Public pensions

Philadelphia Board of Pensions chooses new CIO

Michael Donatucci was named chief investment officer at the Philadelphia Board of Pensions and Retirement.

April 29, 2016 | 02:41 pm

Colorado Fire & Police could commit up to $250 million more to illiquid alternatives

Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association, Greenwood Village, could commit an additional $150 million to $250 million to illiquid alternatives managers in 2016, said Scott Simon, chief investment...

April 29, 2016 | 02:59 pm
Kentucky governor signs bill funneling an additional $1.28 billion into pension funds

Kentucky governor signs bill funneling an additional $1.28 billion into pension funds

Kentucky will pour an additional $1.28 billion into its state retirement systems over the next two fiscal years under a budget bill signed into law by Gov. Matt Bevin.

April 29, 2016 | 11:12 am

Northern Trust universe up 0.7% in quarter; all plan types negative for the year

Institutional asset owners in the Northern Trust universe returned a median 0.7% in the first quarter of 2016, marking the second consecutive quarter of investment gains but down from a median 2% in...

April 28, 2016 | 02:59 pm

Swampscott Contributory Retirement seeking real estate fund manager

Swampscott (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for a core-plus real estate fund manager to run up to $2 million.

April 28, 2016 | 12:11 pm

Chicago Transit Authority rides with 4 managers

Chicago Transit Authority Employees Retirement Plan allocated $105 million total to three managers.

April 28, 2016 | 03:29 pm

Chicago Municipal Employees chooses Segall Bryant for international equities

Chicago Municipal Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund hired Segall Bryant & Hamill to manage $50 million in active international small-cap equities.

April 28, 2016 | 03:58 pm

Ohio School Employees calls on Wilshire as new investment consultant

Ohio School Employees Retirement System hired Wilshire Associates as general investment consultant.

April 28, 2016 | 12:00 pm

Chicago Metropolitan Water fund narrows search for emerging core bond manager

Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund named Garcia Hamilton & Associates, LM Capital Group and Pugh Capital Management as finalists in its search for its first emerging core ...

April 28, 2016 | 03:35 pm

Ohio Police & Fire slates $50 million for Greystar real estate fund

Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund committed up to $50 million to Greystar Equity Partners IX, a real estate fund focusing on U.S. multifamily assets, managed by Greystar Real Estate...

April 28, 2016 | 11:49 am

N.Y. State Common looking to fill fixed income, real assets, risk officer positions

New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, is looking to fill risk, fixed-income and real assets staff positions, said Matthew Sweeney, spokesman for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the sole...

April 27, 2016 | 04:00 pm

Spokane Employees doing asset allocation study

Spokane (Wash.) Employees’ Retirement System is conducting an asset allocation study.

April 26, 2016 | 03:44 pm

New York State Teachers commits up to $185 million to venture capital

New York State Teachers’ Retirement System made three private equity commitments totaling up to $185 million.

April 26, 2016 | 03:41 pm
NYC comptroller touts proxy-access success at 50 companies

NYC comptroller touts proxy-access success at 50 companies

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said Tuesday that 50 of 72 solicited corporations have agreed to adopt or vote on proxy-access proposals, thus enabling the New York City Retirement Systems...

April 26, 2016 | 03:38 pm
Alaska Retirement escalates private equity pacing as part of new long-term target

Alaska Retirement escalates private equity pacing as part of new long-term target

Alaska Retirement Management Board plans to commit $530 million total to between 18 and 33 private equity funds in 2016, with a gradual annual increase, in order to reach a new 12% long-term private...

April 26, 2016 | 02:51 pm