 - Julianna Ebert, Milwaukee, WI  2017 - William J. Daly, Washington DC