PENSION IN THE WORL D
THE BE S T
IN a world of qualifiers, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan needs none: Measured by either investment returns or value added, it simply has
been the best pension plan investor in the world over the past 10 years.
How did the men and women of Teachers’ accomplish this? Out of all the
pensions in the CEM Benchmarking universe—CEM being the third-party
benchmarking service acknowledged as the industry’s ultimate arbiter—how
did a teachers’ retirement system in Ontario, Canada, best all others?
As a central architect of this success, CEO Jim Leech—who is set to leave the
field although not the game—sat with aiCIO Editor-in-Chief Kip McDaniel
for an extended Interrogation to discuss exactly that.