Wichita Retirement Systems hunting for custodian

Wichita (Kan.) Retirement Systems is searching for a custodian, said Pam Beim, pension manager, in an email.

The search is being conducted for due diligence purposes. Current custodian State Street is invited to rebid.

For a copy of the RFP, interested firms can contact Bo Abesamis, executive vice president of the trust, custody and securities lending group at Callan Associates at 415-974-5060.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. PDT on May 3. A timeline for a hiring decision has not yet been determined.

The pension fund has approximately $1.2 billion in assets.