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
Bridgeport retirement facility brings in professors to help seniors improve their memory   
(Thursday - November 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: News 12 New Jersey - The retirement facility is bringing in professors from local universities as part of ... art and mathematics all came together Wednesday at STEAMFest at Housatonic Community College. Gov. Ned Lamont is unveiling a new plan he...
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INSIDE THE STATEHOUSE: David Bronner makes his mark on Alabama   
(Thursday - November 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA)
Source: Tuscaloosa News - Shortly after graduation, he became assistant dean of the UA law school. In 1973, at age 29, he became head of the Retirement Systems of Alabama. (He also earned a Ph.D. from UA in 1972.) Today, Bronner is a youthful looking 74...
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Enhanced Ohio driver’s licenses starting to catch on: Capitol Letter   
(Thursday - November 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: The Plain Dealer Cleveland on MSN.com - 2. He reported having IRAs in AK Steel Holding Corp. and U.S. Steel Corp., he has a pension with the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and an account in Ohio Deferred Compensation. 3. At one point last year he owed over...
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Oregon’s tactical opportunities portfolio underwhelms for fiscal 2019   
(Thursday - November 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oregon Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
Source: PE Hub - “Over the long haul the portfolio has done its job,” he said. The Opportunity Portfolio was launched in 2005 and is designed to “provide enhanced, risk-adjusted returns and diversification” to Oregon...
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As 15,000 Prepare to Retire, Connecticut Taps AI to Help   
(Thursday - November 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Government Technology - (TNS) — Facing the potential retirement of a quarter of state employees by 2022, Connecticut’s administrative agency is taking cues from the ... by creating work spaces that prioritize collaboration and shrinking some...
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Calstrs Carried-Interest Payments to Private-Equity Managers Fall as Exits Slow   
(Thursday - November 07, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Wall Street Journal - The pension fund for California schoolteachers saw its payments to private-equity managers decline last year, one of several recent signs that buyout firms are having more trouble profitably selling investments. The California...
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Oklahoma Public Employees looking for actuarial consultant   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System, Oklahoma City, is searching for an actuarial consultant to provide ongoing services for the two defined benefit plans the board oversees. The search is being conducted because the...
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Doctors, financial managers rank as Arizona's highest-paid state employees   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
Source: The Business Journals - Among them is Karl Polen, chief investment officer for the Arizona State Retirement System, who brings in more than $250,000 a year. The 25 state employees in the ranking combined to make $5,750,982 in 2018, an average of...
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CalSTRS’s PE costs fall, largely driven by drop in carried interest   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: PE Hub - 36 pct drop in paid carry led to overall drop in 2018 investments costs Shift to private markets helped spur 14 percent rise in 2018 portfolio costs CalSTRS staff says more allocations plus J-curve effect triggered lower carry...
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Texas Municipal backs Madison Realty and Abacus US property funds   
(Wednesday - November 06, 2019) Associated Profiles : Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS)
Source: IPE - Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) is investing $200m in real estate funds managed by Madison Realty Capital and Abacus Capital Group. The pension fund said it approved $100m commitments to both Madison Realty Capital Debt...
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