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Company Overview of The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System

Company Overview

The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System (CalSTRS) is a privately owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to teachers in public schools and community colleges. It manages pension funds for its clients. The firm invests in the public equity markets across the globe and fixed income and alternative investments markets of the Unites States. For its fixed income investments, the firm invests in mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, and residential and commercial loans. The firm typically invests in real estate and private equity to make its alternate investments. The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System was founded in ...

100 Waterfront Place

West Sacramento, CA 95605

United States

Founded in 1913





Key Executives for The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System Key Developments

The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System Presents at IMN Global Indexing and ETFs, Dec-09-2014 12:30 PM

The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System Presents at IMN Global Indexing and ETFs, Dec-09-2014 12:30 PM. Venue: JW Marriott Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States. Speakers: Brian Rice, Portfolio Manager.

CalSTRS And Legion Partners Call On Perry Ellis Board To Form An Independent Committee To Evaluate Strategic Alternatives

Legion Partners, LLC, together with The California State Teachers Employees' Retirement System, released a letter sent to the Board of Directors of Perry Ellis International Inc. (NasdaqGS:PERY), requesting that the Board of Directors to form a special committee to explore strategic alternatives. Legion Partners and CalSTRS collectively own approximately 6.3% of Perry Ellis' outstanding shares. "We believe there is serious interest in Perry Ellis from strategic buyers, and that the Board has a fiduciary responsibility to objectively evaluate all viable alternatives to maximize value for all shareholders," said, Chris Kiper, Managing Director of Legion Partners. "This evaluation process must consider the risk profile of alternative courses of action from Perry Ellis' current strategy. We are concerned that the status quo, under the leadership and control of the Feldenkreis family, entails a very high risk that Perry Ellis will continue to underperform, causing irreparable value destruction for shareholders."

California State Teachers' Retirement System Appoints Debra Smith as Chief Operating Investment Officer

California State Teachers' Retirement System announced that Debra Smith has been selected CalSTRS Chief Operating Investment Officer. The new structure has the COIO overseeing Investment Operations, Branch Administration, and a new unit comprised of Compliance, Internal Controls, Ethics and Business Continuity. The new position will also directly report to the Investment Committee twice per year. This fulfills a goal of CalSTRS' internal auditors, who recommended the separation between investment management and investment operations.

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