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Welcome To State Purchasing Division

"Facilitating Fair and Open Competition" Larry Maxwell, State Purchasing Agent

Lawrence Maxwell


Lawrence Maxwell

State Purchasing Agent & Director
(505) 827-0472



The New Mexico State Purchasing Division of the General Services Department is focused on providing cost-effective products and services to the State. The Division ensures compliance with the State Procurement Code for all purchases made by the executive branch agencies, as well establishing state-wide pricing agreements for use by multiple State Agencies and other Governmental New Mexico entities. The State purchases over $5 billion dollars of a wide variety of goods and services each year and must ensure that each dollar is spent fairly and transparently in accordance with the New Mexico Procurement Code.



Strive for "best value" in State acquisitions through application of timely, data-driven business and marketplace intelligence, as well as the application of "best procurement practices". Administer the New Mexico State Procurement Code and provide training to all involved persons to ensure a fair and open procurement process which maximizes the benefit and use of limited taxpayer resources.





Useful Links Announcements How Can We Better Serve You?

Online Supplier Registration

Register as a Supplier with the State of New Mexico


Current Bid Opportunities


Horizons of New Mexico Memorandum


State Use Adverse Impact Statement and Procedures


Professional Services - State Use Act

CPO Recertification Extension Notice
FY17 Year-end Deadlines
State Use Act - November 15, 2017
NMCP tentative meeting agenda

Procurement Reform Task Force - 9.29.17


NMAC CPO Proposed Replacement Rule - Notice of Hearing 11-22-2017 - Tentative Agenda


GSD Notice
Hearing Agenda - Electronic Signature
SPD Electronic Signature Rule 11_22_17 Final
Legal Notice Meeting Council for Purchasing from Persons with Disabilities December 13 2017

The State Purchasing Division of the General Services Department is committed to providing the very best possible service to our customers. We set a high standard for professional conduct and timely response. In the event you feel we may have exceeded your expectations or that we may have failed to meet our professional standard, please file a customer compliment/complaint, by mail or by clicking here to send us your comments online.


Contact Information

Phone Numbers Delivery Address Mailing Address

Main Desk: (505) 827-0472

Supplier Support Desk: (505) 827-0467
Fax: (505) 827-2484

General Services Department
State Purchasing Division
Joseph Montoya Building, Room 2016
1100 St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
General Services Department
State Purchasing Division
PO Box 6850
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502


General Services Department
Joseph Montoya Building // PO Box 6850 // Santa Fe, NM 87502 // (505) 827-2000
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