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RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Announces First Steps in Plan to Save Pension Funds $25-$50 Million a Year

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Announces First Steps in Plan to Save Pension Funds $25-$50 Million a Year

Treasurer’s Office to Launch Clearinghouse for Funds to Share Fee Prices and Help Eliminate Overcharging Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today announced that more than half of the City’s 11… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Names Kristi Lafleur and Miriam Martinez to Senior Leadership Roles

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Names Kristi Lafleur and Miriam Martinez to Senior Leadership Roles

On Eve of Women’s Equality Day, Highlights Women in Finance for Key Positions in Treasurer’s Office   Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today announced two additions to his senior leadership team,… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Details Chicago’s Investment Performance on Second Quarterly Earnings Call

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Details Chicago’s Investment Performance on Second Quarterly Earnings Call

Outlines Proposed Changes to City’s Investment Policy to Increase Transparency on Financial Reporting Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today held the City’s second-ever earnings call and webcast, detailing performance on… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers to Hold Chicago’s Second Quarterly Earnings Call

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers to Hold Chicago’s Second Quarterly Earnings Call

Invites Public to Join Call and Live Webcast Tuesday, August 11 at 1 p.m. Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers will lead the City’s second-ever quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, August… Read More

RELEASE: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names New Board Members to Chicago Infrastructure Trust

RELEASE: Mayor Rahm Emanuel Names New Board Members to Chicago Infrastructure Trust

Recommends Leslie Darling, an Experienced and Proven Manager, as Executive Director and Appoints Treasurer Kurt Summers as New Board Chair Mayor Emanuel today nominated six new board members to the… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Holds First Neighborhood Thought Leader Meeting

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Holds First Neighborhood Thought Leader Meeting

Launches New “Sister Neighborhoods” Initiative to Connect Communities Across the City               Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers welcomed representatives from each of Chicago’s 77… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers, Citi, and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Announce Plans for Chicago’s First Financial Empowerment Centers

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers, Citi, and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Announce Plans for Chicago’s First Financial Empowerment Centers

Citi Community Development will provide $250,000 in funding to establish Financial Empowerment Centers across Chicago Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund Award Supports Creation of Free One-on-One Financial Counseling Program for… Read More

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of Jerry Roper

STATEMENT: Treasurer Summers’ Statement on the Passing of Jerry Roper

Chicago has lost a great champion for small business in Jerry Roper. I have always admired his dedication to and optimism for our City. He was a true public servant… Read More

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Announces New Ordinance to Increase Investment by Local Banks in Chicago’s 77 Communities

RELEASE: Treasurer Summers Announces New Ordinance to Increase Investment by Local Banks in Chicago’s 77 Communities

Ordinance to Help Inform Treasurer’s Office New Banking Scorecard Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today announced a new ordinance that would amend the Municipal Code to hold local banks accountable… Read More

STATEMENT: City Treasurer Kurt Summers’ Statement on Passage of SB777

STATEMENT: City Treasurer Kurt Summers’ Statement on Passage of SB777

Chicago City Treasurer Kurt Summers today released a statement following the Illinois General Assembly’s passage of Senate Bill 777 over the weekend: “Senate Bill 777 gives Chicago’s first responders peace… Read More