The $66 billion Teachers’ Retirement System of Illinois in Springfield continues to build up its alternative investments portfolio with a total of $3 billion-plus being put to work.
The retirement fund has described its strategy as one that is "diversified, risk aware" as officials said that the system was able to retain its value despite market declines.
“The ‘defensive’ and value-aware investment strategy TRS has employed for some time is paying off for our members,” said Stan Rupnik, executive director and chief investment officer. “Our top priority is protecting our members’ money for . . .
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