Cover
Maverick

There is no one in the public pension world quite
like David Bronner. More’s the pity

UpFront |

Rising Star

ABC gives lobbyist Delaplane a presidential sendoff party
Feature |

Unfinished Business?

A year when too little was too much, whether the subject was blackouts, copays, funding gaps, or political clout
Head of the Class |

Re-Emerging Markets

Sagging Western markets are prompting some to take a fresh look at emerging markets
Running the Fund |

Strategy Repair

Some plans are asking consultants to recommend different asset allocation targets or ranges to beat the market blues
The Bottom Line |

Smooth Move

If global standards become reality, US rules allowing "smoothing" to lessen the volatility reflected in pension fund accounting may change
Done Deal |

Kid Gloves

High touch makes a difference
Special Report |

Wiring Your DB Portfolio

Portfolio analytics move online as managers and custodians try to differentiate themselves
Encore |

Dave and Dawn Stucki

Dave, 67, retired state agency chief, and spouse Dawn, 65, retired manufacturing executive