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Frederic Block Financial Disclosure Report for 2004

Frederic Block Financial Disclosure Report for 2004

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Government Act 1978  
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2004 U.S.C. app.  101-111) Court Organization Date Report Person Reporting (Last name, First name, Middle initial) 
Block, Frederic U.S. District Court 
4/19/0S ReportType (check appropriate type) Reporting Period Title (Article Judges indicate active senior status; 
magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Nomination, Date 
l/l/04 
U.S. District Judge lnitial @Annual Flnal 

12131/04 the basis the information contained this Report and any Chambers Office Address 
modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance 
225 Cadman Plaza 
with applicable laws and regulations. 
Eastern District Court ofN. 
Reviewing Officer 
Brooklyn, 11201 

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part 
where you have reportable information. Sign last page. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions) NONE -{No reportable positions.) Officer Frederic Block, P.C. 
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o:::; AGREEMENTS. C,') ,,._ -rn
(Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructi,ons) 
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 NONE -{No reportable agi'eements.) n12 rn 
PARTIES AND TERMS 
. 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Block. Frederic 
4119105 
ill. NON-INVESTMENT JNCOME.  (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 tiling instructions) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE -(No reportable non-investment income.)  GROSS (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -(If you were married during any portion the reporting year, please complete this section. Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)
AND TYPE 2004 NEW YORK TEACHERS' RETIREMENT
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodging, food, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 25-27 instructions.) 
 NONE (No such reportable reimbursements.)
Name Person Reporting Block, Frederic 
Date Report GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See pp. 28-31 instructions.) 
 NONE (No such reportable gifts.)
DESCRIPTION 
VI. LIABILITIBS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children. See.-pp. 32-34 instructions.) 
 NONE (No reportable liabilities.)
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
VIl. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS  -income, value, transcations (includes tltose the spouse and dependent children.  See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.)  
Description Assets  Income during reporting period  Gross value end reporting period  Transactions during reporting period  

(including trust assets) 
(2) (I)
(1) 
(I) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exe!l1't from prior disclosure  Amount Codel  Type (e.g. div. renl  Value Code2  Value Metltod  
(A-H)  inl)  (J-P)  Code3  
(Q-W)  
DNONE  (No reportable income. assets. transactions)  COMMON STOCK  ALLIED CAPITAL CORP.  Dividend  

(2) (J) (5) Type (e.g. Date: 
Value Gain Identity btiy, sell. Month Code2 Code buyer/seller merger, Day 
(J-P) (A-H) (if private
redemption) 
transaction) 
buy 119
AMERICA MOVIL SER ADR(l) Dividend T 
buy 9/29 CITIGROUP INC.(l) Interest 
FLEETBOSTON FINL CORP.  Dividend  sell  01/14  
DNP SELECT INCOME INC.  Dividend  
DOW CHEMICAL  Dividend 
DOW CHEMICAL (l) Dividend 
GEORGIA PACIFIC CORP.(!) Dividend 

10; INTERNET HOLDERS DEP RCPT(!) Dividend 
ITT INDS INC INDIANA(l) Dividend 
12. 
LYONDELL CHEMICAL PV(I) Dividend 

13. 
NORTHFORK BANCORP (1) Dividend 

14. 
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL INC. Dividend 

15. 
GENERAL ELECTRIC (1) Dividend 

16. 
CHEVRONTEXACO CORP.(I) Dividend 

17. 
HOME DEPOT Dividen 

18. ALLIED CAPITAL CORP(!) DiVidend 
 Income/Gain Codes: =Sl,000 less $,001-$2,500 $2,501-SS,OOO 
buy 5126 buy 7/8 buy 5126 buy 9/10 $5,001-$!5,000 $15,001-$50,000 
(See Comrms and 04) $50,001-$100,000 s100,001.:s1000.ooo =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 .H2 =More.thanSS,000,000  
2. Value Codes: $15,000 less $15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $1_00,001-$250,0oo  
(See Colwims and D3) $250,000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000  =$1,000.00l-S5,000,000 SS,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000,000  =$More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes Appraisal  =Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment  =Cash/Markel  
(See Colwm1 C2)  =Book Value  =Other  =Estimated  

