A Prudent, Long-Term Strategy — And a Proven Track Record of Success

The MERS Investments team is dedicated to providing our member municipalities with excellent returns at affordable costs, while protecting the pensions and assets of our many members.

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Investment Menu

The MERS Investment Menu is simplified into three categories to help you find the investment mix that best meets your investment style.

 Understanding the MERS Investment Menu (pdf)

View MERS Investment Menus


 LifePath Target Date Funds explained (video)

 How target date funds simplify investing (video)

Read about the MERS Investment Policy Statement (pdf)

Research Briefs

 Excessive Fund Choice Undermines Performance (pdf)

 Maximizing the Match (pdf)

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