Nov 26, 2014 – Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said its ratings and outlooks on New Jersey incorporate the effects of New Jersey's weak pension funding.
Nov 25, 2014 – The New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF) has added additional money to its In-State Private Equity Investment Program that will be managed by Graycliff Partners.
Nov 25, 2014 – The $13.9 billion Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System is expected to consider making an addition to its real estate investment portfolio.
Nov 25, 2014 – A lower court ruling throwing out Illinois' pension reforms isn't expected to trigger any immediate legislation or negative credit action, as all eyes turn to the Illinois Supreme Court.
Nov 24, 2014 – Connecticut Treasurer Denise Nappier is searching the market for interested firms to assist the more than $29 billion Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF) with private investments.
Nov 24, 2014 – The Sonoma County Employees’ Retirement Association (SCERA) has taken action with portfolios managed by PIMCO.
Nov 24, 2014 – The Los Angeles County Employees’ Retirement Association (LACERA) will make an investment commitment to a fund offered by private equity firm Siris Capital Group.
Nov 24, 2014 – Illinois' landmark overhaul of state public pensions is headed to the state Supreme Court following a lower court ruling Friday that the benefit cuts violate the state constitution.
Nov 24, 2014 – To Mathew McCubbins, municipalities are the walking dead.
Nov 21, 2014 – New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer searched in-house this week to appoint the heads of private equity and hedge funds for the nearly $160 billion New York City Pension Funds.
Nov 21, 2014 – The Ann Arbor Employees’ Retirement System Board has added two more hedge fund managers to its newly minted direct hedge fund program, plan documents indicate.
Nov 21, 2014 – Trustees at the $632 million Merced County Employees Retirement Association (MCERA) have given the green light for a new portfolio addition.
Nov 21, 2014 – A new firm has been added to the manager roster at the Fort Worth Employees’ Retirement Fund.
Nov 21, 2014 – More than half of the U.S. states reduced their net pension liabilities in fiscal 2013, Moody's said in a report released Thursday.
Nov 20, 2014 – The Chicago City Council adopted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $7.3 billion 2015 budget, pushing off a fix for a pension-related fiscal cliff until after next year's municipal elections.