About Us

The Illinois Metropolitan Investment Fund (IMET) is a local government investment pool. IMET offers two investment funds for finance officers, treasurers, and other official custodians of municipal funds, and other public agency monies in the State of Illinois. These funds are the IMET Core Fund and the IMET Convenience Fund. IMET also offers a bond and lease DashBoard, arbitrage rebate calculation services for participants whose bond proceeds are subject to federal arbitrage restrictions and cash flow projection modeling.

Welcome

Created in 1996, under the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act and the Illinois Municipal Code, IMET was formed to provide Illinois government agencies with safe, liquid, attractive alternatives for investing. IMET offers participants two separate vehicles to meet their investment needs.

The IMET Core Fund is designed for public funds that may be invested for longer than one year. The Core Fund carries the highest rating available (AAAf/bf) from Moody's for such funds.

The IMET Convenience Fund (CVF) is designed to accommodate funds requiring high liquidity, including short term cash management programs and temporary investment of bond proceeds. It is comprised of collateralized and FHLB LoC backed bank deposits, FDIC insured certificates of deposit and US government securities.

IMET Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports

View Our Most recent Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports below, or view a full list here.

Recent News

IMET NOVEMBER 2022 Monthly Newsletter
November 10, 2022

In this month's monthly newsletter, you will learn about IMET's Annual Participant Meeting coming March 2023, read about IMET Funds Performance, see all the upcoming events IMET will be participating in the remainder of the year, review the latest economic update, learn about some of IMET's additional services, and view the performance report for October 2022. 

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IMET OCTOBER 2022 Monthly Newsletter
October 17, 2022

In this month's monthly newsletter, you will be able to read about IMET Funds Performance, see all the upcoming events IMET will be participating in this fall, review the latest economic update, and view the performance report for September 2022. 

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IMET SEPTEMBER 2022 Monthly Newsletter
September 12, 2022

In this month's monthly newsletter, you will be able to see all the upcoming events IMET will be participating in, review the latest economic update, and view the performance report for August 2022. 

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IMET AUGUST 2022 Monthly Newsletter
August 25, 2022

In this month's monthly newsletter, you will be able to read about the ICTA Annual Summer Conference that took place in Carbondale, see all the upcoming events IMET will be participating in, review the latest economic update, and view the performance report for July 2022. 

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