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CalSTRS appoints William Perez as Benefits and Services Executive Officer

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 14, 2019) – The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the nation’s largest educator-only pension fund, announced the appointment of William “Bill” Perez as Benefits and Services Executive Officer.

In his role as executive officer, effective November 4, Perez will provide high-level oversight and management of all retirement, disability and survivor benefits, member account services, benefits planning and customer contact program operations in leading CalSTRS’ largest branch. His position reports directly to CalSTRS Chief Operating Officer Cassandra Lichnock.