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SPRINGFIELD, IL – Teachers’ Retirement System is requesting proposals from qualified consulting firms to assist the System in making prudent investment decisions in the diversifying strategies portion of the TRS Investment Fund.

The successful applicant will provide ongoing consulting services to TRS staff in the management of the $3.5 billion Diversifying Strategies Portfolio. This firm will demonstrate successful experience in investment strategy, the structure of a diversifying strategies portfolio, research and sourcing of investment opportunities, the monitoring of commitments and results, as well as support for TRS administrative activities.

All proposals responding to the “Request for Proposals” for a diversifying strategies consultant must be submitted via email to TRS by 2 p.m. C.S.T. on Tuesday, August 15, 2023.

The complete RFP, including detailed instructions for submitting a proposal, is posted here.

About Teachers' Retirement System

The Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois is the 42nd largest pension system in the United States, and provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits to teachers, administrators and other public-school personnel employed outside of Chicago. The System serves 439,000 members and had assets of $65.0 billion as of May 31, 2023.

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