PSRS/PEERS News Archive

Investments staff present investment returns at the August 2022 Board Meeting

August 2022 Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) Board of Trustees convened on August 28 and 29, 2022.

2021 Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canda (GFOA) Award certificate

PSRS/PEERS Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

PSRS/PEERS was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the Systems’ fiscal year 2021 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report.

Senior Portfolio Manager Ben Frede

PSRS/PEERS Senior Portfolio Manager Ben Frede Recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine

PSRS/PEERS Senior Portfolio Manager Ben Frede has been named by Institutional Investor magazine as one of its 2022 Ten Rising Stars.

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Work Limits Waived on Post-Retirement Substitute Teaching from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2025

On July 1, 2022, Governor Mike Parson signed legislation that waives the working after retirement limits on part-time or temporary-substitute work performed by PSRS/PEERS retirees as substitute teachers for covered employers or third-party providers between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2025.

June 2022 Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) Board of Trustees convened on June 5 and June 6, 2022.

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Legislature Passes Bill Regarding Work Limits Waived on Post-Retirement Substitute Teaching; Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

On May 12, 2022 the Missouri legislature passed Senate Bill 681, which includes a provision that waives the working after retirement limits on part-time or temporary-substitute work performed by PSRS/PEERS retirees as substitute teachers for covered employers or third-party providers.

Michael Moorefield, PSRS/PEERS Legislative Director

PSRS/PEERS Welcomes Michael Moorefield as Director of Legislation and Policy

Moorefield replaces Maria Walden, who left PSRS/PEERS in January to take the position of Missouri Retired Teachers Association (MRTA) Executive Director.

2022 Board of Trustees Election Jason Steliga (left) and Allie Gassmann (right)

Steliga Retains Seat on PSRS/PEERS Board of Trustees; Gassmann Joins as Newest Trustee

Incumbent Board member Jason Steliga, whose current term on the Board ends June 30, 2022, and Allie Gassmann of Columbia, MO, will begin four-year terms as trustees starting July 1, 2022 and serve through June 30, 2026.

April 11, 2022 Board of Trustees Meeting

April 2022 Board of Trustees Meeting Summary

The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) Board of Trustees convened on April 10 and April 11, 2022.

PSRS/PEERS Multi-purpose room

PSRS/PEERS Proactively Addressing Investments with Russia

The Public School and Education Employee Retirement Systems of Missouri (PSRS/PEERS) held a special Board meeting today to update the Board on the proactive measures being taken regarding the Systems’ current exposure to Russian securities.