MSRA Seeks Advisory Services for Absolute Return Allocation
RFIs due by May 20.

News Release

The Maryland State Retirement Agency has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking a qualified consulting firm to advise the staff on the Absolute Return portfolio. As of December 31, 2010, the System has roughly $1.6 billion invested in the Absolute Return allocation.

Click here for the printable RFI

Proposals should be emailed to and mailed by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2011 to:

Attn: Art Lynch
120 East Baltimore Street, 16th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Contact: Michael D. Golden
443-540-6499 (mobile)


The Maryland State Retirement and Pension System is charged with the fiduciary responsibility for properly administering the retirement and pension allowances of 116,000 retirees and beneficiaries as well as the future benefits for over 251,500 active participating members. These groups include state government employees, teachers, law enforcement personnel, legislators, judges and local government employees and fire fighters whose employers have elected to participate in the system.