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Capitulating or Cascading?

Summer 2022 Market & Economic Commentary If there was “nowhere to hide in Q1 of 2022,” as we led with in North…

Summer 2022 Fiduciary Commentary

Summer 2022 Fiduciary Commentary Target Date Fund Lawsuits on the Rise A recent swarm of lawsuits has been challenging many of the…

Segal Marco Buys Milliman’s San Francisco-Based Consulting Practice (FundFire)

In a recent interview with FundFire, Managing Partner Jim Scheinberg spoke with author Justin Mitchell on institutional investment consultant Segal Marco Advisor’s recent…

City Employee Retirement System Evaluation and OCIO Search Case Study

Background North Pier was engaged to lead an OCIO search for a city employee retirement system’s $1.4 billion plan. The plan recently…

City Police and Fire Retirement System Education, Evaluation, and OCIO Search Case Study

Background North Pier was engaged to provide fiduciary education, evaluation, and OCIO search services for a city police and fire’s $2.6 billion…

Inflation, Invasion, Inversion, Oh My!

Spring 2022 Market & Economic Commentary It may seem like there was nowhere to hide in Q1 of 2022. With inflation still…

SECURE Act 2.0 – Proposed Provisions

Spring 2022 Fiduciary Commentary On March 29, 2022, the House of Representatives passed the retirement savings legislation, Securing a Strong Retirement Act (also…

OCIO Focus: 2022 Outsourced Chief Investment Officer Positions and Trends

Markets remain highly volatile. The recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia has elevated the uncertainty to another level. As many of our…

5 Tips to Assess Your OCIO or Consultant Amid the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

The market volatility that has accompanied the Russia-Ukraine conflict has created dramatic swings in the equity and debt markets. While long-term investors…