Employees Retirement System of Texas

Employees Retirement System of Texas

Employees Retirement System of Texas

Overview
Date Founded

1947

Headquarters

200 East 18th Street,Austin, TX 78701-1400

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

400

Industries

Pension Funds & Sovereign Wealth
Holding Companies
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) administers retirement, health and other insurance benefits, TexFlex, a tax-savings flexible benefit program, and 401 (k) and 457 investment accounts as part of the Texa$aver Program. Asset classes in which the systems invest include domestic and international equities and fixed-income. The Board of Trustees sets long-term asset allocation targets or ranges that best meet the needs of the plans and their beneficiaries. Formal asset allocation studies are conducted at least every five years, with annual evaluations of the validity of the adopted asset allocation based on updated return projections. ERS' investment staff is directed to rebalance at least quarterly the asset allocation of the investment portfolios to remain within the target allocation bands.

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Executives & Employees

Executive Director

Chief Investments Officer

Head of International Equities

Head of Real Estate

Assistant General Counsel, Investments & Securities

Senior Managing Director, Infrastructure & Natural Resources

Senior Managing Director

Chief of Staff

Director of Hedge Funds

Director of Internal Credit

Board of Trustees

Principal, Vice President & Portfolio Manager at Luther King Capital Management Corp.

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees at Employees Retirement System of Texas

Vice President-Development at San Antonio Opera

Director, Finance Division at Texas Department of Transportation

Professional at Texas Health & Human Services Commission

Member, Board of Trustees at Employees Retirement System of Texas

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees at Employees Retirement System of Texas

Member, Board of Trustees at Employees Retirement System of Texas

Former HOLT Global Strategist at Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC

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Advisors & Consultants
Investment Manager

BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm. Their business is investing on behalf of their clients — from large institutions to parents and grandparents, teachers, nurses, doctors and people from all walks of life who entrust their savings to them. They are passionate about their work and intensely focused on performing at the highest levels. To get there, they strive to out-think and out-work competitors and find the best balance of risk and return across all investment styles on behalf of their clients.

Investment Manager

Omega Advisors, Inc. was founded in 1991 by Leon G. Cooperman, and is registered as an investment advisor with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Omega has approximately $3.8 billion under management (as of July 31, 2018).

Consultant

Meketa Investment Group has been providing investment and advisory consulting services to institutional plan sponsors for over thirty years. Meketa Investment Group clients include some of the nation's largest and most sophisticated institutional investors. Meketa Investment Group work closely with public and private plan sponsors, helping clients control costs, diversify risk, manage portfolios of alternative investments, heighten fiduciary oversight, and achieve their investment goals.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

President & Director at Rudd & Wisdom, Inc.

President & Director at Rudd & Wisdom, Inc.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2020
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$276M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$100 - $999
2012
$100 - $999
2012
Investments
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