Illinois State Board of Investment has made a $30 million commitment to Oak Street Real Estate Capital Fund III.
School Employees' Retirement System of Ohio is going to continue to increase core real asset strategies to 60-70% of the total global real assets portfolio from the current exposure of 54%.
South Dakota Investment Council has committed $243 million to Lone Star Real Estate Fund IV.
New York State Common Retirement Fund has committed $225 million to KSL Capital Partners’ IV fund and $300 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII.
The State of Wisconsin Investment Board is planning to invest $500 million in separate accounts or joint ventures in second half of 2015.
Ontario Pension Board maintains an opportunistic approach to the asset class but will only invest if the right opportunity arises. The firm's preference is for value-added strategies.
The California Public Employees’ Retirement System will deploy up to $2.5 billion to real estate over the next five years. $500 million of it is in the real estate emerging manager program and $2 billion of it is in the transition manager program.
San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System has committed €100 million to Tristan Capital Partners' European Property Investors Special Opportunities IV and €50 million to Westbrook Partners’ Real Estate Fund X.
Employees' Retirement System of the State of Hawaii has committed $30 million to LaSalle Income & Growth Fund VII.
Minnesota State Board of Investment has approved commitments of up to $100 million to TA Realty Associates Fund XI.
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has committed $100 million to Invesco’s Core Real Estate USA fund and $50 million each to Heitman’s America Real Estate Trust and the Cornerstone Patriot Fund.
Nebraska Investment Council has committed $40 million to Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners X.
Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois has committed $100 million each to Fortress Japan Opportunity Fund III and to Rockpoing Real Estate Fund V.
Houston Municipal Employees' Pension System has committed $20 million to Crow Holdings Realty Partners VII.
Teacher Retirement System of Texas has committed $150 million to PCCP Equity VII.
New Jersey Division of Investment committed additional $100 million to existing separate accounts with Och-Ziff Capital Management. It also committed $125 million to TPG Real Estate Partners II.
Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico committed $60 million to Rockwood Capital Real Estate Partners X.
Mike Burns, Chief Executive Officer of the Alaska Permanent Fund, is set to retire from his position effective 1 June. Valerie Mertz, current Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed as acting executive director for 30 days while the Board considers appointing an interim executive director.