Executive Director: William E. Mabe

Chairperson:  Lindsay Anderson


Upcoming SMP Webinar Upcoming SMP Webinar October 13, 2014

SURS will present an informational webinar titled "Navigating the Self-Managed Plan" on November 6, 2014, beginning at 9:30 am. The webinar is free, but registration is required.

Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Starts Oct. 15 October 7, 2014

The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment period is October 15 – November 15, 2014. Affected retirees should receive an information packet in the mail.

SURS SMP Unified Statements Now Available Online Only October 1, 2014

As part of a continuing effort to create greater efficiencies, SURS will no longer mail SMP Unified Statements.

SURS 2015 Board of Trustees Election September 23, 2014

William Mabe, board secretary and executive director of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS), has announced the System will hold a board election during April 2015 to fill three expiring trustee positions. An impartial election services company will conduct the election.

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.