State Universities Retirement System Overview

  • Type
  • Public Pension Fund

  • Year Founded
  • 1941

Year Founded

  • Professionals
  • 3


  • AUM
  • 000.0

  • Commitments
  • 467

State Universities Retirement System General Information


State Universities Retirement System (SURS) is a public pension fund based in Champaign, Illinois. Established in 1941, it was founded by The Governor and General Assembly as an administrator of benefits for employees of the University of Illinois. The pension fund provides retirement, survivor, disability, and death benefits to the employees of public universities, community colleges, and other affiliated state agencies. The assets of the pension fund are governed by an eleven-member board of trustees and by the executive and investment committee.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Commitment Size
Open To Secondaries
Open To First Time Founds
Institution Type
Public Pension Fund
Primary Contact
0000000 000000
Chief Investment Officer
+0 (000) 000-0000
Corporate Office
  • 1901 Fox Drive
  • Champaign, IL 61820
  • United States
+1 (217) 000-0000

State Universities Retirement System Commitments (467)

Fund Name Fund Manager Fund Location Vintage Fund Size Commitment Date Commitment
00000 0000000000 00000 Cabot Properties Boston, MA 2024 00.000 0000-00-00
00 000000 0 Hg London, United Kingdom 2024 000.00 0000-00-00
000000 00000 0000 0000 Cortec Group New York, NY 2023 00.00 0000-00-00
0000000 00000000 00 Harvest Partners New York, NY 2023 00.000 0000-00-00 0000
0000 0000000000 0000 00 Ares Management Los Angeles, CA 2023 00.00 0000-00-00
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State Universities Retirement System Commitment Analytics

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Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Fund Type
Commitments by Region
Commitments by Region

State Universities Retirement System Mandates (22)

Fund Type Mandate Amount Announced Date Timeframe
Agriculture $600M 00-000-0000 24-Jun-2022 to 31-Dec-2022
00000000000 00000 00-000-0000 01-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2021
0000 00 00000 00000 00-000-0000 01-Jan-2019 to 31-Dec-2019
0000 00 00000 00000 00-000-0000 01-Jan-2018 to 31-Dec-2018
0000 000000 0000 0000 00-000-0000 25-Apr-2017 to 19-May-2017
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State Universities Retirement System Investment Allocations

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  • Target PE:
    Current PE:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Real Estate:
    Real Estate:
    42.00 %  Actual
  • Target Equities:
    Current Equities:
  • Target Fixed Income:
    Fixed Income:
  • Target Cash:
    Current Cash:
Investment allocations

State Universities Retirement System Team (27)

Name Title Office
Tara Myers Chief Financial Officer Champaign, IL
Douglas Wesley Chief Investment Officer Champaign, IL
Michael Schlachter Chief Investment Officer Designee Champaign, IL
Suzanne Mayer Executive Director & Chief Benefits Officer Champaign, IL
Bianca Green JD General Counsel & Freedom of Information Officer Champaign, IL
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State Universities Retirement System Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
Collin Meter State Universities Retirement System Vice Chairperson of Board of Trustees 000 0000
John Lyons State Universities Retirement System Chairperson of Board of Trustees 000 0000
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State Universities Retirement System FAQs

  • When was State Universities Retirement System founded?

    State Universities Retirement System was founded in 1941.

  • Where is State Universities Retirement System headquartered?

    State Universities Retirement System is headquartered in Champaign, IL.

  • How many Assets Under Management (AUM) does State Universities Retirement System have?

    State Universities Retirement System has 000.00 in assets under management.

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