USPPF-Edge News and Information Dashboard

Listed below are the 50 most recent news articles about United States Pension Funds, continuously gathered from around the globe by the Institute.  The flow of news involved United States Pension Funds in general as well as the activities of specific United States Pension Funds and their investments. Archives are available in this content silo for subscribers (which are permanently maintained).


United States Pension Funds News
6 Firms Seek Lead In Housekeeper Accounting Fraud Suit   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Utah Retirement Systems (URS)
Source: Law360 - On Tuesday, Berman Tabacco said its client, Utah Retirement Systems had the greatest financial loss at $3,479,156. Prospective co-leads Bernstein Litowitz and Saxena White said the Pension Funds had lost a combined $692,356 while...
Kansas governor vetoes $51 million contribution to state employees pension fund   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed a portion of the state's fiscal year 2020 budget containing an additional $51 million in contributions for the $18.8 billion Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, Topeka. The line-item veto,...
Maryland’s Pension Fund Wages War   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA)
Source: Institutional Investor - [II Deep Dive: Catholic Wealth Management: Thou Shalt Invest for Impact] A spokesperson for the Retirement Systems of Alabama did not return an email seeking comment on the plans. As for the other states that have enacted...
PGIM Halfway to $750 Million Target with Newest Senior Housing Fund   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System
Source: Senior Housing News - The Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (SERS) approved a $100 million commitment to PGIM’s Senior Housing Partnership Fund VI last March. That was followed by a to-be-determined ...
Retirement funds mismanaged for years   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Hartford Courant - The headline was “Pension plan places burden on the future” [Page 1 ... contribution from every paycheck would guarantee a pension upon retirement. The story added that Connecticut contributed little from 1971 to the ...
State treasurer: The reckoning has come. It’s time to restructure the debt.   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Hartford Courant - If the funding for the Teachers’ Retirement Fund isn’t restructured ... meet this challenge head on and adopt Senate Bill 873. This plan is nothing less than a new, balanced road map for Connecticut’s future...
State audits identify four cases of pension spiking   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Washington State Department of Retirement Systems
Source: KOMO-TV - Dave Nelsen, the legal and legislative services manager at the Washington state Department of Retirement Systems, said state audits confirmed cases in which pay increases were used to incentivize retirements in an old system for...
Three years later, MBTA pension fund still has no permanent leader   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (Massachusetts), Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board Profile
Source: The Boston Globe - Should it ultimately transfer some oversight to the state’s Pension Reserves Investment Management board, the responsibilities of the T retirement board’s executive director could change drastically. And that...
Should Public Pensions Invest in Uber and Lyft'   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Comstock's Magazine - Yet despite a decade of economic growth, CalSTRS is just 64% funded and CalPERS is 71% funded. Below is an exchange with Chiang on his nuanced view of public employee pension funds, tech companies and the future impact of...
NY State Pension Misses Target with 2019 Return of 5.3%   
(Thursday - May 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: - Private equity helps raise fund’s asset value to $210.2 billion. The New York State Common Retirement Fund earned an estimated 5.23% return on investments for the fiscal year that ended March 31 to reach an estimated value...
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