Asset Allocation Glossary
This Glossary identifies, defines, and clarifies the meaning of investment terms used by CalPERS in our investment policies. The purpose of the Glossary is to establish a uniform vocabulary of terms for users of these policies.
Choose from the letters below to find a specific Asset Allocation Investment Policy term or phrase. You'll also find information about the related policies and asset classes for each term.
Chief Investment Officer - Heads the CalPERS Investment Office and works with the Investment Committee to develop a long-term investment policy and asset allocation strategy for the Public Employees' Retirement Fund.
- SIP CalPERS Target Retirement Date and POFF Funds (PDF, 108 KB)
Counterparty Risk - The risk that CalPERS will have difficulty enforcing the provisions of a contract (Also known as ?legal? risk).