SURS Fall 2023 Newsletter Now Available

Check it out! Get details on the 2024 trustee election candidate packets, SURS board chair, SURS retiring CIO, investment updates, legislation and more. https://surs.org/news-publications/publications/newsletter/

Atkinson Leaves SURS to Chair Intersect Illinois

Champaign, IL – John Atkinson has transitioned from his posts as chairperson of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) to become the chairman of Intersect Illinois. Atkinson is managing director and chairman...

2024 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment

The state of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 15 through November 15, 2023. The 2024 plan year will begin January 1, 2024, and will run through December 31, 2024....

SURS Commits Millions to Real Estate Fund

Champaign, IL – The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees on Sept. 8 voted to commit $75 million to Brookfield Strategic Real Estate (BSREP) Fund V, of Toronto, Canada, subject to successful contract negotiations. BSREP currently...

SURS Recognized for DCP Design

SURS has been chosen as a recipient of a 2023 Leadership Recognition Award by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc (NAGDCA) for the design and rollout of its Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP). The NAGDCA Awards recognize the...