Worcester (Mass.) Retirement System issued an RFI for a distressed debt manager, according to consultant Meketa Investment Groups website. The $711 million fund is looking for closed-end control/significant influence-oriented distressed debt strategies, and hedge funds will not be considered. Board Administrator Elizabeth Early did not return a call seeking further information. A call to Meketa was referred to President James Meketa, whose assistant said he would not comment. The RFI is available at www.meketagroup.com/mgrCenter.php. Proposals are due by 4 p.m. EDT March 26.