CTPF Remains Leader among Pension Funds in Minority, Women and Disabled-Owned Business Enterprise Efforts
October 17, 2018 – The Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) announced that it invested $4.5 billion, more than 41.9 percent of total fund assets, with Minority, Women and Disabled-Owned Business Enterprise (MWDBE) firms in fiscal year 2018. This represents a 9.11% increase over 2017 investments. The Fund’s work was highlighted during October 16, 2018, testimony presented to state legislators at an Illinois Senate Committee hearing on Pensions and Investments held in Chicago.
Erin Goseer Mitchell retired from Chicago Public Schools in 1994 after a 38-year career as an educator. The first year of her retirement she spent watching morning TV shows, lounging around, sipping tea, and looking out her living room window. She found purpose helping a sick friend with her chores and doctors’ visits, but after her friend’s death, Erin found that lounging and watching TV were no longer satisfying.