Press Releases

The latest press releases from SURS. For press inquiries, click here.

SURS Members Elect Trustees to New Terms

Current board members Mitchell Vogel and Fred Giertz have been elected to continue serving on the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees by the System’s annuitants.

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SURS Assigns Up To $30 Million To Real Estate Fund

Champaign, IL - The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees approved a commitment of the lesser of $30 million or 10 percent of total fund commitments to Newport Capital Fund III, the closed-end, non-core real estate fund managed by Newport...

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SURS Executive Director Resigns

Champaign, IL — Martin Noven, executive director of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS), resigned his position on Feb. 18 to focus his attention on a new career opportunity. SURS Board of Trustees thanked Noven for his accomplishments over the past...

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SURS Approves Real Estate Allocation

Champaign, IL - The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees on Jan. 29 voted to commit an additional $100 million to the Carlyle Property Investors (CPI) real estate fund subject to completion of subscription documents. An initial investment...

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SURS Seeking First Chief Diversity Officer

The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois is searching for its first Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) to help shape and foster the system’s internal diversity and inclusion strategy, as well as strengthen investment manager and contractor programs. "SURS has a...

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