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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois System
RFP #9JWS2207

Request for Proposal: Broker Services for Insurance for Fine Arts

Award Info Published Tuesday March 15, 2022

Mesirow Insurance Services, Inc.Chicago, IL

  • Amount: $70,000
  • Terms: An estimated start date of 4/15/2022 through 4/14/2027
  • Renewals: 1 five-year
  • Potential Future Renewals: $70,000
  • CS Insurance Strategies, Inc. (subcontractor)
    BEP [11% / $7,700]

Unsuccessful respondents (3)



4 total

1 successful respondent

3 unsuccessful respondents

0 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses

Buyer for this procurement: Jay Simpson, (217) 265-0434

Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato

State purchasing officer for this procurement: Geno Marchizza

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.

This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday January 12, 2022
Amendment 1 is issued to provide information from the pre-proposal conference.
First published Monday, December 20, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday February 8, 2022:
At the following address:
System Purchasing and Support Services
Electronic Bidding ONLY
Hard-Copy Proposals will not be accepted
Champaign, IL 00000
via Electronic Bidding
The University, on behalf of the Office of Risk Management, is seeking Proposals from qualified firms to provide broker services to obtain and administer insurance coverage for owned Fine Arts, Rare Books and Special Collections.

A pre-submission tele-conference will be held January 11, 2022, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Please see Section 1.5 of the solicitation document for additional information.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Jay Simpson
System Purchasing and Support Services
507 E Green Street
Suite 501, MC-407
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 265-0434
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
Submit 1 copies of the response as defined in the specifications.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 11 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • 9JWS2207.docx (7 MB)
  • 9JWS2207Amendment1.pdf (177 KB)
  • 9JWS2207UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)
Other Public Documents
  • 9JWS2207FY23CarrierSelection.docx (12 KB)
  • E-BiddingVendorInstructions.docx (678 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • 9JWS2207OpeningSheet.pdf (353 KB)