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Florida State Board of Administration

The State Board of Administration (SBA) is created by the Florida Constitution as Florida’s principal independent Investment Management Organization. The SBA is primarily responsible for investing the proceeds of the Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, administering the Florida Retirement System Investment Plan, managing the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and running Florida PRIME, as well as investing the proceeds of more than 25 other funds directed to the SBA by the Florida Legislature. The Executive Director and CIO manages approximately 200 professional investment and administrative support staff.

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United States



Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Lamar Taylor (Interim)

Chief Investment Officer

Lamar Taylor


Governor Ron DeSantis

Asset allocation
Asset allocation is target not actual

53% Global Equity

18% Fixed Income

10% Real Estate

6% Private Equity

12% Strategic Investments

1% Cash related articles
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Florida SBA hikes pay levels; portfolio managers gain most

Florida State Board of Administration has significantly increased compensation for its investment professionals in line with midway pay levels at peer funds. Early stage portfolio managers see the sharpest rises reflecting competition in that corner of the market but the SBA is also paying more to its back office staff.
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Florida SBA’s venture adventure

The Florida State Board of Administration’s (SBA) commitment to venture capital over many decades has been a contributor to the fund's performance. Last year the team had 340 meetings and calls, reviewed 109 funds, carried out due diligence on 26 and invested in three. Successful IPOs and SPACs, plus realisations from investments made in 2013/14, have led to a standout performance.
FIS Digital – June 2020

Florida: Opportunities in a crisis

The Florida State Board of Administration has made some strategic moves to take advantage of opportunities in the dislocation, including in private equity, distressed debt and active listed equities.. But CIO, Ash Williams, is concerned about the underlying real economy.
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