Executive Director: William E. Mabe

Chairperson:  Lindsay Anderson


Court Orders End to State Retiree Percentage-of-Annuity Insurance Premiums August 29, 2014

State retirees and survivors will no longer be required to pay a percentage of their annuity for health insurance premiums following a ruling by the Sangamon County Circuit Court.

SURS to Recoup Millions from Bank of America Settlement August 29, 2014

For the third time, SURS is to receive a large financial settlement stemming from the national banking scandal investigation.

State Retiree & Survivor Insurance Premiums Revert to 1% or 2% August 19, 2014

Effective September 1, 2014, the percentage of annuity State of Illinois retirees and survivors pay for health insurance will revert to 1% or 2%.

Member Summary SURS Member Summary Screen Now Available August 1, 2014

If you are a Traditional or Portable member who would normally receive a paper Benefit Summary Statement, SURS invites you to log on to the Member Website and visit the new Member Summary page. The Member Summary page is not available to annuitants.

Money Study Measures Economic Impact of Pension Plans July 31, 2014

A new study shows pension spending supports 6.2 million jobs and $943 billion in economic output nationwide.

Group of Retirees Post-Retirement Seminars (Champaign) July 22, 2014

SURS is offering a post-retirement seminar in Champaign for Traditional and Portable Plan annuitants.