Request #19-85
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Dear Office of the General Treasurer,

 

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

I request information on public pension plans in Rhode Island.

The following list describes information I want to obtain for each public pension plans in Rhode Island:

 

Time series: 2001 to most recent

Variables:

  1. Plan Full Name
  2. Dollar amount contributed to defined benefit plan
  3. Dollar amount contributed to defined contribution plan
  4. List of funds provided through defined contribution plan
  5. Dollar amount contributed to each fund in defined contribution plan
  6. List of all individual assets managed by the pension plan (with CUSIPs if possible) and how much is invested in each of the asset
  7. Name of the third party agent if the asset management is delegated to the third party
  8. Number of enrollees
  9. Total amount of benefits paid

 

I bolded number 6 because that is the most important information I am looking for. It isn’t usually disclosed in comprehensive annual reports.

Please let me know if there is any issue.

Thank you very much for your consideration of this request.

 

Sincerely,

 

Tim Park

PhD Student in Finance

University of Texas at Austin

Mccombs School of Business

(812) 606-9138


Received

December 16, 2019 via web


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Employees Retirement System of RI

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Request Published Public
February 14, 2020, 12:36am
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We write in response to your December 16, 2019 request for information pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA).  Your specific request is noted below along with our corresponding response.

I request information on public pension plans in Rhode Island.  The following list describes information I want to obtain for each public pension plans in Rhode Island:

Time series: 2001 to most recent

Variables:

  1. Plan Full Name
  2. Dollar amount contributed to defined benefit plan
  3. Dollar amount contributed to defined contribution plan
  4. List of funds provided through defined contribution plan
  5. Dollar amount contributed to each fund in defined contribution plan
  6. List of all individual assets managed by the pension plan (with CUSIPs if possible) and how much is invested in each of the asset
  7. Name of the third party agent if the asset management is delegated to the third party
  8. Number of enrollees
  9. Total amount of benefits paid

The remainder of the information responsive to parts 6 and 7 of your request can be found attached. 

Be advised that pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws § 38-2-3(h), the Office of the General Treasurer is not required to reorganize, consolidate, or compile data not maintained by the Office in the form requested. 

 

If you contend you have been denied access to public records, pursuant to R.I.G.L. § 38-2-8, you may appeal this decision to Amy Crane, General Counsel, 50 Service Avenue, 2nd Floor, Warwick, RI 02886.  You may also file a complaint with the Department of the Attorney General, 150 South Main Street, Providence, RI  02903 or the Rhode Island Superior Court of the county where the records are maintained.

 

Additional information regarding the Access to Public Records Act may be found at http://www.riag.ri.gov/civil/opengovernment.  Thank you for your interest in keeping government open and accountable to the public.

January 14, 2020, 3:38pm
Request Reopened Public
January 14, 2020, 3:37pm
Document(s) Released   Details Public
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2011.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2012.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2001.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2002.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2003.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2004.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2005.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2006.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2007.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2008.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2009.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2010.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2011.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Sep 30, 2012.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2001.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2002.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2003.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2004.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2005.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2006.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2007.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2008.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2009.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2010.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - Dec 31, 2011.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2001.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2002.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2003.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2004.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2005.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2006.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2007.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2008.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2009.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2010.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2011.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - June 30, 2012.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2001.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2002.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2003.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2004.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2005.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2006.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2007.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2008.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2009.pdf
Rhode Island Empoyees Retirement Systems - Holdings - March 31, 2010.pdf
January 14, 2020, 3:37pm
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We write in response to your December 16, 2019 request for information pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA).  Your specific request is noted below along with our corresponding response.

I request information on public pension plans in Rhode Island.  The following list describes information I want to obtain for each public pension plans in Rhode Island:

Time series: 2001 to most recent

Variables:

  1. Plan Full Name
  2. Dollar amount contributed to defined benefit plan
  3. Dollar amount contributed to defined contribution plan
  4. List of funds provided through defined contribution plan
  5. Dollar amount contributed to each fund in defined contribution plan
  6. List of all individual assets managed by the pension plan (with CUSIPs if possible) and how much is invested in each of the asset
  7. Name of the third party agent if the asset management is delegated to the third party
  8. Number of enrollees
  9. Total amount of benefits paid

 

The information responsive to part 1 of your request can be found in the attached document named “RI DC Plan data” and at the following link: http://www.ersri.org/actuarial-valuations/ersri-annual-reports/#gsc.tab=0.

 

The information responsive to part 2 of your request can be found at the following site: http://www.ersri.org/actuarial-valuations/ersri-annual-reports/#gsc.tab=0.

 

The information responsive to parts 3-5 of your request can be found in the attached document named “RI DC Plan data.” 

 

The information responsive to parts 6 and 7 of your request can be found attached.  Additional responsive information can be found in the State Investment Commission books found here: http://data.treasury.ri.gov/organization/investments.  Be advised that the documentation provided to you covers the time period from 2012 to present.  Due to the voluminous nature of your request and the historical nature of the responsive records, we respectfully request an additional twenty (20) business days pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws (RIGL) § 38-2-3(e) to comply with the remainder of your request and provide responsive documentation from 2001-2011.

   

The information responsive to part 8 of your request can be found in the attached document named “DC Enrollees” and at the following link: http://www.ersri.org/actuarial-valuations/ersri-annual-reports/#gsc.tab=0.

 

The information responsive to part 9 of your request can be found in the attached document named “RI DC Plan data” and at the following link: http://www.ersri.org/actuarial-valuations/ersri-annual-reports/#gsc.tab=0.

 

Be advised that pursuant to Rhode Island General Laws § 38-2-3(h), the Office of the General Treasurer is not required to reorganize, consolidate, or compile data not maintained by the Office in the form requested. 

 

If you contend you have been denied access to public records, pursuant to R.I.G.L. § 38-2-8, you may appeal this decision to Amy Crane, General Counsel, 50 Service Avenue, 2nd Floor, Warwick, RI 02886.  You may also file a complaint with the Department of the Attorney General, 150 South Main Street, Providence, RI  02903 or the Rhode Island Superior Court of the county where the records are maintained.

 

Additional information regarding the Access to Public Records Act may be found at http://www.riag.ri.gov/civil/opengovernment.  Thank you for your interest in keeping government open and accountable to the public.

 

December 27, 2019, 3:47pm
Document(s) Released   Details Public
RI DC Plan data.xlsb
DC Enrollees.xlsb
2018 - Q2.pdf
2018 - Q3.pdf
2018 - Q4.pdf
2019 - Q1.pdf
2019 - Q2.pdf
2019 - Q3.pdf
R3000 - 2018 - Q3.pdf
R3000 - 2018 - Q4.pdf
R3000 - 2019 - Q1.pdf
R3000 - 2019 - Q2.pdf
R3000 - 2019 - Q3.pdf
2012 - Q4.pdf
2013 - Q1.pdf
2013 - Q2.pdf
2013 - Q3.pdf
2013 - Q4.pdf
2014 - Q1.pdf
2014 - Q2.pdf
2014 - Q3.pdf
2014 - Q4.pdf
2015 - Q1.pdf
2015 - Q2.pdf
2015 - Q3.pdf
2015 - Q4.pdf
2016 - Q1.pdf
2016 - Q2.pdf
2016 - Q3.pdf
2016 - Q4.pdf
2017 - Q1.pdf
2017 - Q2.pdf
2017 - Q3.pdf
2017 - Q4.pdf
2018 - Q1.pdf
December 27, 2019, 3:46pm
Department Assignment Public
Employees Retirement System of RI
December 16, 2019, 1:59pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
December 16, 2019, 1:59pm