Category Archives: CalPERS

Lawsuit Against Blackstone, KKR/Prisma, PAAMCO, Kentucky Retirement System, and Others Has Major Implications for Public Pension Funds

A case filed at the end of last year, Mayberry v. KKR, hasn’t gotten the attention it warrants. The suit, which we’ve embedded at the end of this post, was filed on behalf of the beneficiaries of Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS), the state’s public pension fund and its taxpayers, against Blackstone, KKR/Prisma, and PAAMCO for […]

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Incoming Board Member Margaret Brown Criticizes CalPERS’ Plan to Hurt Beneficiaries by Hiring Unnecessary, High-Priced Private Equity Middlemen; CalPERS Violates Open Meeting Rules by Advancing Plan in Secret

Incoming CalPERS board member Margaret Brown dishes out some straight talk on where the giant pension fund needs to shape up.

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Reform Candidate for CalPERS Board, Margaret Brown, Beats Incumbent Handily; Staff and Board Apparently Shell-Shocked

As the Sacramento Bee reported, In an upset, a CalPERS critic wins a seat on the pension board: Margaret Brown, a Southern California school district administrator, unseated incumbent Michael Bilbrey in a runoff election to win a seat on the California Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Administration. Her victory on Tuesday marks an upset […]

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CalPERS Corruption Watch: Chief Investment Officer Ted Eliopoulos Takes Illegal Business Solicitations From Recent Employee

On the one hand, the latest public disclosure of misconduct by CalPERS executives and staff isn’t earthshaking. On the other, it was still significant enough to merit a Financial Times story. And it also illustrates a thumb-nosing attitude toward the law that has become a CalPERS trademark. In a Financial Times FundFire article, Ex-CalPERS Exec’s […]

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