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
UConn balances books despite big gaps in state aid   
(Wednesday - June 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: The Connecticut Mirror - The full Board of Trustees tentatively is scheduled to vote on the plans on June 26 ... salary paid to state employees, Connecticut spends 64.3 cents on retirement benefits.
Fresh calls for NYC ban after latest chopper crash   
(Wednesday - June 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Real Estate Weekly - The 50-story office building is owned by California’s state workers pension fund, CalPERS, in partnership with CommonWealth Partners of Los Angeles. According to official reports, a crash ...
Did CalPERS mislead policyholders on long-term care insurance' Trial begins on a $1.2 billion lawsuit   
(Wednesday - June 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: The Sacramento Bee - Long-term care helps people live as independently and safely as possible when they can no longer perform everyday activities on their own. By A $1.2 billion lawsuit that could affect up to about 100,000 seniors who had CalPERS...
2nd Circ. Won't Revive Pension Fund's Xerox Stock Suit   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System
Source: Law360 - In a summary order, a three-judge panel denied a bid from lead plaintiff the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System to reverse a federal judge’s dismissal of the pension fund's suit claiming Xerox Corp. violated the...
Pomerantz, Wolf Popper To Lead McDermott Stock-Drop Suit   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) of Mississippi
Source: Law360 - The Public Employees Retirement System of Mississippi asserted similar allegations in January, but unlike its predecessor, the pension fund’s proposed class action alleged violations of Section 14(a) of the Exchange Act...
Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System , Honolulu, decided not to...   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Hawaii Employees Retirement System (ERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System, Honolulu, decided not to terminate 3Bridge Capital, which manages $332 million in active domestic large-cap value equities. David Shimabukuro, administrator of the $8.4 billion system,...
The Real Deal National   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Maryland State Retirement and Pension System (MSRPS)
Source: The Real Deal - Kushner Companies closed on its purchase of a $1.1 billion portfolio of Mid-Atlantic apartment buildings with financing from Warren...
Rhode Island Politicians' Billion-Dollar Pension Hedge Fund Gamble Loses $500 Million   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI)
Source: Forbes - The Point Judith II fund she pitched to the Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island (in which the pension risked $5 million) has returned a pathetic -1.1 percent over the past almost ten years—after paying her rich fees...
Wyoming Retirement System promotes deputy director to executive director   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Wyoming Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - David Swindell was named executive director of the $8.5 billion Wyoming Retirement System, Cheyenne, spokesman Mike Bleakley said in an email. Mr. Swindell, currently the system's deputy director, will assume his new role Aug. 1,...
N.J. leaders are fighting like crazy and could shut down state government. A simple guide to the mess.   
(Tuesday - June 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : New Jersey Division of Pensions and Benefits
Source: - June is always a crazy time in New Jersey politics. The state budget is due at ... How Sweeney wants to scale back public-worker pensions and benefits — and how angry union members tried to drown him out at a town hall with...
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