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CalPERS Overview

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Sacramento, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1932
Government
Investment Banking & Asset Management
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Fidelity Investments, Principal Financial Group, TIAA
California's public-sector retirees already have a place in the sun; CalPERS gives them the money to enjoy it. CalPERS is the California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest public pension system in the US. It manages retirement and ... Read more

CalPERS Reviews

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CalPERS Interim CEO Douglas Hoffner
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    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in Sacramento, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at CalPERS full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The Investment Office is a great place, Very professionally run and good work life balance.

    Cons

    Top appointees and business decisions could be influenced by CA politics

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CalPERS Photos

CalPERS photo of: View of CalPERS headquarter offices at Lincoln Plaza in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Coolcaesar - available under under CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 & GFDL, v1.2)
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CalPERS photo of: Lincoln Plaza North at CalPERS. Balcony area.
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CalPERS Interviews

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    INTERN- Alternative Investments Interview

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at CalPERS in September 2007.

    Interview

    1.) one on one 2.) several phone interview 3.) group interview they seem pretty nice. team consensus decision makers. seems like a great place to work but unfortunately i didnt get a offer. nonetheless no hard feelings on my part glad to had a chance. seems like a great place to learn.

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