Advocate Cover Feb 2020 SURS February Newsletter Available Now February 25, 2020

Check out the latest SURS information including enhancements coming to the Self-Managed Plan in June, a new supplemental savings plan starting in September and more.

1099-R Mailing Update February 4, 2020

SURS recently completed its paper mailing of the 2019 IRS Form 1099-R to each member or beneficiary who received a distribution in 2019.

Total Retiree Advantage Illinois Logo Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment September 25, 2019

The State of Illinois TRAIL Medicare Advantage open enrollment period for participating annuitants and survivors is October 15 - November 15, 2019. The 2020 plan year will begin January 1, 2020, and will run through December 31, 2020.

Board Mitchell Vogel Vogel Selected to Serve on SURS Board of Trustees August 27, 2019

Mitchell Vogel, a SURS annuitant and former board member, has been selected to fill a vacancy on the SURS Board of Trustees by the elected SURS trustees.

John Atkinson Atkinson Appointed SURS Board Chair August 7, 2019

Gov. Pritzker has appointed John Atkinson of Burr Ridge to serve as chairperson of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) Board of Trustees.

advocate cover SURS July Newsletter July 31, 2019

The July Advocate is now available online, featuring articles on SURS new trustees, buyout extensions, the SMP redesign, a new supplemental plan, webinars, seminars, investments, legislation and more.