Approved Debt Securities Issuers

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The Office of the Illinois Treasurer 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 May 1, 2021).


Attention Broker/Dealers: For a detailed list of approved counterparty programs which includes ratings, restrictions, tickers and cusips, click here


Commercial Paper Issuers

Abbott Laboratories


Adobe Inc

AllianceBernstein LP

Alphabet Inc Inc

American Express Co

Apple Inc

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co

AT&T Inc

Automatic Data Processing Inc

Baker Hughes Co

Bank of America Corp


Bristol-Myers Squibb Co

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

Cargill Inc

Caterpillar Inc

CenterPoint Energy Inc

Chevron Corp

Cisco Systems Inc

Citigroup Inc

Colgate-Palmolive Co

Comcast Corp

Corteva Inc

Danaher Corp

Deere & Co

Eli Lilly & Co

Emerson Electric Co

Exxon Mobil Corp

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

HP Inc

Honeywell International Inc

HSBC Holdings PLC

IBM Corp

Illinois Tool Works Inc

ING Group

Intel Corp

Johnson & Johnson

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Koch Industries Inc

Keurig Dr Pepper

Linde Plc (Praxair Inc)

L'Oreal SA

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE 

Merck & Co Inc

MetLife Inc

Microsoft Corp

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp

Nestle SA

NextEra Energy Inc


Novartis AG


Pacific Life Insurance Co

PepsiCo Inc

Pfizer Inc

Private Export Funding Corp

Prudential Financial Inc

Roche Group

Rockwell Automation Inc

Stanley Black & Decker Inc

TD Bank Group 

The Bank of New York Mellon Corp

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 Southern Company

The Walt Disney Co

Toyota Motor Corp

Union Pacific Corp

United Parcel Service Inc

UnitedHealth Group Inc

US Bancorp

Verizon Communications Inc

Visa Inc

Wells Fargo & Co


Corporate Bond Issuers

3M Co

Abbott Laboratories

Alphabet Inc Inc

American Express Co

Apple Inc

Archer-Daniels-Midland Co

Automatic Data Processing Inc

Bank of America Corp

BMO Harris Bank NA

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co

Capital One Financial Corp

Cargill Inc

Caterpillar Inc

CenterPoint Energy Inc

Chevron Corp

Cisco Systems Inc

Citigroup Inc

Colgate-Palmolive Co

Corteva Inc

Danaher Inc

Deere & Co

Eli Lilly & Co

Exxon Mobil Corp

Fifth Third Bancorp

Goldman Sachs Group Inc

Honeywell International Inc

IBM Corp

Illinois Tools Works Inc

Intel Corp

Johnson & Johnson

JPMorgan Chase & Co


Mastercard Inc

Merck & Co. Inc

Microsoft Corp

Morgan Stanley

MUFG Americas Holdings Corp

Nestle SA

NextEra Energy Inc


Northern Trust Corp


PepsiCo Inc

Pfizer Inc

Prudential Financial Inc

Roche Group

Rockwell Automation Inc

State Street Corporation

TD Bank Group 

The Bank of New York Mellon Corp

The Coca-Cola Co

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp

The Hershey Co

The Home Depot Inc

The PNC Financial Services Group Inc

The Procter & Gamble Co

The Walt Disney Co

Truist Financial Corp

Union Pacific Corp

UnitedHealth Group Inc

United Parcel Service Inc

US Bancorp

Visa Inc

Wells Fargo & Co


Repo Dealers

Bank of Montreal/Chicago (Bank of Montreal)

BMO Capital Markets Corp (Bank of Montreal)

Curvature Securities LLC

Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc (Daiwa Securities Group Inc)

HSBC Securities USA Inc (HSBC Holdings PLC)

Mizuho Securities USA Inc (Mizuho Financial Group)

Northern Trust Co (Northern Trust Corp)

Scotia Capital USA Inc (The Bank of Nova Scotia)

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc (Truist Financial Corp)


Agencies and Treasuries

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

US Small Business Administration

US Treasury


Supranational Issuers

African Development Bank Group

Asian Development Bank

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

European Investment Bank

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

International Finance Corporation

Inter-American Development Bank


Money Market Funds

BlackRock BLF FedFund (Misclher Financial Group)  (HUAXX)

BlackRock BLF TempCash (TMCXX)

BlackRock BCF Institutional Fund (BISXX)

BlackRock Liquid Environmentally Aware Fund (Mischler Financial Group)  (MFGXX)

BlackRock Liquid Federal Trust Fund (Mischler Financial Group) (EDUXX)

BlackRock Liquidity Funds (Cabrera Capital Markets LLC) (CCPXX)

