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The Treasurer's Office actively maintains a list of approved debt securities issuers that are authorized and suitable for investments. These entities are reviewed on a regular basis for continuing creditworthiness and eligibility pursuant to requirements under state statutes and agency policies. The list includes a variety of securities issuers, dealers and funds, including:
In line with the Treasurer's commitment to community development and accountability, it is important to note that all securities issuers listed below that have a Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating (i.e. banks and financial institutions) maintain a rating of "outstanding" or "satisfactory" (as of August 1, 2019).
Attention Broker/Dealers: For a detailed list of approved counterparty programs which includes ratings, restrictions, tickers and cusips, click here.
ABN AMRO Bank NV
American Express Co.
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
Baker Hughes, A GE Company
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Cisco Systems Inc.
Deere & Co.
Eli Lilly & Co.
Exxon Mobil Corp.
Honeywell International Inc.
HSBC USA Inc.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Merck & Co. Inc.
MUFG Americas Holdings Corp.
NextEra Energy, Inc.
Prudential Financial Inc.
TD Bank Group
The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
The Boeing Co.
The Coca-Cola Co.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp.
The Hershey Co.
The Home Depot Inc.
The PNC Financial Services Group Inc.
The Proctor & Gamble Co.
The Walt Disney Co.
United Parcel Service Inc.
UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Bank of America Corp.
Illinois Tools Works Inc.
Merck & Co. Inc.
The Procter & Gamble Co.
United Parcel Service Inc.
Bank of Montreal
BMO Capital Markets Corp.
Bank of Nova Scotia
Barclays Capital Inc.
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
HSBC Securities USA Inc.
JPMorgan Securities LLC
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith
Mizuho Securities USA Inc.
Northern Trust Corp.
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp.
Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corp.
Federal Home Loan Banks
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp.
Federal National Mortgage Association
Tennessee Valley Authority
U.S. Small Business Administration
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
International Finance Corporation
Inter-American Development Bank
Federated U.S. Treasury Cash Reserves
Goldman Sachs Financial Square Funds
Invesco Short-Term Investments Trust
Morgan Stanley Institutional Liquidity Funds
Northern Institutional Funds
Western Asset Institutional Government Reserves
Athens Community Unit School District 213
Bolingbrook Park District
Calumet City School District 155
Chicago Housing Authority
City of Collinsville
City of Evanston
City of Rock Falls
City of Rockford
County of Winnebago
Forest Preserve District of Kane County
Geneseo Community Unit School District 228
Heartland Community College District 540
Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C
Joliet Junior College Community College District 525
Lewis and Clark Community College District 536
Leyden High School District 212
Maercker School District 60
Maine Township High School District 207
Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201
Moraine Valley Community College District 524
North Palos Elementary School District 117
Naperville Park District
Peotone Community Unit School District 207U
Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202
Roselle School District 12
Roxana Community Unit School District 1
Southwestern Community Unit School District 9
Sparta Community Unit School District 140
Troy Community Consolidated School District 30-C
Urbana School District 116
Village of Addison
Village of Bedford Park
Village of Northbrook
Village of Oak Park
Village of Orland Park
Village of Palatine
Village of Rosemont
Village of Skokie
Village of South Holland
Warren Township High School District 121
Wauconda Community Unit School District 118
West Aurora School District 129
West Northfield School District 31
Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50
Disclaimer: The Office of the Illinois State Treasurer does not endorse or recommend any companies, products, or services. Therefore, this list does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation. This list is being provided solely for informational purposes. This list is subject to change without notice, and the companies on it are not guaranteed to remain as approved counterparties. Being an approved debt securities issuer does not imply or promise that a company will receive work from the Office of the Illinois State Treasurer.