May 11, 2017: JPMorgan International Unconstrained Equity Fund representatives reported to the Board that as of March 31, 2017, the fund was in the Top quartile performance over 3 years and top-quintile performance since inception. Top –decile performance over 3 years and since inception. Outperformed MSCI ACWI ex US by 2.5% annualized since inception (net of fees) while maintaining volatility similar to the benchmark. 3rd percentile batting average (61.7%) and attractive up/down capture of 98% and 85% respectively over 5 years. International stocks are attractively valued relative to the U.S. and are starting to see a long anticipated recovery in earnings. Global manufacturing momentum looks positive, especially in the Eurozone and the UK.
May 11, 2017: Mr. Jeff Amrose, Board Actuary from GRS Consulting discussing the Actuarial Valuation report with Trustees. The entire report may be viewed on the: Sunrise Police Pension Disclosures Page.
May 11, 2017: Mr. Jeff Amrose, Board Actuary from GRS Consulting discussing the affects of the 415 limitations with Trustees Berman and Bettencourt. Further details on the Sunrise Police Pension Announcements Page.
May 11, 2017: Mr. Brendon Vavrica, CFP®, Investment Consultant from AndCo Consulting presenting the March 31, 2017 investment report to the Board of Trustees. The entire report may be viewed on-line on the: The Sunrise Police Pension Investments Page.
February 9, 2017: Rich McCloskey, CFA from New Amsterdam Partners presented an update of the small cap equity portfolio. The December 31, 2016 quarter ended the year with a 12.31% return in comparison to the Russell 2500 Index Return of 6.12%. From inception of December 2014, the portfolio return beat the index by 326 basis points.
February 9, 2017: Brendon Vavrica, CFP, began his presentation by introducing the Board to the new firm name. The Bogdahn Group re-branded to AndCo Consulting in 2017. Brendon pointed out, "On the cover of your standard quarterly report (pictured), Sunrise's plan name comes before theirs. That is not by accident. Everything from the services we provide to how we are structured as an organization is designed to ensure that you, our client, comes first."

In brief, the portfolio is valued at $122,271,148 and the quarterly return for the plan was 2.44%, which ranks in the TOP 4% of the investment universe. The Public Plans - Total Fund Median Return was 0.73% for the quarter. On the one, three and five measurement periods, our plan ranked in the TOP 6, TOP 28th and the TOP 23rd respectively. Remember the entire investment report may be viewed Here.
February 9, 2017: Trustee Roger Torres was recognized for his service to the Plan, during today's Board Meeting. Thank you Roger!
November 10, 2016: Chairman Michael West presents the former Trustee Louis Berman with a token of appreciation for his many years of dedicated service to the Plan. Job well done Lou!
November 10, 2016: Ms. Kate Morgenier, Relationship Manager, Vice President & Mr. Nick Field, Client Portfolio Manager, Vice President presenting the September 30, 2016 portfolio report for J.P. Morgan International Unconstrained Fund. Top-quintile performance was reported over one year, three-year periods and top decile since inception. Keep up the great work!
August 11, 2016: The Board of Trustees heard from a host of service providers. Steve Loncar, Director - Client Portfolio Manager Ceredex Value Advisors LLC.
August 11, 2016: The Board of Trustees heard from a host of service providers. Brendon Vavrica of The Bogdahn Group and William Bettencourt, Board Secretary engage actively about the market outlook.
August 11, 2016: The Board of Trustees heard from a host of service providers. Kevin Quinn, Vice President, Marketing Mutual America Capital Management presents the Mid-Cap returns.
August 11, 2016: Chairman Michael West reflects upon the 120 million dollar milestone the Plan has reached in assets!
August 11, 2016: The Board of Trustees heard from a host of service providers. Janna Hamilton announces that Garcia Hamilton is awarded! Congratulations on a job well done!!!
February 11, 2016: the Board of Trustees was introduced to Mr. Michael Welker (pictured Left). Mike is the President/CEO of The Bogdahn Group. The Bogdahn Group is an independent, registered investment consulting firm who our current Monitor, Thistle Asset Consulting (pictured: Mr. Brendon Vavrica & Mr. John McCann), recently merged with. The Monitor assists the Board of Trustees with Investment Policy Development, Strategic Asset Allocation, Manager/Strategy Evaluation, Generate Monthly and Quarterly Investment Reports, Quarterly Economic Summary, Board/Investment Committee Education, Investment Manager Searches, Custodian Evaluation, Investment Manager, Due Diligence, Assist with Asset/Liability Studies and Attribution and Style Analysis.
August 6, 2015: Clay Cochran and Ryan Donohue of JP Morgan. After careful consideration and deliberation the Board of Trustees has selected J.P. Morgan.
August 6, 2015: Mike Shantz and Donald Sanya of RBC Global Asset Management.
August 6, 2015: Bill Adams and Carl O'Connell of the Boston Company.
August 6, 2015: International Equity Search Presentations. Pictured here: Mr. John Parsons of Harding Loevner.
June 4th, 2015: Trustees, Jeff & Trisha Amrose, Board Actuaries and Ron Cohen, Board Attorney discussing AFC, Payroll deductions for Buybacks and Real Estate investing with Richard Salamon, City Manager - City of Sunrise.

John McCann, Investment Monitor reported our Plan would have earned an additional 1.7M, if we were permitted to invested in Real Estate over a two year period ending September 30, 2014.
February 5th, 2014: Board Attorney, Richelle Levy debated the calculation of the AFC with the Board of Trustees. The Board will meet on April 2, 2015 to draft an administrative procedure.
February 5th, 2014: The representatives from Davidson, Jamieson & Cristini, PL. presented the 09-30-2014 independent audit results to the Board of Trustees. For transparency this report is posted to the announcement page along with the Memorandum on Review of Internal Control Structure.
February 5th, 2014: Steve Loncar presents the Ceredex Value Advisors Investment Report.
February 5th, 2014: Curt Rohrman and Janna Hamilton of Garcia Hamilton & Associates appear before the Board to review September 30, 2014 investment review. The GHA Equity return was ranked in the Top 1% for the reporting period. Congrats to GHA and keep up the great work!!!
October 2, 2014: Board of Trustees unanimously selected New Amsterdam Partners as their new SMID manager.
October 2, 2014: Board of Trustees interview SMID Cap Investment Firms. Pictured here: Earnest Partners, Atlanta.
August 7, 2014: Brendon Vavrica and John McCann of Thistle Asset Consulting provides quarterly investment report to the Board of Trustees.
August 7, 2014: Board of Trustees honor Former Chairman Robert J. Dorn.