Maryland State Retirement and Pension System Information

Maryland State Retirement and Pension system: Retiree News and Notes, July​ newsletter.  "Retirees to see monthly benefit increase with July 2022 COLA"

Press Release-Cost-of-living adjustment payable to eligible payees in July 2022  April 21, 2022

Maryland State Retirement and Pension System - SRPS By the Numbers - March 2022  (3/21/2022) 

Maryland State Retirement and Pension System - SRPS By the Numbers - February 2022  (2/25/2022) 

Washington Post Letter to the Editor and the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System response to it "Opinion: Maryland is wasting its pensioners’ money" (2/11/2022) 

Award-winning Popular Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2021 (2/9/22022)

Press Release 8-10-2021 - The Maryland State Retirement and Pension System Earns Historic 26.7% During FY 2021

 

Press Release 5-19-2021 Martin Noven named Executive Director of

Maryland State Retirement Agency

AARP in the States- Maryland State Retirement and Pension System

  January/2021

National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS)

Pensionomics-MD 2021

Pensionomics 2018

Pension Benefits and Retiree Spending

NRTA In the Know - Get the Latest News:

March 15, 2022

February 28, 2022

August 12, 2021

July 23, 2021

April 9, 2021

NRTA - Comparing Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement Plans

 

MSRA’s award-winning Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is now available!  PAFR features the highlights of the FY 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), but contains some unique information concerning the geographic distribution of benefits in the state that isn’t found in the CAFR.  You can find the PAFR here.

See all Retirement News Highlights from 2021 and 2022 here

Current Year

Retirement News - October 4, 2022 "Maryland State Retirement appoints Dominique Cherry to navigate ESG matters" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - September 27, 2022 "Maryland Pension scheme includes Thoma Bravo, Apollo, Silver Lake in $1.1bn of new commitments" Private Equity Wire

Retirement News - September 21, 2022 "Fed triples down, hikes interest rates 75 basis points as inflation rages" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - September 15, 2022 "State treasurers, NYC react to ESG backlash" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - September 14, 2022 "Florida pension fund report shows support for ESG proposals, including at Exxon" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - September 8, 2022 "Cap on pensions, salaries is raised" The Baltimore Sun

Retirement News - September 6, 2022 "Retiring CIO Mansco Perry reflects on his long career" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - August 29, 2022 "They were convicted of crimes. But Police officers don't have to forfeit their pensions in Maryland" The Baltimore Banner

Retirement News - August 26, 2022 "Fed will continue raising rates, but 'pain' ahead - Powell" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - August 26, 2022 "Texas pension system loses ESG head" FUNDfire

Retirement News - August 25, 2022 "Texas blacklists BlackRock, 9 other companies" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - August 24, 2022 "Florida State Bard bans ESG considerations in managing pension plan" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - August 22, 2022 "ESG: It's really quite simple" top1000funds

Retirement News - August 19, 2022 "Leaders in MD. keeping close eye out for signs of recession" The Daily Record

Retirement News - August 18, 2022 "Maryland State Retirement System Loses 3% in Fiscal Year 2022" Chief Investment Officer

Retirement News - August 18, 2022 "Public Employers and the COLA Conundrum" Governing

Retirement News - August 16, 2022 "Maryland State Retirement posts -3% fiscal-year return, above benchmark" Pensions & Investments

Retirement News - August 15, 2022 "Public Pension Systems Join Those Stung by Crypto Crash" Wall Street Journal

Retirement News - August 10, 2022 "Public Pensions Suffer Worst Investment Quarter Since 2020" Bloomberg

Retirement News - August 4, 2022 "What’s at Stake When Public Pensions Take on the Big Banks" Governing

Retirement News - August 1, 2022 "New type of pension scheme launches in Britain" UK News

Retirement News - July 29, 2022 "DeSantis floats bill to ban Florida Retirement System from considering ESG" Pensions and Investments

Retirement News - July 21, 2022 "Retirement Expenses Are Too Hard to Predict" Bloomberg

