September 19, 2019

SWIB Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer David Villa joined CNBC's 'Squawk Box' at the ninth annual Delivering Alpha Summit in New York City. The summit is a gathering of industry experts and influencers to discuss best investing ideas. Click here to watch Davi...

August 20, 2019

SWIB Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer David Villa has been named to Trusted Insight’s 2019 Top

30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers. This year’s list highlights long-term investment leaders who have expertly navigated the markets time and time again,...

June 19, 2019

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Funds Alpha Manager Derek Drummond has been named to Chief Investment Officer magazine’s Class of 2019 NextGens. This class includes 30 talented and inspiring asset allocators who show a strong ability to become potential game change...

April 15, 2019

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) is excited to announce that Julia Valentine is the agency’s new chief technology and operations officer (CTOO). As CTOO, Valentine is responsible for overseeing SWIB’s operations and technology infrastructure.

“I am excited...

March 15, 2019

Madison, WI (March 15, 2019) – State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) Trustees approved incentive compensation awards based on the five-year investment performance that generated $224.5 million above benchmark returns after all costs for the fully funded Wisconsin...

March 11, 2019

Forbes contributor Elizabeth Bauer writes about retirement policy from an actuary's perspective. In her March 8 column, she shines a spotlight on the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), one of the country's only fully funded public pensions. SWIB's investment management...

January 18, 2019

Madison, WI (January 18, 2019) –  Even with an extremely volatile end of the year for U.S. financial markets, the State of Wisconsin Investment Board’s (SWIB’s) disciplined and innovative investment strategy helped provide moderate protection to the Wisconsin Retiremen...

January 10, 2019

SWIB has long been recognized as an investment leader because of its success in maintaining the WRS and for the highly-qualified staff overseeing the retirement trust funds. That recognition continued in 2018.

For the second time in as many years, SWIB was chosen by its...

December 20, 2018

The Legislative Audit Bureau (LAB) has released its biennial management audit of SWIB. LAB conducts program evaluation audits of state agencies on behalf of the Legislature. 

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LAB's audit report focuses on investment performance of the Wisconsin Retirement Syst...

December 13, 2018

Chairman David Stein announced that effective today Trustee Paul Stewart is stepping down as a member of the Board of Trustees for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) to focus on his other commitments and demands on his time, including his role as co-founder...

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