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Block, Frederic 
4/19/05 
-income, value, tra nscations (includes 
those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 
VIl. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
[ncome during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period Description
ofAssets reporting period reporting period 
(including trust assets)  
{I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  
(2)  
Plac "(X)" after each asset exempt  Amount  Type  (e.g.  Value  Value  Type  (e.g.  Date:  

Value Gain Identity 
frolll prior disclosure Codel div. renL Code2 Method buy, sell. Month
Code2 
Code buyer/seller 
merger.
int) (J-P) Code3 Day 
redempti
(A-H) 
{if private 
(A-1-1)
on)
(Q-W) 
transaction) 
19.  DNP SELECT INCOME INC.(!)  Dividend  
20.  WAL-MART STORES  Dividend  
21.  PROCTOR GAMBLE  Dividend  

22. 
EXXON MOBIL CORP. Dividend 

23. 
MICROSOFT CORP. Dividend 

24. 
NORTH FORK BANCORP. Dividend .. . 

25. 
WASHINGTON MUTUAL INC.(!) Dividend buy 119 
26. MUTIJAL FUNDS 
BLACKROCK INCM INC.(!) Dividend 
28. 29.  VAN KMPN SENIOR TR(l) BLACKROCK INCM INC.  Dividend Dividend  sell  3/09  
30.  BLACKROCK SB!  Dividend  

31. EATON VANCE TAX ADVANTAGE DIV. INC. Dividend buy 
FD. 
32. VAN KMPN SENIOR INCM Dividend sell 3/09 
CORPORA BONDS 
ACE LIMITED DEP SHR REP 1/10 CUM RED Interest 7.8% SER C(l) 
35. KIMCO REALTY CORP. DEP SHR REP 1/10 Interest CUM 6.65% PFD SHR(l) 
36. so_.CA.EDISONInterest 1126
i.25 3/26 sell lncome!Gain Codes: $1,000 less $1;001-$2,500 =$2,501-$5.0 =$5,001-$15,000000 =$15,001-$50.000 
(See Colmrms and 04) =$50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$l,OOO,OOO =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 More than $5,000,000 Value Codes: 5,000 less $15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 =$100,001-$250,000 (See Colwnns and 03) =$500,001-$1,000,000 =$250,000-$500,000 =$1.000,001-$5,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 =$25,000,001-$50,000,000 $More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment sh/Ma rket (See Colwnn C2) =Book Value =Other=Estimatedw 
-:1 

Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Block. Frederic 

4/19/05

-income, value, tr.mscations (includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period Description Assets reporting period reporting period (including trust assets) not exempt from disclosure 
(2) 
37. 

38. 

43. 	CITIGP CAPITAL VIII DEF INT TRUST PFD STK Interest 
6.950% 09/15/31(1) 
GENERAL MOTORS ACEP CORP. PUBLIC INC Interest 
NTS 7.35% 08108/32(1) 

45. 	VIRGINIA POWER CAP OTO PFD SECS Dividend 
7.375% 07/30/42(1) 
MUNICIPAL BONDS 
47; 
48. 	
NYC IND DEV 6.0 1/15 Interest 

49. 	
NYC SER 5.00 03/15/29(1) Interest 

50. 	
NYS URBAN DEV. 5375 01101/25(1) Interest 

51 	ANNUITIES 
(I) (2) (I) (2) (I) 
(5) 
39. 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt Amount Type (e.g. Value Value Type (e.g. Date: Value Gain Identity from prior disclosure Code div. renL Code Method buy. sell. Month-Code2 Code buyer/se lier merger. -H) inL) (J-P) 	Code3 Day (J-P) (A-H) (irprivate (Q-W) redemption) 
transaction) 
CITIGROUP CAPITAL VIII DEF INT TRUST PFD Interest STK 6.950% 09/15/31 
GENERAL MOTORS ACEP CORP.PUBLIC INC Interest NOTES 7.35% 08108132 
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPTL SENIOR NOTES Interest 
PFD 5.875% 2118133 
40. 	GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPTL SENIOR NOTES Interest 
PFD 5.875% 2/18133 (I) 
41. 	
VIRGINIA POWER CAP OTO PFD SECS Dividend 7.375% 07/30/42 

