Archive October 2023
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Public Pensions Shrink the Retirement Wealth Gap
Recent research from NIRS and the UC Berkeley Labor Center details how pensions narrow the retirement wealth gap. Pensions have significant wealth-generating impacts for Blacks, Latinos, women, and those without a college education.
Public Pension RFP Roundup
Brought to you by NCPERS for October 2023
2023 Public Pension Compensation Survey: Mid- and Senior-Level Staffing Trends
The results of the 2023 Public Pension Compensation Survey suggest the industry has made some progress with recruitment and retention efforts.
Pension Industry Careers: Job Listings, Hiring, and Retirement Announcements
Celebrating Public Pension Excellence: The 2023 PPCC Standards Program
Submit your application by Friday, November 3 to be considered for the Public Pension Standards awards.
Worlds Apart: The Case for Separating Emerging Markets from your International Allocation
By: Natascha B. E. Willans, ABS Global InvestmentsWhile emerging markets may only represent 29% of the allocation of the international index, it deserves a far larger percentage of a manager’s attention. Their diversity and inefficiency offer active managers an excellent opportunity for alpha generation, however, the magnitude and complexity of underlying markets require dedicated resources to extract this alpha.
Ongoing Education is Key for Strong Pension Governance, Says Aon’s Ed Bardowski
NCPERS spoke with Ed Bardowski, Partner, Registered Principal & Public Sector Solution Leader at Aon, about the state of private equity markets today and the role of ongoing education in a strong governance model.
Ensuring Retirement Security in the U.S.: The Role of Pensions
In honor of National Retirement Security Month, we take a closer look at the state of retirement security in the U.S. and how organizations like the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) work to promote and protect pensions.
The Cyber Threats for Pension FundsBy: Steve Ross, Board Smart LLC
The combination of large amounts of personal information, money and small staffs make public employee pension funds especially vulnerable to cyberattacks. These funds, especially those with fewer IT-savvy employees, must protect themselves.
Insurance Products for Pension Funds: Protecting Participants, Staff, and Trustees
With a history spanning more than 50 years, our partnership with Gallagher has allowed us to offer essential insurance products that not only safeguard pension funds but also contribute to our overarching mission of enhancing financial security for participants and their families, said NCPERS Executive Director and Counsel, Hank Kim.