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
CalPERS allots $5.4 billion to real assets, looks to revise investment policy   
(Thursday - September 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Pensions&Investments - CalPERS allocated a total of $5.4 billion in 11 real asset commitments, documents released by the $378.4 billion Sacramento-based pension fund show. California Public Employees' Retirement System committed an additional $1...
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CalPERS big shot says he didn’t proposition the women or smell their hair. How is that a defense'   
(Thursday - September 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Sacramento Bee - J.J. Jelincic talks about sexual harassment charges against him and Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton at a CalPERS candidates forum on September 10, 2019. By The women didn’t care about politics. All they wanted, all...
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Connecticut commits $175 million to 2 alternatives funds   
(Thursday - September 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds – State Treasurer’s Office
Source: Pensions&Investments - Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, Hartford, has agreed to commit $175 million to two alternatives funds, said Shawn T. Wooden, state treasurer and principal fiduciary of the $36 billion pension fund. At the...
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State Treasurer Fiona Ma joins public school students and teachers in demanding fossil fuel divestment by CalSTRS   
(Thursday - September 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: oc-breeze.com - Fiona Ma, State Treasurer and ex officio Board Member of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS), broke ranks with the Board’s Investment Committee on Thursday, standing with public school students and...
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California treasurer calls on CalSTRS to divest from fossil fuels   
(Thursday - September 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Pensions&Investments - California Treasurer Fiona Ma is calling on CalSTRS to divest from its investment in fossil fuels, said Mark Desio, a spokesman for the treasurer in an email. Ms. Ma is a member of the boards of the $241.3 billion California...
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Bristol Virginia School Board approves pay increases for teachers at all levels   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Virginia Retirement System
Source: Bristol Herald Courier - in part because the bonus wouldn’t count toward their Virginia Retirement System earnings. The city’s most experienced teachers with a bachelor’s degree can now expect a 2% pay raise, from the present $60,660 to...
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Plan for Sacramento’s tallest building scrapped — for now — as CalPERS ends agreement   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Source: Sacramento Bee - The owners of downtown Sacramento’s infamous “hole in the ground," an empty lot on Capitol Mall and 3rd Street, say they plan to build a 30-story tower on the long-vacant site with a mix of offices, retail and 100...
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EDITORIAL: Some state employees are raking in big bucks   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Virginia Retirement System
Source: Fredericksburg.com - What’s wrong with this picture' Plenty. Total compensation for Ronald D. Schmitz, chief investment officer of the Virginia Retirement System, the 19th largest pension system in the U.S., is $852,941 annually—the...
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At California Treasurer Fiona Ma's Request, CalSTRS Board Discusses Investment with CBRE   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : California State Teachers’ Retirement System
Source: Benzinga.com - The $241 billion fund considers whether to invest with CBRE midst sexual harassment allegations, labor disputes On September 5, CalSTRS held an agendized discussion, at California State Treasurer Fiona Ma's request, to discuss...
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New York State Common allocates $610 million to alternatives   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : New York State Common Retirement Fund
Source: Pensions&Investments - New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, disclosed four commitments and investments made in July totaling $610 million, according to the website of Thomas P. DiNapoli, the state comptroller and sole trustee of the $216.2...
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