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August Board News

(The text below is reprinted from the news release by STRS)

STRS Ohio's Total Fund Return for Fiscal Year 2015 Ranks High Among Public Funds
During the August meeting of the State Teachers Retirement Board, Investment Department staff reported that STRS Ohio’s total fund return for the year ending June 30, 2015, was +5.45%. The board’s investment consultant, Callan Associates, reported that STRS Ohio’s one-year return ranked in the top 3% of its public fund universe. Pensions & Investments, a national publication on money management, recently published a list of public pension fund investment returns for the one-year period ending June 30, 2015, with STRS Ohio outpacing other top funds including CalSTRS (4.8%), Oregon Public Employees (4.3%) and Illinois State Board of Investment (4.3%).

STRS Ohio’s fiscal year 2015 return was consistent with staff’s annual plan forecast of moderate, positive returns. The total fund return beat its performance benchmark by 0.37%, meaning the sys…