Advocate Cover July Newsletter Now Available July 31, 2015

The latest Advocate is now available. Learn more about the Money Purchase Factor change, legislation that affects SURS, and fall webinars and seminars.

Idehen Governor Names Francis Idehen to Board of Trustees July 30, 2015

On July 27, Gov. Rauner appointed Francis Idehen, Jr. to a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees.

Steven Rock Selected Board Trustee July 28, 2015

Steven M. Rock has been chosen to fill an elected active-member seat on the SURS Board of Trustees that was vacant because of a trustee’s resignation.

Insurance Refunds Image SURS Retiree Insurance Refunds Being Processed; To Be Completed By June 15 June 2, 2015

SURS has received funds from the Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) to pay health insurance refunds to retirees and survivors in the State of Illinois Group Health Insurance Plan. Payments are being processed and will be finalized by the June 15, 2015, deadline.

Gavel State Supreme Court Finds Pension Reform Law Unconstitutional May 8, 2015

The Illinois Supreme Court has issued a unanimous decision affirming the Sangamon County Circuit Court’s decision that Public Act 98-599 is unconstitutional.

J. Fred Giertz Photo J. Fred Giertz Elected to SURS Board of Trustees May 4, 2015

J. Fred Giertz has been elected to serve a six-year term on the SURS Board of Trustees by the System’s annuitant members.