Asset Owner Directory

State Super (SAS Trustee)

State Super is the Trustee of the State Authorities Superannuation Scheme (SASS), State Superannuation Scheme (SSS) and Police Superannuation Scheme (PSS). The assets of all schemes have been combined into the STC Pooled Fund. State Super is one of Australia’s largest superannuation schemes by membership.





Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

John Livanas

Chief Investment Officer

Charles Wu


Nicholas Johnson

Asset allocation
Trustee Selection Strategy Asset Allocation

17.9% Australian Equities

28.2% International Equities

5.7% Infrastructure

6.1% Property

13.3% Other Alternatives

6.7% Fixed Interest

6.8% Defensive Strategies

0.2% Income

15.1% Cash related articles
Investor Profile

First State: superannuation’s evolution

Most of Australia’s retirement system is still just heading towards investing with scale for both accumulation and pension phase. The A$70 billion First State Super and CIO Damian Graham are already there. So what do its investments look like?
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