|Jun-14-17||Governor Appoints SURS Trustee||
Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed Mark J. Cozzi to the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees.
Cozzi is the managing partner and founder of Lincoln Park Capital Group, which he founded in 2008. In 2011, he became senior managing director of the Electrum Group, an investment firm focused on the natural resources sector. He rejoined Lincoln Park Capital Group in 2014.
|May-08-17||IT Infrastructure Services||
This project has been awarded to iTech Solutions.
|May-01-17||Legal Counsel to Serve as Fiduciary Counsel||
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) requests proposals from private lawyers or law firms to provide fiduciary counsel services for the SURS Board of Trustees and the System.
|May-01-17||Benefit Choice Enrollment Period Extended to June 1||
MyBenefits Service Center will continue to accept elections and voice mail messages regarding enrollment through 11:59 pm CT on June 1, 2017. Please note, every attempt will be made to return calls as soon as possible so that any members still awaiting a response from MyBenefits Service Center can complete their elections. Messages left by 11:59 pm CT on June 1 will have their Benefit Choice elections processed.
|Apr-28-17||Legislative Consulting Services||
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (“SURS”) requests proposals from qualified individuals or firms to provide legislative consulting services.
|Apr-28-17||Legal Counsel to Serve as Hearing Officer||
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) requests proposals from private lawyers or law firms to provide hearing officer legal services for the SURS Board of Trustees and the System related to contested claims and administrative hearings before the SURS Claims Panel, pursuant to 80 Ill.Adm.Code 1600.500.
|Apr-24-17||Non-Core Private Commercial Real Estate Debt Search||
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) requests proposals from qualified firms to provide non-core private commercial real estate debt commingled fund investment management services. SURS is issuing the RFP for due diligence purposes, to ensure its receipt of quality services in a cost-effective manner.
|Apr-18-17||Video Security System||
The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) objective is to obtain a vendor partner for the installation and maintenance of a video surveillance system. This partnership is intended to last for several years for both maintenance and additional phases. This RFP describes the initial phase for installation as well as requiring provisions for guaranteed discounts or pricing for future phases.
|Apr-11-17||SURS/SUAA 2017 Legislative Event||
On April 5, SURS partnered with the State Universities Annuitants Association (SUAA) for our annual legislative "Meet and Greet" in Springfield. Several legislators stopped by the SUAA office in downtown Springfield to talk with SURS and SUAA trustees and staff about issues important to our members.
|Mar-24-17||Network Penetration and Vulnerability Testing||
SURS is seeking proposals from qualified candidates to conduct security assessments annually for three years. These assessments should give SURS a better understanding of potential vulnerabilities and risks that may be visible from the internet. Testing should be from the perspective of an outside attacker with no inside knowledge of the network.