Hartford pension plan seeks emerging markets equity manager

Metropolitan District Commission, Hartford, Conn., is searching for an emerging markets equity manager to run $15 million for its $154 million defined benefit plan, according to an RFP posted on MDC's website.

The pension plan is looking to invest the assets in a commingled or mutual fund, according to the RFP. The three-year contract offers two additional one-year renewal options.

The RFP is available on the MDC's procurement website at www.ebidexchange.com/Solicitation.aspx?cid=20cf5622-5797-41b1-b2fc-85cdf5a620bf&uid=ad0cd33f-8eca-4bfe-8650-1625d12964e9&sid=34385. Proposals are due 4 p.m. EDT Oct. 12. A hiring date was not specified in the RFP.

Stanley Pokora, manager of treasury, did not return a telephone call by press time.