Marquette Associates

External Investment Consultant

Marquette Associates serves as the External Investment Consultant and is responsible for providing structural oversight, governance and reporting duties to support ILGIF. Marquette Associates was selected through a public bidding process and has been advising the Illinois Treasurer’s Office since October 2014.

Marquette Associates is an independent investment consulting firm that guides institutional investment programs with a focused three-point approach and careful research.  Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Marquette Associates has served a single mission since 1986 – enable institutions to become more effective investment stewards.  The Firm is a completely independent and 100% employee-owned consultancy founded with the sole purpose of advising institutions. For more information, please visit