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  • Final Legislative Updates from the 52nd Legislature, Second Regular Session

    May 19, 2016

    The 52nd Legislature – Second Regular Session adjourned on May 7. The effective date for legislation signed into law is August 6, 2016, unless otherwise noted. The following bills related to the Arizona State Retirement System have been passed by the legislature and signed into law by the Governor.

  • New administrator selected to oversee ASRS LTD program

    May 13, 2016

    The Arizona State Retirement System has selected a new contractor to administer the Long Term Disability program beginning later this summer. Broadspire Services Inc., a leading third-party administrator, will replace the current contractor, Sedgwick.

  • Karl Polen named Chief Investment Officer

    March 1, 2016

    Karl Polen, head of private markets in the ASRS Investment Division, has been appointed Chief Investment Officer of the ASRS by Director Paul Matson, effective March 1.

    Mr. Polen, who has been with the ASRS since September 2010, replaces Gary Dokes, who departed February 29 to accept a position as the first Chief Investment Officer for the Arizona Community Foundation, a state-wide charitable organization.

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