Monthly Board Report

August 2013 Monthly Board Report

PRE-RETIREMENT SEMINARS, HEALTH CARE PRESENTATIONS SCHEDULED FOR OP&F MEMBERS
OP&F has scheduled six seminars across the state for members who are considering retirement. The seminars, which begin Sept. 9 in Dayton, are designed to answer questions on how to apply for pension benefits, along with disability benefits, health care and the Deferred Retirement Option Plan. Additional pre-retirement seminars are scheduled in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Toledo and Akron.

In addition to the pre-retirement seminars, UnitedHealthcare will host presentations beginning Oct. 8 in Toledo for members who are eligible for OP&F's health care plan. The presentations will also be held in Canton, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus. Teleconferences are scheduled for Oct. 11 and again Oct. 18 for those unable to attend a presentation in person.

WAINSCOTT SERVING AS BOARD’S VICE CHAIR; HUFF CHAIR-ELECT
John Wainscott (retired, Cincinnati Police) was nominated and accepted the position of vice chair on the OP&F Board of Trustees at the group’s August meetings, which concluded Aug. 28. Also at the meeting, Scott Huff (Cleveland Police) was named chair-elect in anticipation of him becoming the Board’s chair in June 2014.

Wainscott is currently serving his first four year term as a trustee after being elected in June 2012. Huff was elected to his first term on the OP&F Board in May 2011.

PORTFOLIO UPDATE
OP&F's investment portfolio value:

  Current value (8/27): $13.1 billion
  End of July value: $13.3 billion
  End of June value: $12.9 billion

Board of Trustees Committee Notes
(Motions approved by the Board are listed separately)

  • DISABILITY: The Committee/Board reviewed disability cases in addition to the regularly scheduled hearings and appeals. The Committee/Board also received the 2nd Quarter 2013 Disability Experience Report.
  • BENEFITS: In addition to reviewing proposed administrative rule changes and updates, the Committee received its monthly and quarterly statistical breakdown of the Deferred Retirement Option Plan.
  • HEALTH CARE: The Committee/Board listened to the UnitedHealthcare representatives address issues surrounding the transition to OptumRx as the new pharmacy benefit manager for the retiree health care plan and trustees expressed their irritation and frustration about ongoing issues. Also, OP&F staff presented the Medicare Part D Attestation for the 2014 plan year.

  • INVESTMENT: In addition to the monthly portfolio update and several motions to consider, the Committee/Board discussed the 1st Quarter Real Estate Performance Report and the 2nd Quarter Investment Performance Review.

 

Motions:
At its August 2013 meeting, the OP&F Board of Trustees voted on the following motions:
  • Approved staff’s and Wilshire’s recommendation to revise Bridgewater’s Benchmark and investment guidelines as discussed. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved staff’s recommendation to commit $50 million to GTCR XI following a presentation by the firm’s representatives and Investment staff‘s analysis. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved the manager ratings for the private markets managers as recommended by staff. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved Staff and Wilshire requested to waive the Search Policy’s RFP process and hire PIMCO to manage a nontraditional fixed income mandate. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved staff and Wilshire’s recommendation to revise all OP&F high yield managers’ guidelines to allow them to invest in up to a market weighting of 144A securities. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved recommended revisions to Causeway’s investment guidelines to widen the allowable country weight range from the current +/-3% to +/-5%. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved recommended revisions to Franklin Templeton’s investment guidelines to include specified maximum percentage exposures to developed markets. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved the manager rating for the Pyramis ACWI ex-U.S. mandate as recommended by staff. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved staff’s recommendation on a set of minimum requirements for firms submitting responses to the upcoming private markets consulting RFP. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Investment Committee).
  • Approved the Committee recommendations for the initial determination of disability for the 25 members as identified in the initial determination hearings list presented to the Board on Aug. 28, 2013. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Disability Committee).
  • Approved the determination for reconsiderations for the members identified. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Disability Committee).
  • Approved the recommendations for the appeal hearings for the eight members identified in the appeals list presented to the Board on Aug. 28, 2013. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Disability Committee).
  • Approved the recommendations for Death Fund benefits for the members identified. Motion passed unanimously (Disability Committee).
  • Approved the determination for Death Fund reconsiderations for the members identified. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Disability Committee).
  • Waived the mandatory medical evaluation and filing of annual earnings statements for future years for the members identified in the disability reporting waivers list presented to the Board on Aug. 28, 2013. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Disability Committee).
  • Approved four travel motions as presented to the Board on Aug. 28. 2013. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Health Care Committee).
  • Approved the changes to Administrative Rule 742-21-01 as outlined in staff’s memorandum dated Aug. 27, 2013, and authorizes the required filing of the rule with the proper agencies. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Benefits Committee).
  • Approved the changes to the Administrative Rules as outlined in staff’s memorandum dated Aug. 27, 2013, and authorizes the required filing of the rules with the proper agencies. Motion passed by unanimous vote (Benefits Committee).

Next Board of Trustees Meetings: Sept. 24-25, 2013

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- Posted May 28, 2014
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- Posted March 05, 2014
MONTHLY REPORT for December 2013
- Posted December 30, 2013
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- Posted December 02, 2013
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- Posted October 02, 2013
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- Posted September 04, 2013
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- Posted May 01, 2013
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- Posted June 10, 2013
MONTHLY REPORT for March 2013
- Posted April 03, 2013
MONTHLY REPORT for February 2013
- Posted March 07, 2013
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- Posted February 06, 2013
MONTHLY REPORT for December 2012
- Posted December 18, 2012
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- Posted November 21, 2012
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