At the core of SDCERA’s operations is its acclaimed investment program. SDCERA is
entrusted to prudently manage the multi-billion dollar pension fund that provides
retirement benefits to members. An accomplished team of investment professionals
and money managers, in conjunction with the Board of Retirement, prudently manages
the investment of the pension fund.
SDCERA’s investment program has earned industry accolades and awards as one of the
top performing retirement funds in the country. The program’s success is largely
due to a well-diversified portfolio and progressive investment strategies that put
it in the same league as some of the country’s most sophisticated investors. SDCERA is a long-term investor with a net 10-year annualized investment return of 4.68 percent and a net 25-year annualized investment return of 8.20 percent as of June 30, 2016.