Illinois State Universities Retirement System, Champaign, selected Ennis Knupp, Marquette Associates, New England Pension Consultants, and Summit Strategies Group as finalists for a general retainer investment consultant, said James M. Hacking, executive director. Ennis Knupp is the incumbent. Because there are several new trustees, the board decided it should conduct a thorough search process, he said. The investment committee could make a recommendation at its April meeting.
Illinois SURS has $13.2 billion in defined benefit assets and $291 million in defined contribution assets.