State Financial Marketplace

The Department of General Services, Procurement Division has established nationally recognized, award-winning financing and acquisition payment programs that serve all California governmental entities.  Working with our qualified third-party lenders, the State Financial Marketplace provides agencies with flexible and streamlined programs while leveraging better than commercial rates to meet their business and budget needs.

These programs include: the Golden State Financial Marketplace (GS $Mart), a purchase finance program; Lease $Mart, a lease finance program; and, Energy $Mart, an Energy Management finance program.

GS $Mart

GS $Mart, pronounced "G S Smart", is an innovative acquisition finance program designed to facilitate State of California agencies and local governments with installment or lease purchases, while meeting all requirements of a competitively bid process.

Through the GS $Mart program, acquisition financing can be arranged for the following:

  • IT and IT projects
  • Vehicles
  • Lab Equipment
  • Furniture
  • Energy savings projects (Energy $Mart)
  • Other acquisitions for goods and services
For more information, visit GS $Mart.

Lease $Mart

Lease $Mart, pronounced "Lease Smart", is a leasing marketplace that offers a viable framework for state and local government agencies to quickly access the services of leasing companies.

For more information, go to Lease $Mart.

FI$Cal Customers

For state agency customers using the GS $Mart program and transacting in FI$Cal, please use the following aids:

FI$Cal Job Aid and Flow Chart coming soon!

For more information, contact Kris Bianchini @ (916) 617-3659 or


Contact Us

Business Hours:
6:00 am - 3:30 pm

Mailing Address:                                                      
Department of General Services
Procurement Division, Second Floor, MS-207
P.O. Box 989052
West Sacramento, CA  95798-9052 

Physical Address (for overnights and meetings):
707 3rd Street
Second Floor, Room 2-121
West Sacramento, CA  95605


Fax Number:

Office Email:

Patrick Mullen
Phone: 916.375.4617

Kristopher Bianchini
Phone: 916.617.3659

Sam Laroa
Phone: 916.375.4452

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