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Last updated: 12/22/2016 - 11:34am

Boston Retirement System meeting

The agenda may be revised at the discretion of the board members.

Discussion Topics

  1. The standard administrative session agenda is as follows:
  2. Meeting Convenes – Introduction of Members & Guests
  3. Review/Accept Administrative Session Minutes of last board meeting
  4. Outstanding/Ongoing Administrative Issues
    • Administrative Update

      • ABC Project update - discussion only

      • Review and possible adoption of the following IT policies:

        • Encryption Policy

        • Information Security Policy

        • Information Technology Policy

        • Sensitive Personal Information Policy

  5. Outstanding/Ongoing Investment Issues
    • Investment Update

      • Hedge Fund Search Analysis - discussion

        • 10:15 a.m. GAM:  Amir Madden, Portfolio Manager; Arvin Soh, Portfolio Manager; Chris Todisco, Director, Business Development

        • 10:35 a.m. Grosvenor:  David S. Richter, CPA, Managing Director, Chair of the     Investment Committee; Andrew T. Preda, Senior Vice President, Investments

        • 10:55 a.m. EnTrustPermal:  Gregg Hymowitz, Chairman and CEO; Javier Dyer, Sr. Managing Director, Investment Research; Amar Patel, Managing Director, Investment Research

        • 11:25 a.m. Mesirow:  Tom Macina, CEO; Woo Cha, Senior Managing Director; Tom Hynes, Senior Managing Director

      • August 2017 Flash Report - discussion only

      • Work Plan - discussion only

      • 2017-18 Investment Policy Statement - discussion and vote

  6. Outstanding/Ongoing Financial Issues
    • Financial Update

      • August 2017 Financial Snapshot – discussion only

  7. Outstanding/Ongoing Operations Issues
    • Operations Update

  8. Outstanding/Ongoing Legal Issues
    • Legal Update

      • Travel to Hamilton Lane Summit of 10/31/2017

      • The following PERAC memos have been provided for educational purposes only:

        • PERAC Memo 28-2017 re selection of fifth member and board employees

        • PERAC Memo 29-2017 re vendor disclosures

    The Board enters Executive Session in order to review applications for disability retirement benefits, accidental death benefits, member survivor allowance benefits, as well as litigation strategy.  At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the Board reconvenes in Administrative Session in order to consider the rest of the agenda items, if any, and adjourn.