New York, NY (PRWEB) January 3, 2006
Money Management Letter, a publication of Institutional Investor News, has announced the nominees for the 5th Annual Public Pension Fund Awards. To honor the nominees, Institutional Investor News, in collaboration with Information Management Network, will host an awards ceremony on April 2nd at the Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas Resort, Spa & Casino.
Money Management Letter Lifetime Achievement Award:
William Sharpe, professor of finance, emeritus at Stanford University's graduate school of business
Nominees in all nine categories were selected based primarily on their accomplishments during the 2005 calendar year. The nominees are as follows:
Large Public Plan of the Year
Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board
Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System
New Jersey Division of Investments
Medium Public Plan of the Year
Michigan Municipal Employees Retirement System
Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund
San Diego County Employees Retirement Association
Small Public Plan of the Year
Mass. Turnpike Authority Employees' Retirement System
Jacksonville (Fla.) Police & Fire Pension Fund
City of Worcester (Mass.) Retirement System
Savviest Plan Sponsor of the Year:
Teachers Retirement System of Texas
Missouri State Employees' Retirement System
California State Teachers Retirement System
Equity Manager of the Year:
AllianceBernstein Institutional Investment Management
Thornburg Investment Management
AXA Rosenberg Investment Management
Bond Manager of the Year:
Principal Global Investors
Loomis Sayles & Co.
Alternatives Manager of the Year:
The Blackstone Group
Public Plan Consultant of the Year
Stephen Nesbitt, Cliffwater LLC
Chris Cesare, Rocaton Investment Advisors
Dan Holmes, Summit Strategies
Public Fund Marketer of the Year
Doug Angstrom, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Jack Gastler, Acadian Asset Management
Thad Fletcher, Cooke & Bieler Investment Counsel
About the Money Management Letter Industry Awards:
Institutional Investor News awards set the standard for excellence within the financial services industry. Opinions are solicited from the industry but the nominees and winners are selected exclusively by the editorial staff of Money Management Letter.
Public pension plans and their officials, consultants and asset managers are eligible for awards. Nominees and winners represent the best and brightest in their field.
About the Publication:
Money Management Letter is the leading publication that covers the US asset management and pension funds industries. Every two weeks the publication breaks news on which asset managers are being hired and fired by the nation's public and private pension funds, asset manager personnel moves, activity at consulting firms, new product development, plan sponsor profiles, asset manager league tables, industry studies and more. MML is a must read for any serious practitioner.
Information Management Network (IMN) is the market leader in organizing finance and investment conferences. Based in New York City, the Company is in its tenth year of operations.
Information Management Network was established to offer educational conferences of the highest quality for the global investment community. The Company organizes roughly 70 conferences annually across the United States and throughout the world.
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