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You may have received an email from  inviting you to attend an investor presentation exclusively for MACRS Members. Please be advised that the email was not generated by MACRS and MACRS has not partnered with STS Capital, an international mergers and acquisition firm with its primary office in Canada. Further, STS Capital did not have the express permission of MACRS to use our organization’s name in their email address or our logo on their materials.

Read Full Article | 03-08-2017

28 Organizations Take Positions That Put Them At Odds with Defined-Benefit Plans

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Conference of Public Employee Retirement Systems has added four think tanks to its list of research and policy organizations that take biased and unreasonable positions that undercut the interests of public pension plan participants and beneficiaries.

Read Full Article | 12-19-2016

By Meaghan Kilroy for Pensions and Investments

Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association, Denver, on Friday lowered its assumed rate of return to 7.25% from 7.5%, said a news release from the $43 billion pension fund.

Also at the Friday board meeting, the pension fund board reduced its long-term inflation expectations to 2.4% from 2.8% and adopted different mortality tables for each employer division to reflect longer life expectancies.

Read Full Article | 11-21-2016

By Hank Kim

Where was Ed Bachrach’s outrage when state and local governments were willfully ignoring their legal obligations to fund pensions for their teachers, firefighters, police officers and other public servants? His call for federal intervention in the fiscal management of public pensions is a wrong-headed exercise in cherry-picking facts to suit one’s arguments (“State and Local Pensions Need National Attention,” Nov. 10,  2016).

Read Full Article | 11-16-2016

A Message From Our President

Kathleen Kiely-Becchetti

  It is hard to believe that this Annual Spring Conference marks my one year anniversary as MACRS President. It has been a productive year representing MACRS at the state and national levels, cultivating relationships, new and old, learning from our vast resources, organizing the conferences and planning for the Association’s future. All important tasks, yet, laying the ground work for our future is among the most essential.

Read Full Article | 06-21-2016

Presentation materials from TEDS-- Sunday June 5, 2016

Read Full Article | 06-15-2016

Presentation materials from TEDS- Saturday June 4, 2016

Read Full Article | 06-15-2016

Schedule and presentations for MACRS Wednesday June 8, 2016

Read Full Article | 06-13-2016

Presentations, materials and schedule for Tuesday June 7 at MACRS 2016

Read Full Article | 06-13-2016

Attached are the schedule and presentations from Monday June 6th.

Read Full Article | 06-13-2016