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How To Participate

Minority Business Enterprise (MWBE) Brokerage

TRS is committed to using all segments of the financial community for broker/dealer transactions for our pension fund. We offer new and existing firms the opportunity to supply or update information to assist our investment managers in achieving our expectation that minority-, female-, and disabled-owned broker/dealers be used for a significant portion of transactions on behalf of TRS.

To be included in our database, please complete this form and submit other supporting documentation to brokerage@trsil.org.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 217-814-2001 or you may email your questions to brokerage@trsil.org.

Brokerage Firms

The Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois does not maintain an approved brokerage firm listing. TRS investment managers have sole discretion in selecting the brokerage firm(s) to be used as well as the terms and conditions upon which any selected brokers are engaged. Managers are expected to work diligently in the effective management of TRS's commission expenses.