Tagged: arkansas public employees retirement system

Supreme Court Justices’ Data Offers a Peek Beyond Pay

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The seven justices who sit on the Arkansas Supreme Court have a wide range of business investments, from property to tower rent for a radio station.

Gail Stone on How State Pension Invests in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/7/2015 12:00 am

Gail Stone joined the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System as an investment supervisor, moved up to director of investments and then was named deputy director before being chosen by the APERS Board of Trustees to serve as executive director in 2001.

Arkansas' Impending Shortfall (Erick Elder Commentary)

by Erick Elder 4/20/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas state public pension system has six different plans, the largest two of which represent 90 percent of the active members and more than 85 percent of total pension funds. There are more than 65,000 retired members associated with these two pensions, namely, the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System and the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

Judge Orders Company to Pay APERS $16.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2014 2:05 pm

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox rules that National Timber Partners LLC of Williamstown, Mass., breached its contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System and ordered the company to pay APERS $16.5 million.

Dustin McDaniel Seeks Default Judgment in APERS Case

by Associated Press 1/8/2014 4:02 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has filed a motion for default judgment against a Massachusetts-based real-estate company accused of breaching a contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

Workers’ Financial Education a Concern

by Gwen Moritz 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Americans are notoriously ignorant about basic personal finance, and Arkansans are even less financially savvy than the national average, according to a nationwide study conducted by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.