42. 	
PENN ELEC CAPITAL TRUST DEF INT Interest sell 2112 7.34% SETOl 2039(1) 

44. 
46. 
METRO TRANSIT 5.75 7/13 Interest 	HARTFORD DIRECTOR(l) None 53. PRU DISC SELECT 	None 
54. . 	MONEY MARKET Income/Gain Codes: $1,000 less $1,001-$2,500 $2,501-$5.000 $5,001-$15.000 $15,001-$50.000 
(See Columns and 04) $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$1,000,000 =$1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 
Value Codes: =S15,000 less $15,001-50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000 

(See Columns and 03) $250,000-$500,000 $500,00l-$J,000,000 Sl.000,001-$5,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 =$25,000,001-$50,000,000 $More tl1a11 $50,000,000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment Cash/Market 
(See Colwnn C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 

Date ReportName Person Reporting 
VIL INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS  -income. value, transcations (includes those the spouse and dependent cluldren. See pp. 34-57 offiling instructions.)  
Description Assets  Income during reporting period  Gross value end reporting period  Transactions dwing reporting period  

(including trust assets) 
Ifnot exempt
from disclosure 
(I) (2) (1) (2) (5)
{2} 
Place "(X)" aller each asset exempt Amount Type (e.g. Value Value Type (e.g. Date: Value Gain 
Identity 
Code Method buy. sellfrom prior disclosure 
Code div. renl 
Month 
Code2 
Code buyer/seller
inl) (J-P) Code3 merger. Day
(AH) 
(J-P) (AH) (ifpri'llte 
redemption)
(Q-W) 
transaction) 
SS. MERRILL LYNCH BANK USA(!) Interest 
56. MERRILL LYNCH BANK TRUST(!) Interest 
51. MERRILL LYNCH BANK USA Interest 
58. 
MERRILL LYNCH BANK TRUST None 

59. 
ALGER CAPITAL APPRECIATION Cl.B (4} None 

60. 
SELIGMAN COMM. INF. (4) None 

61. IRA BLOCK 
62.  COMMON STOCK  
63.  ALLIED CAPITAL CORP. NEW  Dividend  
BELL SOUTH CORP.  Dividend  buy  9/27  
CITIGROUP INC.  Dividend  buy  9127  

66. 
DOW CHEMICAL Dividend part.sell 3129 

67. 
EASTMAN KODAK Dividend buy 9127 

68. 
-EATON VANCE TAX ADVT DN. INC. Distribution buy 112 

69. 
ENTERGY CORP. NEW  Dividend sell 4/10 

70.  DNP SELECT INCOME INC.  Dividend  
71.  COHEN STEERS PREMIUM RPF INCOME  Dividend  sell  1116  
REALTY INC.  

'Tl:.  ISHARES TRUST DOW JONES SELECT DIVID INDEX  Dividend Jncome/Gain Codes: $1,000 less $1,001-$2,500 $2,501-$5,000  =$5,001-$15.000 $15,001-$50.000  
(See ColWimS and D4) $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000.000 Value Codes: $15,000 less $15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 oo.001.$2so,ooo  
(See Columns and 03) $250.000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000  =$5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000,000 =$Morethan $50,000,000  

Codes =Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) Assessment Value Method =Cash/Marl;.et (See Colwm1 C2) =Book Value =Other Estiniated 
Date Report 
Name Person Reporting 
Block, Frederic 
4/19/05 
-income. value, lranscations (includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 tiling instructions.)
VIL INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS [ncome during Gross value endof 
Transactions during reporting period 
Descriplion Assets  reporting period  reporting period  
(including trust assets)  
{I)  (2)  (I)  (2)  (I)  

(3) (4) 
(5) 
Place "(X)" afier each asseteite!l1ll fromprior disclosure  Amo wit Code (A-H)  Type (e.g. div. rent int)  Value Code (J-P) lue Method Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g. buy, sell. merger, redemplion)  Date: Month-Day lue Code2 (J-P)  Gain Code (A-1-l)  Identity buyerfseller (if private transaction)  
!SHARES IBB  None  buy  10/12  
ISHARES IYC  None  buy  10/12  

