Senior Investment Officer - Public Markets
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) is searching for an experienced investment professional to help manage the System’s portfolio of external public equity and fixed income investment managers. Duties include evaluating and monitoring current managers, recommending when investment managers should be retained or replaced, and leading RFP/search processes to find suitable new portfolios.
This is a full-time position based in Champaign, IL with a hybrid work schedule.
For more information go to https://surs.org/career-opportunities-with-surs/.
SURS is the administrator of a cost-sharing, multiple-employer, public employee retirement system that provides retirement, survivor, disability and death benefits to employees of Illinois state universities, community colleges, and certain other affiliated organizations and agencies. SURS provides benefit services to over 250,000 members who work for 61 employers. SURS is responsible for investing assets in a diversified portfolio of U.S. and foreign stocks, bonds, real estate and alternative investments. SURS maintains a defined benefit plan, which on June 30, 2023, had assets valued at approximately $23.2 billion. SURS administers two defined contribution plans, the Retirement Savings Plan, which on June 30, 2023, had assets of approximately $3.7 billion and the Deferred Compensation Plan, which had assets of approximately $28.5 million.