Institution: Arkansas Teacher Retirement System
Headquarters: Little Rock, US
AUM: $21.2 billion
Allocation to alternatives: 21.5%
Arkansas Teacher Retirement System has confirmed a $50 million commitment to a secondary real estate fund, according to materials from the pension’s December board of trustees meeting. Landmark Real Estate Partners IX, managed by Landmark Partners, will seek to invest into value-add and opportunistic real estate funds.
The pension also announced its real asset committed pacing plan for 2022. The pension will:
- Commit around $575 million across real assets in total.
- Allocate $250 million to Core Real Estate funds.
- Allocate $250 million to value-add and opportunistic real estate funds
- Allocate the remaining $75 million towards infrastructure funds
The $21.2 billion US public pension has a 6.3 percent allocation to real estate and, as illustrated below, tends to target North America-focused vehicles pursuing a variety of sectors.
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