76. !SHARES lYK None buy 10/12 
ISHARES IYE None buy 9127 
77. 
 !SHARES lYH None buy 9/27

78. 
LYONDELL CHEMICAL Dividend buy 9/27 
NEWCASTLE INVESTMENT CRP REITS Dividend buy 3/18 DIVERS. 
80. 
NICHOLAS APPLEGATE CONV. AND INC. None buy 1/13 

81. 
OIL SVC HLDRS DEP RCPT Dividend buy 
82. RYDEX ETFTRUST INDEX FD. Dividend buy ll/16 SOUTHERN CO. Dividend sell 3/23 
84. WORTINGTON INDUSTRIES OHIO D.ividend buy 
85. 
CORPORA BONDS 

86. 
ALABAMA POWER CO. CUM PERP CALL Interest PFD 5.2% 

GEORGIA PWR CAP TRUST DEF INTTR PFD Interest 7.125% 03/31/42 
88.  GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPTL SENIOR NOTES PFD STK 5.875% 2118/33  Interest  T  
89.  MERRILL LYNCH SRUS SER MLNP 4.15 1014111  Interest  buy  9129  
.90.  MORGAN srANLEY CAP DEF INT PFD 5.75% 7/15/33  Interest lncome/Gain Codes:  =$1,000orless $1,001-$2,500 $2.501-$5,000  =$5,00l-$15,000 $15,001-$50.000  
(See Colwnns and D4) $50,001-$100,000 $!00.001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000  
 Value Codes: $15,000 less $15,001-$50,000 $50,001-$100,000 $100,001-$250,000  
{See Colwims and 03) $250.000-$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 $1,000,001-S5,000,000 $5,000,001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000,000 $More tha11 $50,000,000 Value Method Codes (See Column C2) Appraisal =Book Value Cost (Real Estate Only) =Other Assessment Estimated  =Cash/Market  

Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
Block, Frederic
4119105 
-income. value, transcations (includes those the spouse and dependent children. See pp. 34-57 filing instructions.) 
Vil. JNVESTMENTS and TRUSTS 
(including trust assets) 

Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period Description Assets reporting period reporting period not exempt from disclosure
(I) (2) (1) 
(2) (4) (S) Place "(X)" after each asset exe111>t ArnoWlt Type (e.g. Value Value Type (e.g. Date: Value Gain Identity from prior disclosure Code div. renl Code2 Method buy. sell. Month-Code2 
merger,
(A-H). inl) (J-P) Code3 Day 
redemption)
(Q-W) 
91. 	NEWSCORP OVERSEAS LTD PFR SHR PFD Interest redeemed 11/12 
CUM GTD SER 8.625% 
ATT CORP. BONDS Interest sell 9130 
93. 	
ENCANA CORP. PFD STK 9.5% Interest sell 9130 

94. 	LEHMAN BROS CAP TRUST DEF INT Interest redeemed 3/31 

ORIG PFD 8.00% 03/31/48 GENERAL MTRS ACCPT 1DEC02 	None sell 
96. 
(1) 
(2) Code buyer/seller 
(J-P) (A-H) (if private 
transaction) 
92. 
95. 
15DEC05 HERTZ CORP. NOTES 7.4% 03/0111 Interest 
BEAR STEARNS CO. PRO STK 5.490% Dividend
97. 