BlackRock Liquidity Funds (TMPXX)

DWS ESG Liquidity Funds (ESGXX)

Federated Institutional Prime Obligations Funds (POIXX)

Federated US Treasury Cash Reserves (UTIXX)

First American Institutional Prime Obligations Fund Z Class (FPZXX)

Goldman Sachs Financial Square Fund (Drexel Hamilton LLC) (VTNXX)

Goldman Sachs Financial Square Government Fund (Loop Capital Markets)  (LDIXX)

Goldman Sachs Financial Square Prime Obligations Fund (Drexel Hamilton LLC)  (VTNXX)

Goldman Sachs Financial Square Treasury Instruments Fund (Loop Capital Markets) (LEIXX)

Invesco Government & Agency Portfolio  (AGPXX)

Invesco Government & Agency Portfolio (CAVU Securities LLC) (CVGXX)

Invesco Liquid Assets Portfolio (CAVU Securities LLC) (CVPXX)

Invesco Treasury Portfolio (CAVU Securities LLC) (CVTXX)

JPMorgan Prime Money Market Funds (Academy Securities Inc) (JPAXX)

Morgan Stanley Institutional Liquidity Funds (MVRXX)

Morgan Stanley Prime Portfolio (MPFXX)

Morgan Stanley Prime Portfolio (CastleOak Securities) (CASXX)

Northern Institutional Funds (Siebert Williams Shank & Co LLC) (WCGXX)

State Street Institutional Liquid Reserve Fund (SSIXX)

State Street Institutional U.S. Government Fund  (GVMXX)

Western Asset Institutional Government Reserves (INGXX)


Taxable Municipal Securities

Athens Community Unit School District 213

Belleville Public School District 118

Bellwood School District 88

Bolingbrook Park District

Calumet City School District 155

Campton Township

Champaign Community Unit School District 4

Chicago Housing Authority

Chicago Park District

City of Aurora

City of Burbank

City of Champaign

City of Chicago Illinois Water Fund

City of Collinsville

City of Evanston

City of Flora

City of Freeport

City of Herrin

CIty of McHenry

City of Moline

City of Park Ridge

City of Rock Falls

City of Rock Island

City of Rockford

City of Springfield - Water Fund

City of St Charles

City of Sterling

City of Waukegan

City of Wood Dale

Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Community High School District 218

Community Unit School District 300

Cook County (Oakton) College District 535

County of DeKalb

County of Will

County of Winnebago

Danville Community Consolidated School District 118

Decatur Park District

DuPage County (West Chicago) School District 33

Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7

Evanston Township High School District 202

Fieldcrest Community Unit District 6

Forest Preserve District of Kane County

Freeburg Community High School District 77

Fulton Community Unit School District 3

Geneseo Community Unit School District 228

Greater Rockford Airport Authority

Homer Community Consolidated School District 33C

Illinois Housing Development Authority

Indian Prairie Community Unit School District 204

Joliet Junior College Community College District 525

Kane & Kendall Counties Community College District 516

Kendall County (Plano) Community Unit School District 88

Komarek School District 94

Lake County Community College District 532

Lewis and Clark Community College District 536

Maercker School District 60

Maine Township High School District 207

Marion Community Unit School District 2

Mascoutah Community Unit School District 19

McLean County Unit School District 5

Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County

Midland Community Unit School District 7

Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201

Moline-Coal Valley School District 40

Moraine Valley Community College District 524

Morton College Community College District 527

Naperville Park District

Northfield Township High School District 225

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64

Peotone Community Unit School District 207U

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202

Reavis High School District 220

Regional Transportation Authority

Roselle School District 12

Roxana Community Unit School District 1

Sales Tax Securitization Corporation

Southern Illinois University

Southwestern Illinois College Community College District 522

Sparta Community Unit School District 140

St George Community Consolidated School District 258

Sycamore Community Unit School District 427

Thornton Township High School District 205

Troy Community Consolidated School District 30-C

Urbana School District 116

Village of Addison

Village of Bartlett

Village of Bedford Park

Village of Bensenville

Village of Bradley

Village of Buffalo Grove

Village of Channahon

Village of Downer's Grove

Village of Harwood Heights

Village of Libertyville

Village of Northbrook

Village of Oak Park

Village of Orland Park

Village of Palatine

Village of Rosemont

Village of Skokie

Village of South Holland

Village of Tinley Park

Village of Vernon Hills

Village of Winnetka

Warren Township High School Distrct 121

Wauconda Community Unit School District 118

West Aurora School District 129

West Northfield School District 31

Western Springs School District 101

Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50

Woodridge Park District



Disclaimer: The Office of the Illinois 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 Treasurer.