WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System is celebrating the appointment of its Chief Operating Investment Officer, Debra Smith, to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Standing Advisory Group. Ms. Smith will represent the investors’ perspective and voice in the advisory group. Her three-year term runs through the end of 2019.
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Consistent with its commitment to ensuring a financially sound retirement system, the California State Teachers’ Retirement Board today voted to adopt a new set of actuarial assumptions that reflect members’ increasing life expectancies and current economic trends. Today’s decisions were based on the multi-year CalSTRS Experience Analysis, commonly referred to as the experience study, spanning July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2015.
On June 10, 2010, CalSTRS presented an audio town hall meeting, Fact or Fiction About Your CalSTRS Pension.
Retired members called in to listen to a presentation from CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes and Deputy CEO Peggy Plett. The focus was sorting out fact from fiction surrounding the status of CalSTRS retirement benefits. Members could also ask questions.
On April 30, 2010, CalSTRS held a webinar which began with a discussion by Deputy CEO Peggy Plett of how school furloughs can affect members’ benefits and the accepted methods for reporting furlough earnings to CalSTRS.
Deputy CEO Ed Derman follows up with a discussion of the effect of postretirement employment, earnings limitations and exemptions on retirees’ monthly benefits
On April 30, 2009, CalSTRS presented its first audio town hall meeting, The Economy, CalSTRS Portfolio and You.
More than 600 members called in to listen to a presentation from CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes and Deputy CEO Peggy Plett. The focus was the challenging financial climate and the security of the Teachers’ Retirement Fund. Members could also ask questions.
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