E-Pay complies with the
Acceptance of Credit
Cards Act (ILCS-345)
and prevailing credit card
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 December 31, 2016).
ABN AMRO Group NV
Automatic Data Processing Inc.
BMO Financial Group
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.
Deere & Co.
Eli Lilly & Co.
Exxon Mobil Corp.
General Electric Co.
Honeywell International Inc.
HSBC Holdings PLC
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Merck & Co., Inc.
MUFG Americas Holdings Corp.
Prudential Financial Inc.
TD Bank Group
The Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
The Boeing Co.
The Coca-Cola Co.
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.
The Procter & Gamble Co.
US Bancorp, US Bank NA
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.
UBS Americas Inc.
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
Invesco Government & Agency Portfolio
Morgan Stanley Institutional Liquidity Funds
Northern Trust / Williams Capital
Western Asset Institutional Government Reserves
Bellwood School Distict 86
City of Evanston
City of Rock Falls
County of Winnebago
Forest Preserve District of Kane County
Geneseo Community Unit School District 228
Heartland Community College District 540
Lewis and Clark Community College District 536
Maine Township High School District 207
Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201
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 Oak Park
Village of Orland Park
Village of Palatine
Village of Skokie
West Aurora School District 129
West Northfield School District 31
Will and Kendall Consolidated Community School District 202
*Approved debt issuer but only eligible for State Portfolio purchases
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.