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OPSEU Pension Trust (OPTRUST)

OPTrust invests and manages one of Canada’s largest pension funds and administers the OPSEU Pension Plan, a defined benefit plan with over 98,000 members and retirees. OPTrust was established to give plan members and the Government of Ontario an equal voice in the administration of the OPSEU Pension Plan and the management of the assets through joint trusteeship. OPTrust is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, five of whom are appointed by OPSEU and five by the Government of Ontario.





Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Peter Lindley

Chief Investment Officer

James Davis


Lindsey Burzese

Asset allocation

12.8% Liability Hedging

15.9% Public Equity

15.9% Private Equity

9.6% Credit

13% Infrastructure

15.4% Real Estate

8.5% Multi-Strategy Investments

0.3% Other

8.6% Risk Mitigation and Funding related articles
Featured Story

OPTrust: Why liquidity is central to risk management

As SVB has just discovered - and UK pension funds were sharply reminded last year - every financial crisis is essentially a liquidity crisis. It's why Peter Lindley, president and chief executive of $25 billion OPTrust, one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans, puts liquidity management front and centre.
Asset Allocation

HOOPP and OPTrust: Funded status focus

Despite threats to pension funds’ funded status including the investment environment, plan maturity, longevity risk and low interest rates affecting the funding valuation, Canadian funds HOOPP and OPTrust celebrated healthy funded status in recent reports. looks at their approach.
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