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Ohio Police & Fire earmarks $70 million for Blackstone real estate fund
trueOhio Police & Fire Pension Fund committed up to $70 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII, managed by Blackstone Group.
Hamden Employees seeks small-cap, large-cap and real estate managers
trueHamden (Conn.) Employees’ Retirement Plan is searching for a domestic small-cap core equity manager to run about $8 million, and domestic large-cap core equity and core or core-plus real estate managers to each run about $16 million.
BlackRock adds managing director to European real estate business
trueThomas Muller joined BlackRock as managing director and portfolio manager within its European real estate business.
Denver Employees slates $25 million for real estate debt fund
trueDenver Employees Retirement Plan committed $25 million to Contrarian Distressed Real Estate Debt Fund III, managed by Contrarian Capital Management.
New Mexico Educational to launch real estate, natural resources consultant search
trueNew Mexico Educational Retirement Board plans to launch a search for a real estate and natural resources consultant this week.
Connecticut conducting high-yield debt search, mulls real estate investments
trueConnecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds is searching for high-yield debt managers.
San Francisco earmarks $150 million for Blackstone fund
trueSan Francisco City & County Employees’ Retirement System committed up to $150 million to Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII, a real estate fund managed by Blackstone Group.
Idaho Endowment board plans first real estate investment
trueIdaho Endowment Fund Investment Board in 2015 will invest in real estate for the first time.
Alaska Retirement commits $180 million to private equity, real estate
trueAlaska Retirement Management Board committed a total of $180 million to four managers, materials prepared for the Thursday board meeting show.
Texas Teachers commits $465 million total to opportunistic real estate
trueTexas Teacher Retirement System committed a total of $465 million to three opportunistic real estate strategies in January.
Oklahoma Police Pension eyes opportunistic/value-added real estate search
trueOklahoma Police Pension & Retirement System could issue an RFP in the second quarter for an opportunistic/value-added real estate manager.
Canadian buyers dominate foreign investment in U.S. real estate in 2014
trueCanada topped the list of foreign investors scooping up U.S. commercial real estate in 2014. According to data released by CBRE Wednesday, global direct investment in U.S. real estate totaled $41 billion during the year.
CBRE Global Investors taps new CIO EMEA
trueSophie van Oosterom was promoted to chief investment officer EMEA at real estate money manager CBRE Global Investors.
Texas County & District commits $40 million to Angelo Gordon
trueexas County & District Retirement System, Austin, announced its first 2015 commitment to a private fund, allotting $40 million to AG Realty Estate Fund IX last week.
LACERS earmarks $100 million for 2 real estate managers
trueLos Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System committed a total of up to $100 million to two real estate managers, information on the $13.9 billion pension fund’s website shows.