Investments Overview

Investments overview


CalSTRS is the nation’s second largest public pension fund with assets totaling approximately $283.4 billion as of December 31, 2020​. The investment portfolio is broadly diversified into seven asset categories.

CalSTRS investment philosophy

Long-Term Patient Capital—buying long-term net cash flows and capital gain potential at a reasonable price.


Christopher J. Ailman
Chief Investment Officer

Christopher J. Ailman

Christopher Ailman has been the chief investment officer of CalSTRS for over 18 years. He leads an investment staff of 170 and oversees a portfolio valued at $283.4 billion as of December 31, 2020​​. He has over 36 years of institutional investment experience.


Required disclosure filings
CalSTRS disclosure forms 600-H & 600-J


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