Member News - Fall 2014 - Issue 100

October 14, 2014
OMERS member news, fall 2014
Providing a Secure and Sustainable Pension
In April 2014, seasoned OMERS executive Michael Latimer took the reins as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following the retirement of Michael Nobrega in the culmination of a succession planning process that began in 2010. Michael Latimer is responsible for the overall management of OMERS, its investment entities and operating divisions. Read Full Article
Research Shows Pension Plans Help Keep Economy Healthy
Two studies conducted by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 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. Read Full Article
Planning for Your Future Is as Easy as AVC
Between your family and career, life doesn't allow much time for you to focus on tomorrow. If you are looking for a fast and simple way to save, consider automatic contributions to an Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC) account. Read Full Article
OMERS 2015 Contribution Rates
OMERS Sponsors Corporation approved a small change to contribution rates for police and firefighters (normal retirement age 60 members) through its annual Plan change cycle, which concluded in June. The decision marks the end of the annual Specified Plan Change process for 2014 to review contribution rates and consider benefit changes. Read Full Article
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