The Chicago City Treasurer serves as the investor and manager of all public funds for the City of Chicago. The office oversees an investment portfolio of more than $7.978 billion with a commitment to protecting the principal and maximizing its growth.
About our Investment Philosophy
The Office of the Chicago City Treasurer is responsible for the active management of the City’s $7.978 billion general investment pool, which consists solely of fixed income assets and has an average “AA-” rating. The overall conventional investment choices of the portfolio reflect strong protection against losses, as well as maintaining adequate liquidity. In addition, the pool has a low market risk profile and is based on conservative yet prudent investment policies.
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An appropriate set of guidelines and procedures for investment management with regard to investment objectives, investment parameters, administrative responsibilities, contractual needs, and reporting requirements.
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