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Heartland Takes RoadShow to Boston!

Mayor's Office Exploring New Heartland Capital Roundtable to Reinvest in the City and Region

 

Heartland Capital Strategies (HCS) and the Office of Mayor Martin Walsh’s in Boston co-hosted an invitation-only Heartland Capital Roundtable at the prestigious Parkman House on Beacon Hill in Boston on Wednesday.  The Parkman House is an historic landmark on Beacon Hill and was once a residence for some of Boston’s most important Mayors.

 

The function was attended by fifty-five city and state development officials and Heartland-affiliated investment partners, along with contractors and labor leaders, and neighborhood and academic advocates.  The excited participants explored the prospect for creating a major public partnership focused around the city and region to prudently and responsibly invest workers’ capital.

 

 

“We are excited to be working in partnership with investors who are aligned with the values of our Mayor, Marty Walsh,” proclaimed John Barros, Chief of Economic Development of the City of Boston.  “The next time we bring you back, we want to take you on a tour to see the incredible new developments happening.”

 

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Research Shows Pension Plans Help Keep Economy Healthy - OMERS

In the Fall 2014 Member Newsletter, OMERS reports of two studies conducted by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) that show that big pension organizations, like OMERS, have a significant, long-term, positive impact on the economy, while providing retirees with stable and adequate incomes. 

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Economic Impacts of CalPERS Pension Payments

In Spring 2014, CalPERS released a report on their economic impacts in the state of California. The Economic Impacts in California study summarizes key findings from recent analyses that capture the statewide impact of CalPERS investments and retirement benefits on job support, tax generation and other economic benefits.

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National Institute on Retirement Security Pensionomics 2014

The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) recently conducted a study on the economic impacts of pension fund investment and released a full report, Pensionomics 2014: Measuring the Economic Impact of DB Pension Expenditures. Nationally, state and local pensions support 6.2 million jobs and $943 billion in economic activity.

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