CalSTRS in the News

CalSTRS in the News


Review recent news articles, reports and other published materials on CalSTRS programs and investments.

Article Bloomberg, BusinessMay 16, 2019

CalSTRS Hires Manager for Gun Safety Campaign With Big Investors

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System hired a coordinator to shepherd its effort with other big U.S. investors to engage gun manufacturers and sellers to make firearms safer and expand the coalition.

Michael Weston started May 13 as public engagement manager. Weston, 48, came from the California Department of Social Services, where he spent 13 years, most recently as deputy director of public affairs and outreach programs. Previously he worked in television news.

Article CIO Magazine, NewsmakersMay 23, 2019

CalSTRS and Illinois Treasury Officials Win Prestigious Fellowships

June Kim, global equity head of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), and Rodrigo Garcia,deputy state treasurer and chief investment officer at the Illinois State Treasury, were picked for the Aspen Institute’s Finance Leaders Fellowships.

This two-year program allows them and 20 other professionals to sharpen their financial leadership skills.