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For State Government

CMS provides vital operational services to help State agencies run efficiently.

Emergency Management

CMS Emergency Management works with IEMA and other State Agencies to improve the State’s capability to mitigate against, prepare for, and respond to natural disasters, health pandemics, and other emergency situations.

Fleet Management

CMS Division of Vehicles supports State agencies in obtaining, maintaining, and meeting their employee transportation needs by operating and providing State fleet vehicles for employee use when needed.

Legal Services

CMS Legal Services provides proactive, timely, practical and innovative legal solutions and legal counsel that will meet or exceed the expectations of CMS and other state agencies who are our clients. CMS Legal Services operates like a mid-sized law firm with a managing partner (General Counsel) and several attorneys, each specializing in their own area of the law. Areas of specialty include: Personnel, Benefits, Labor relations, Property Management, Strategic Sourcing and Financial and Administrative Services.

Mail and Messenger

Mail and Messenger Services, a unit of support in the Bureau of Agency Services, was created to provide a consolidated, economical mail system for state agencies.

Media and Marketing

CMS provides State agencies with media and marketing services through the Illinois Office of Communication and Information (IOCI). IOCI is a graphic design and multimedia production team dedicated to delivering high quality media services. IOCI also maintains a list of media contacts for state agencies as a service to the media and general public.


The Bureau of Strategic Sourcing (BOSS) works closely with the State's Chief Procurement Officer and State Purchasing Officers of the Executive Ethics Commission (EEC) to provide improved transparency, accountability and cost savings in the procurement process.

Property Management

The Bureau of Property Management (BOPM) helps state agencies find space that meets their requirements while working to ensure low lease costs.


The State of Illinois' Recycling programs allow state agencies to recycle a variety of items and materials to keep Illinois green.

State Use Program

The State Use program provides long-term employment opportunities for people working in qualified not-for-profit agencies by encouraging all State of Illinois Agencies to purchase products and services produced and provided by persons with significant disabilities.

Surplus Property

The Surplus Property Division is charged with the administration and disposal of all surplus personal property generated by state agencies, boards, commissions, universities, and constitutional office-holders, and excess and surplus property no longer needed by the U. S. Government.