Aug 29, 2014 – The Orange County Employees’ Retirement System (OCERS) has approved recommendations regarding its manager watch list.
Aug 29, 2014 – The City of Fresno Retirement Systems’ (CFRS) Joint Board will revisit its global tactical asset allocation manager search next month, a reported prepared by Administrator Stanley McDivitt notes.
Aug 29, 2014 – San Francisco, Calif.-based Strategic Investment Solutions Inc. (SIS) has decided to bring back Margaret S. Jadallah, a founding member of the 20-year-old firm, as a senior VP and senior consultant.
Aug 29, 2014 – The Municipal Fire and Police Retirement System of Iowa (MFPRSI) Board decided this week to hire Dodge & Cox for a new core plus fixed-income mandate, confirmed Executive Director Terry Slattery.
Aug 29, 2014 – The Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS) has committed $17 million to a fund offered by Boston-based OpenView Venture Partners.
Aug 28, 2014 – Following an 11-year run as executive director of the Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), Tom Spencer is leaving the plan to lead the day-to-day operations of the Oklahoma Teachers’ Retirement System (OTRS).
Aug 28, 2014 – Trustees for the Chicago Laborers’ and Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity and Benefit Fund (LABF) approved a new contract with Progress Investment Management Company.
Aug 28, 2014 – Fiduciary Management Associates (FMA) has expanded its investment team with the addition of two new research analysts.
Aug 27, 2014 – In the midst of talks that will likely result in a new investment portfolio mix for the El Paso County Retirement Plan, the Board has approved commitments to new funds, Thomas Pfeifle, executive director told IMMP Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014 – Feng Zhao has joined Chicago Equity Partners as director and senior fixed-income portfolio manager, the firm said Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014 – The joint board for the Grand Rapids, Mich. General Retirement System and Police and Fire Retirement System, based off a recommendation from investment consultant Wilshire Associates, was slated to review search documents for fixed-income, master limited partnerships (MLPs) and equity strategies last week.
Aug 27, 2014 – Atlanta-based IFS Securities Inc. hired former New York Gov. David Paterson as chief strategist of U.S. affairs.
Aug 26, 2014 – For the fiscal year that ended June 30, the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System said its 15.8% investment return assisted in helping to drag up the investment portfolio to $27.9 billion.
Aug 26, 2014 – The $9.1 billion Cook County Employees’ & Officers’ Annuity & Benefit Funds are currently accepting proposals for non-core real estate investment management services, IMMP has learned.
Aug 26, 2014 – Florida's government-run pension systems generally do not drive negative credit pressure, partly because of the flexibility to change benefits prospectively, according to Moody's Investors Service.