Public pensions

Orange County Employees commits $300 million to alternatives

Orange County Employees Retirement System committed a total of $300 million to alternatives funds.

November 26, 2014 | 10:06 am
Arizona PSPRS cleared of criminal wrongdoing in its real estate valuations

Arizona PSPRS cleared of criminal wrongdoing in its real estate valuations

Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing regarding real estate valuations.

November 25, 2014 | 11:05 am

New York State Common slates $50 million for Graycliff for in-state private equity

The New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, announced on Tuesday a $50 million commitment in New York-based companies via the fund’s in-state private equity investment program.

November 25, 2014 | 04:11 pm

Cambridge Retirement System seeks first emerging markets debt manager

Cambridge (Mass.) Retirement System is searching for an emerging markets debt manager to run about $30 million.

November 25, 2014 | 04:04 pm
CalPERS staff bonuses up 14% to $9 million in fiscal year 2014

CalPERS staff bonuses up 14% to $9 million in fiscal year 2014

CalPERS paid $9 million in staff bonuses in fiscal year 2014, up 14% from the previous year.

November 25, 2014 | 03:55 pm

Japan’s GPIF returns 2.9% in latest quarter

Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund announced Tuesday the value of its investment portfolio was $130.9 trillion yen ($1.11 trillion) as of the Sept. 30 close of its fiscal second quarter.

November 25, 2014 | 03:23 pm

North Dakota State Investment Board commits to Grosvenor infrastructure fund

North Dakota State Investment Board committed up to $105 million to an infrastructure fund managed by Grosvenor Capital Management, pending contract negotiations and legal review.

November 25, 2014 | 02:35 pm

NCPERS: Confidence in public pension funds grows following strong year

Public pension plan officials are feeling more confident about plan sustainability and retirement readiness, said a survey released Monday by the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement...

November 25, 2014 | 12:11 pm
VRS starts 'experiment' with strategic alliances

VRS starts 'experiment' with strategic alliances

The $65.2 billion Virginia Retirement System, Richmond, is ready to join the growing ranks of public pension funds creating strategic alliances with external investment managers.

November 24, 2014

Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District to add 2 bond managers

Chicago Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Retirement Fund is searching for two active global fixed-income managers to run about $50 million each.

November 24, 2014 | 04:18 pm

Imperial County in invitation-only search for new bond manager

Imperial County Employees' Retirement System is conducting an invitation-only search for a domestic fixed-income manager to run $84 million.

November 24, 2014 | 03:37 pm
Chicago teachers pension fund puts commodities search on hold

Chicago teachers pension fund puts commodities search on hold

Chicago Public School Teachers' Pension & Retirement Fund suspended its search for managers to run a total of $200 million in commodities after it selected three finalists as a result of an RFP.

November 24, 2014 | 02:33 pm
San Diego County Employees closes door on outsourced CIO

San Diego County Employees closes door on outsourced CIO

San Diego County Employees Retirement Association board voted 8-1 to search for an internal chief investment officer, effectively terminating its outsourced CIO, Salient Partners.

November 24, 2014 | 01:46 pm

Hawaii Employees sets 2015 private equity goals

Hawaii Employees' Retirement System could commit between $250 million and $350 million to six to 10 private equity funds in 2015 as part of the pension fund's multiyear expansion of its private...

November 24, 2014 | 02:25 pm

Jim Mosman, former CalSTRS CEO and NTCR executive, dies

Jim Mosman, former CEO of the California State Teachers' Retirement System and former executive director of the National Council on Teacher Retirement, died Nov. 4 in an apparent suicide.

November 24, 2014