Retirement News - July 19, 2022 "Copious Corporate Cash May Not Be So Great, After All" 
Retirement News - June 27, 2022 "Pension Funds Make Riskier Bets" The Wall Street Journal
Retirement News - June 17, 2022 "Maryland Seeks Help With Russia Divestment Efforts" findaily
Retirement News - June 9, 2022 "U.S. Prohibits investors from buying Russian debt, stocks" Pensions & Investments
Retirement News - June 6, 2022 "Vermont highlights DB/DC split in public plans" Pensions & Investments
Retirement News - June 3, 2022 "Industry Split on Whether Sustainability, Diversity Efforts Drive Flows" FUNDfire
Retirement News - May 27 (2), 2022 "Adams, Lierman Describes Visions for Comptroller's Office at Tuesday Evening Forum" Maryland Matters
Retirement News - May 27, 2022 "Upgraded retirement plan approved for county paramedics" Bay Times and Record Observer
Retirement News - May 25, 2022  "Analysis:  FX Volatility Brings Potential Windfalls, Challenges for Investors" Markets Group
Retirement News - May 19, 2022  "CIO Elizabeth Burton to Depart From Hawaii's Pension Fund", Institutional Investor
Retirement News - May 6, 2022  "Inflation could give DB plans a boost, Curelli says", InvestmentNews
Retirement News - May 5, 2022  "Op-Ed: Public pensions: A defined contribution is a broken promise ", Milton Independent
Retirement News - May 4, 2022  "State Public Pension Fund Expected to Decline", PEW
Retirement News - April 26, 2022  "Buck Up, Bloomers. You're Still Better Off Than Your Parents.", Washington Post
Retirement News - April 11, 2022  "Piecemeal Reform Won't Solve the U.S. Retirement Crisis", Washington Post
Retirement News - April 7, 2022  "Quiet Changes During 2022 Legislative Session: Pay Increases for Top Officials ", Maryland Matters
Retirement News - April 6, 2022  "Pensions Make Progress on Russia Investments", FUNDfire
Retirement News - April 5, 2022  "Saving for Retirement Is Harder Than It Should Be", Washington Post
Retirement News - April 4, 2022  "Institutional Investors Adjust to Lower Return Expectations", FUNDfire
Retirement News - March 22, 2022  "SEC Unveils Climate Disclosure Proposal", FUNDfire
Retirement News-2 - March 16, 2022  "The SEC's Private Market Takeover", The Wall Street Journal
Retirement News - March 16, 2022  "Legislative Roundup: Gas Tax Holiday, Russian Pension Divestment, and Scrutinizing Kaiser's New Gig", Maryland Matters
Retirement News - March 15, 2022  "The Smart Way for Public Pensions to Divest from Russia ", Governing
Retirement News - March 14, 2022  "Maryland General Assembly to remove Russian investments, local businesses boycott", The Diamondback
Retirement News - March 10, 2022  "New revenue figures bolster Md.'s bulging budget surplus", The Daily Record
Retirement News - March 7, 2022  "Advocacy Group Sent Letters to State Governors Complaining About BlackRock's 'Woke' Investing ", FUNDfire
Retirement News-2 - March 4, 2022  "Maryland Lawmakers To Seek Pension Divestment From Russia", Associated Press 
Retirement News - March 4, 2022  
Retirement News - March 3, 2022  "Pension divestment: Profitable altruism is possible | Commentary", The Baltimore Sun
Retirement News-2 - March 2, 2022  "Divesting from Russia Proves Complicated for Pension Funds", The Wall Street Journal
Retirement News - March 2, 2022  "US Pensions Face Demands to Exit Hard-to-Unwind Russia Assets", Bloomberg
Retirement News-2 - March 1, 2022  "Inflation Raises Expenses for Pension Funds", The Wall Street Journal
Retirement News - March 1, 2022  "Maryland Comptroller calls on state's $68.5B pension fund to divest from Russian entities", Baltimore Business Journal
Retirement News-2 - February 28, 2022  "U.S. funds reviewing next steps in light of sanctions against Russia"
Retirement News - February 28, 2022  "U.S. Pensions with Russia Exposure Weigh Next Steps", FUNDfire
Retirement News - February 25, 2022
Retirement News - February 23, 2022
Retirement News - February 21, 2022
Retirement News - February 20, 2022
Retirement News - February 18, 2022
Retirement News - February 16, 2022
Retirement News - February 14, 2022
Retirement News - February 10, 2022
Retirement News - February 7, 2022
Retirement News - February 1, 2022
Retirement News COVID Death Benefit Press Release - June 4, 2021

All 2021 & 2022 Retirement News files