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STATE UNIVERSITIES RETIREMENT SYSTEM

Executive Director: William E. Mabe

Chairperson:  Lindsay Anderson

Investments

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Annual Report, Valuation Report & Investment Plan

Annual Report

SURS is required to provide participants and benefit recipients with financial statements, including the report of the independent auditors regarding those statements.

Actuarial Valuation Reports & Experience Study

The valuation reports provide information on the funding status of SURS and include a determination of the State contribution level.  The experience study compares actual experience to expected experience based on information for the period from June 30, 2006 to June 30, 2010.

SURS Investment Plans

The Investment Plans review the results of each fiscal year and define the strategy for the new fiscal year in accordance with the Board-approved asset/liability study and Investment Policy.


General Information

Corporate Governance

Corporate governance policies, proxy policy statement, and quarterly issue summary reports.

Investment Committee

Listing of Investment Committee members and board approved meeting minutes.

Investment Information

Details of SURS asset allocations, custodians, managers, and Service Providers. These reports include data pertinent to the Traditional, Portable, and Self-Managed plans.

Investment Managers and Contractors

Contact information as well as fees paid to investment managers are enclosed in this section. The contact information for service providers to the investment department may also be found.

Investment Update

A comprehensive overview of the SURS investment portfolio.

Investment Policies

The investment philosophy, guidelines and practices that SURS employs to manage the System´s assets.

Procurement Practices

Procurement practices include sample Request for Proposals (RFPs) as well as RFPs currently issued for active searches. This section also includes an Investment Management Agreement required by managers entering into a contract for investment services.

Quarterly Standard Investment Reports

Details of SURS asset allocations, managers, service providers, income, expense, fees, brokerage and class actions. The information pertains to the Traditional, Portable and Self-Managed plans

Questionnaires

These Questionnaires lay the groundwork for SURS to evaluate potential providers of investment management services.

Reports to the Governor and General Assembly

   • Use of Emerging Investment Managers (required by Public Act 96-0006)
   • Illinois Economic Opportunity Investments (required by Public Act 96-0753)