98. 	
FREDDIE MAC PFD NON-CUM STOCK 5.00% 

99. 	
INTL PAPER CAP TST III DEF INT QTR INC CAP SEC 7.875% 12138 

100. 	
AETNA INC. NOTES 8.5% 08/31/41 

101. 	
PENN ELEC CAPITAL DEF INT ORIG PFD SECS 7.34% 09/01/39 

102. 	
VIACOM INC RETAIL DEB 7.2S% 06/30/51 

103. 	
CITTGROUP CAPITAL VIII DEF INT PFD STK 6.95% 09/15/31 

104. 	
WELLS FARGO TRUST PFD SEC 6.95% 04/15/32 

105. 	
GENERAL MOTORS ACEP CORP. PUBLIC INC NOTES 7.35% 08/08132 

106. 	
VERIZON NEW ENGLAND NOTES 5/15/42 

107. 	
VIRGINIA POWER CAP GTD PFD SECS 7.75% 07/30/42 

108. 	
VORNADO REATY TRUST SER.F CUM PFD SHS 6.75% PERP. 
e Dividend 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
Interest 
None sell sell part.sell sell buy buy 
1114 
2117 
10/15 
10121 
1128 
ll/10 
(See Colwnns and 04) 1,000 less $1.001-$2.500 =$2,501-$5.000 =$5,001-$15,000 =$15,001-$50.000 $50.0iH-$100 ,000 $100,001-$1.000,000 $1,000,001-$5,000,000 More than $5,000.()00 Value Codes: $15,000 less SJS,OCl!-$50,000 SS0,001-$100,000 =$I 00.001-$250,000 JSee Columns and 03) $500,001-$1,000,000 $250,000-$500,000 $1.000,001-$5,000,000 S5.ooo.001-s2s,ooo,ooo S2S,000,001$SO,
OOO,OOO $More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes Appraisal Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment CashfMaiket (See Colwm1 C2) Book Value =Ocher =Estimated 
Name Person Reporting Date Report 
VII.  INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS  -income. value, transcations (includes those .of the spouse and depe11de children. See pp.  34-57 filing instructions.) Description ofAssets (including trust assets) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period  Transaction dwing reporting period  

(2) (l) (2) 
lfnote.'tempt from disclosure 
Place "{X)" afler each asset exempt from prior disclosW"C  Amount Code (A-H)  Type (e.g. div. rent. int.)  Value Code2 (J-P)  Value Melhod Code3 (Q-W)  Type (e.g. buy. sell, merger. redemption)  (2) Date: Month-Day  (3) Value Code2 (J-P)  Gain Code! (A-H)  (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction)  
109.  MUTUAL FUNDS  

llO. BLACKROCK INCM INC. Dividend EVERGREEN MANAGED INCOME FUND Dividend 
ll2. FRANKLIN RISING DIV. Dividend buy 9/27 
ll3. HANCOCK JOHN INC. SBI Dividend 
114. GLOBAL ALLOCATION Dividend buy 10/18 

115. 
MFS GOVT MKTS INC. SBI Dividend 

116. ll7.  MFS INTER INCM SBI VAN KMPN SENIOR INCM  Dividend Dividend  sell  3/12  
118.  MONEY MARKETS  

119. MERRILL LYNCH BANK USA RASP Interest 
1.20.  MISCELLANEOUS  
121.  BANK SMITHOWN  Interest  
122.  WASHINGTON MUTUAL  Interest  
123. ,_.  
 'l. Income/Gain Codes: $1,000 Jess  =s1,001-$2,500 $2,501-$5,000 $5,001-$15.000 $15,001-$50,000  
(See Columns and 04) $50,001-$100,000  =SIOO,OOl-Sl,000,000 !,000,001-$5,000,000 =More than $5,000,000 $15,000 Jess =$15,001-$50,000 $50,001-SIOO,OOO SI00,001-$250,000 
(See ColW1111S and 03) $250,000 -$500,000 $500,001-$1,000,000 ,000,001-$5,000,000 $5,000.001-$25,000,000 $25,000,001-$50,000,000 =$More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes Appraisal  =Cost (Real Estate Only)  =Assessment  =Cash.IMarket  
(See CoJwm C2) Book Value  =Other Estimated  

NameofPersonReporting 
DateofReport 
Block, Frederic 
(Indicate part Report) 
VIlI. ADDffiONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS 

Name Person Reporting 

Date Report 
FINM-iCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT 
Block. Frederic 
4/19/05 

IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned in.come from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C.  501 seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature ..AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY 
SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) .,, 
,,-. ..... 

FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee oii Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 
 
One Coltimbu8 Circle, N.E. 
Washington, D.C. 20544



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