The UBC Pension Administration Ofﬁce will be closed from December 25, 2019 to January 1, 2020 inclusive. The office will reopen on January 2, 2020. If you have an urgent pension inquiry during the holiday closure, please leave a message at 604-827-3286. These messages will be monitored over the holiday period. The UBC Faculty Pension […]
The December 2019 issue of the UBC Faculty Pension Plan Update newsletter is now available online. In this issue: New Fossil Fuel Free Balanced Fund option update Bond investment manager changes affecting the Bond and Balanced Funds Staff announcement: Executive Director, Investments Save the date: 2020 Pension Forum UBC Faculty Pension Plan Board of Trustees Election Results […]
In November, the UBC Faculty Pension Plan (FPP) Board of Trustees approved the addition of a new Fossil Fuel Free Balanced Fund to the UBC FPP investment options. Although there is still a process required to implement this new investment fund, it is expected that the fund will be available in the first half of […]
Two changes were recently made to the bond allocations in both the UBC Faculty Pension Plan Balanced and Bond Funds. The Real Return Bonds were sold in August and these assets were reinvested in a passive Universe bond mandate with BlackRock. State Street Global Advisors’ passive Universe bond mandate was terminated and these assets were […]
Mike Leslie, Executive Director, Investments will retire in January 2020. Mike joined the UBC Pension Administration Office in 2008 and during his time with the UBC Faculty Pension Plan (FPP) has made many contributions to the FPP, including advising and guiding the Board of Trustees on investment activities, monitoring the FPP’s investment performance and making […]
On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, the UBC Faculty Pension Plan will host its Pension Forum – a great opportunity for members to hear the latest news about their pension plan and to meet the Plan’s trustees, management and staff. There will be a presentation on the Plan’s 2019 investment performance and a review of the 2019/20 initiatives. […]
We would like to congratulate Dr. Robert Heinkel and Dr. Martin Comyn, who have been elected to serve on the UBC Faculty Pension Plan Board of Trustees from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023. Dr. Heinkel is currently a Board member and has been re-elected, and Dr. Comyn will be new to the Board. […]
As of 4:00 p.m. PT today, voting has closed for the UBC Faculty Pension Plan Election. The results of the election will be posted on our website on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Thank you to all the candidates and members who participated in this election.