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ICMA-RC Summary of Final "Fiduciary Rule" Adopted by the Department of Labor

June 28, 2017

The Department of Labor adopted a regulation on April 6, 2016 that defines who is a fiduciary investment adviser and the responsibilities of entities and individuals who serve in that capacity. Broker-dealers who are currently held to a "suitable" investments standard may now be required to meet a higher fiduciary standard, which requires that recommendations be made solely in the interest of the customer.

ICMA-RC Celebrates its 45th Anniversary

May 25, 2017

ICMA-RC, a leading provider of public sector retirement plans and services, is celebrating its 45th anniversary this month. ICMA-RC was created in 1972 through the assistance of a Ford Foundation Grant to provide portable retirement savings to public sector employees. Today, ICMA-RC administers and manages over $50 billion in assets and has more than one million local and state government participant accounts across the country.

ICMA-RC renews partnership with the World Police & Fire Games for 2017

April 11, 2017

ICMA-RC, a Washington, D.C.-based retirement plan service provider exclusively serving local and state government employees, is pleased to announce that it is the World Police & Fire Games' "Official Retirement Plan Services Provider" for 2017. The biennial World Police & Fire Games, an Olympic-style sporting event for active and retired law enforcement and fire service personnel throughout the world will be held this year in Los Angeles, CA from August 7 - 16th. ICMA-RC also sponsored the Games in 2015 when they were held in Fairfax, VA.

ICMA-RC’s Mobile App Recognized in DALBAR’S Mobile InSIGHT Report

March 27, 2017

DALBAR, Inc., the financial community’s leading independent expert for evaluating, auditing and rating business practices, customer performance, product quality and service recently recognized ICMA-RC’s mobile app in their Second Semester 2016 Mobile InSIGHT report.

ICMA-RC Appoints Matthew Brenner as Managing Vice President, Investments

March 17, 2017

ICMA-RC is pleased to announce that Matthew Brenner has joined ICMA-RC as Managing Vice President, Investments. He will serve in a broad leadership role working with all of the asset teams within the division on an array of investment, operational, technical and administrative matters. Matt’s predecessor, Julie Dellinger, Managing Vice President, Investments, plans to retire in May 2017 after 18 years of service at ICMA-RC.

ICMA-RC Participates in America Saves Week 2017

February 27, 2017

ICMA-RC is once again participating in America Saves Week, a national campaign to encourage individuals and families to save money and build personal wealth.

ICMA-RC’s RealizeRetirement® Tour Extends its Run into 2017

January 30, 2017

“Technology and Talk” Approach Encourages Public Sector Employees to Save for Retirement

ICMA-RC Memorial Scholarship Fund Accepting Applications for 2017-2018

December 15, 2016

Surviving Children, Spouses of Public Employees Encouraged to Apply for Higher Education Scholarships

ICMA-RC Enhances Participant and Plan Sponsor Websites

November 8, 2016

New Features Focus on Usability and Visual Appeal

ICMA-RC Investment Expert Shares Personal Outlook for Stable Value on Asset TV

October 31, 2016

Karen Chong-Wulff, who manages a $10.9 billion stable value fund (as of Sept. 30, 2016) for ICMA-RC, recently participated in an Asset TV Masterclass interview that explored the current challenges and opportunities ahead for stable value investments.

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