Worker Benefit Plans of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, St. Louis, is considering adding real estate, infrastructure and other alternative investments to its $3.1 billion portfolio, confirmed Thomas Neely, CFO and CIO. No decisions have been made on amounts of any new allocations or sources of funding. Plan officials are evaluating ways of increasing returns and lowering risk, Mr. Neely said. Ennis Knupp is assisting with the alternatives, and Townsend Group with real estate. The plans' investment committee will meet Dec. 12 to discuss adding the new investments.