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TMRS Looking for Chief Investment Officer to Continue System Successes

TMRS is seeking an experienced and accomplished investment executive to manage its $35 billion Trust Fund. Reporting to the Executive Director, the CIO is the central point of responsibility and accountability for the Investment Program and leads a team of 25.

Interested candidates should be a strategic and forward-thinking executive dedicated to public service. Broad asset class knowledge and significant experience in portfolio construction and asset allocation are required. The CIO must also have an in-depth understanding of capital markets, the principles and practices of institutional investing, investment operations and investment policy development.

For additional information, including all requirements and preferences, contact Hudepohl & Associates, info@hudepohl.com or (614) 854-7300.

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City of Harlingen and Harlingen Waterworks renew participation in TMRS

TMRS welcomes over 350 newly-eligible Members from the City of Harlingen and Harlingen Waterworks System, which renewed participation in TMRS for their eligible employees on September 1.


Michelle Downie Kranes will join TMRS as Chief Services Officer

Michelle Kranes Michelle Kranes will join TMRS as Chief Services Officer (CSO) on October 4. As CSO, Michelle will oversee TMRS’ Member Services, City Services and Actuarial Services departments.

Michelle is currently the Deputy Director of the Texas Pension Review Board, where she has worked with the Texas Legislature, the PRB Board and pension systems across Texas. Before joining the PRB in 2013, Michelle was with the Texas Legislature’s Sunset Advisory Commission evaluating state agencies’ organization and effectiveness. She has a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. from the University of Texas.


Return to Work Changes Effective September 1, 2021

Effective September 1, TMRS retirees who return to work for the same city more than one year after they retired will no longer have their TMRS monthly benefit payment suspended. See our Return to Work webpage for more details.


TMRS Welcomes Two New Cities

The North Texas cities of Callisburg and Lone Oak recently joined TMRS. The City of Lone Oak began participating July 1, 2021. The City of Callisburg began participating in TMRS August 1, 2021. TMRS administers the retirement benefits for the eligible employees of 897 cities throughout Texas.

TMRS Looking for Chief Investment Officer to Continue System Successes

TMRS is seeking an experienced and accomplished investment executive to manage its $35 billion Trust Fund. Reporting to the Executive Director, the CIO is the central point of responsibility and accountability for the Investment Program and leads a team of 25.

Interested candidates should be a strategic and forward-thinking executive dedicated to public service. Broad asset class knowledge and significant experience in portfolio construction and asset allocation are required. The CIO must also have an in-depth understanding of capital markets, the principles and practices of institutional investing, investment operations and investment policy development.

For additional information, including all requirements and preferences, contact Hudepohl & Associates, info@hudepohl.com or (614) 854-7300.

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City of Harlingen and Harlingen Waterworks renew participation in TMRS

TMRS welcomes over 350 newly-eligible Members from the City of Harlingen and Harlingen Waterworks System, which renewed participation in TMRS for their eligible employees on September 1.


Michelle Downie Kranes will join TMRS as Chief Services Officer

Michelle Kranes Michelle Kranes will join TMRS as Chief Services Officer (CSO) on October 4. As CSO, Michelle will oversee TMRS’ Member Services, City Services and Actuarial Services departments.

Michelle is currently the Deputy Director of the Texas Pension Review Board, where she has worked with the Texas Legislature, the PRB Board and pension systems across Texas. Before joining the PRB in 2013, Michelle was with the Texas Legislature’s Sunset Advisory Commission evaluating state agencies’ organization and effectiveness. She has a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. from the University of Texas.


Return to Work Changes Effective September 1, 2021

Effective September 1, TMRS retirees who return to work for the same city more than one year after they retired will no longer have their TMRS monthly benefit payment suspended. See our Return to Work webpage for more details.


TMRS Welcomes Two New Cities

The North Texas cities of Callisburg and Lone Oak recently joined TMRS. The City of Lone Oak began participating July 1, 2021. The City of Callisburg began participating in TMRS August 1, 2021. TMRS administers the retirement benefits for the eligible employees of 897 cities throughout Texas.