Our Sponsors

The following Sponsors support the IPPFA at the sponsor level. In addition to providing services to our membership, they provide additional financial support for the IPPFA by underwriting the Illinois Pension Conference, MidAmerican Pension Conferences, the Annual Holiday Party and other operational expenses.

The Sponsor member receives one calendar year membership (January 1st through December 31st) in the association, admittance to all IPPFA events, registration for (4) people at the Illinois and MidAmerican Pension Conferences including booth space if desired, special event signage indicating your firms sponsorship of lunches, hospitality rooms or breaks, preference for teaching assignments at the Illinois Pension Conference, MidAmerican Pension Conferences and the Certified Trustee class preference for newsletter article space, free web link, access to certain information in the association’s data base, and a one-page ad in the yearly Illinois Penions Conference and MidAmerican Pension Conference directories.

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C.S. McKee, L.P.

Investment Advisor

Mark Gensheimer, President

Shane Nickolich

C.S. McKee, L.P. – 420 Ft. Duquesne Blvd., One Gateway Center, Suite 800 in Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Fifth Third Bank

Investment Management

Robert Thompson

James Cahn

Fifth Third Bank – 6111 N. River Rd., 8th Floor in Rosemont, IL 60018

Foster and Foster

Actuarial Service

Jason Franken

Allie Rysell

Foster and Foster – 184 Shuman Blvd., Suite 305 in Naperville, IL 60563

Graystone Consulting

Institutional Consultant

Thomas McShane

Graystone Consulting – 227 W. Monroe St., Suite 3400, Chicago IL 60606

Mary Tomanek

Graystone Consulting  – 111 S. Pfingsten Rd., Suite 200, Deerfield, IL 60015

IPPFA Benefits

457 Provider/Vema/Financial Education/Group Auto & Home Program

Joel Babbitt

IPPFA Benefits – 1701 E. Lake Ave., Suite 400, Glenview, Illinois 60025

Lauterbach and Amen, LLP

Accounting Firm

Sherry Lauterbach

Ronald J. Amen

Lauterbach & Amen, LLP – 668 N. River Rd. in Naperville, IL 60563

Marquette Associates

Financial Consultant

Mike Piotrowski

Paul Marchese

Marquette Associates – 180 North LaSalle Street, Suite 3500 Chicago, IL 60601

National Investment Services, Inc.

John Fremgen

Ray Caprio

National Investment Services, Inc. – 200 W. Madison Street, Suite 2900 Chicago, IL 60606

Nuveen Asset Management

Clint Doroff


Nuveen Asset Management – 901 Marquette Ave, Suite 2900, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Pension Technology Group

Pension Software

Robert J. Stanton

Pension Technology Group – 92 State St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02109

Sawyer Falduto Asset Management, LLC

Investment Manager

John Falduto

Thomas Sawyer

Sawyer Falduto Asset Management, LLC – 589 S. York Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Segall Bryant & Hamill

Clark Koerther

Phil Hildebrandt

Segall Bryant & Hamill – 540 W. Madison St., Suite 1900 in Chicago, IL 60661


Insurance and Investment Company

Tina Fletcher

Justin Patten

Ullico – 1625 Eye Street, NW, Washington DC, 20006

Wolf Popper LLP

Securities Fraud Litigation

Chet Waldman

Joshua Ruthizer

Wolf Popper LLP – 845 Third Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10022