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California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS or the System) is the nation’s largest defined benefit public pension fund. Headquartered in Sacramento, CalPERS provides retirement benefit services and health benefit services to membersof state, schools and public employers.


United States



Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Marcie Frost

Chief Investment Officer

Dan Bienvenue (Interim)


Theresa Taylor

Asset allocation
PERF Asset allocation

43% Public Equity

11% Private Equity

25% Fixed Income

16% Real Assets

4% Short-Term Investments

1% Private Debt related articles

CalPERS board set to take back control of discount rate

The CalPERS board is likely to wrestle back control of setting the pension fund’s discount rate, a process that has been done automatically since 2015. Board member David Miller amongst others said this investment rate of return shouldn’t "just happen" as a matter of course, without them stepping in.

CalPERS reviews factor allocation

As CalPERS navigates more change at the top following Nicole Musicco decision to leave, the investment committee ploughs on with an annual review of the public equity portfolio where discussions focus on the factor weighted strategy and engagement on executive pay.
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