Colorado PERA’s investment portfolio logs 17.4% return
The investment portfolio of the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) has returned 17.4 percent for the year ending Dec. 31, 2020.
In addition, the total fund was valued at $58.3 billion, compared with $51.7 billion at the end of 2019, according to PERA’s 2020 financial report.
“This report reflects the ways in which we met the challenges faced in a highly unusual year,” said Ron Baker, executive director of PERA. “Last year was a tough year for so many people, and at PERA our focus remained on members and retirees.”
As of Dec. 31, the pension fund’s actual asset allocation to real estate was 8 percent, and 4.1 percent was to alternatives.