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Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
1 Toronto St. Suite 1400
HOOPP is one of the country's leading pension plans and we are proud of our over 50 year history as the pension provider of choice for the healthcare sector. We offer a professional environment that has been designed to bring out the best in our employees
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The Great Pension Debate | HOOPP
Before a packed crowd of experts featuring executives from financial institutions, pension plans, the provincial government, and noted pension bloggers Bill Tufts and Leo Kolivakis, HOOPP President & CEO Jim Keohane and David Herle of the Gandalf Group argued for the affirmative, while MoneySense editor Jon Chevreau and noted actuary Malcolm Hamilton argued for the negative.
said moving away from defined benefit pension plans in the workplace over the past 30 years is "a very troubling trend.
said switching workers to defined contribution plans is "not about cost savings, it is about the transfer of risk...
When those with inadequate pensions and savings start hitting retirement age, it is likely to create a crisis in the social welfare system.
Defined benefit plans should be expanded, not eliminated, he
Jim Keohane to help design ...
Jim Keohane to help design made-in-Ontario pension solution
Our President and CEO has been asked by the Ontario government to serve on the Technical Advisory Group on Retirement Security
that will work on the development of a new Ontario pension solution, designed to strengthen retirement income security for people across the province.
Alongside former Prime Minister Paul Martin, the Technical Advisory Group on Retirement Security is made up of six leading pensions experts from the public, private and non-profit sectors: pension industry executive Bill Morneau, noted pension expert Keith Ambachtsheer, former CEO of CPPIB David Denison, CARP VP Susan Eng, General Counsel of OTPP Melissa Kennedy and HOOPP's CEO Jim Keohane.
DB Advocacy | What people are saying about Defined Benefit Pensions
Bill Hatanaka, President & CEO, OPSEU Pension Trust; Jim Keohane, President & CEO, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan; Jim Leech, former President & CEO, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan; and Michael Norbrega, President & CEO, Ontario Municipal Employees' Retirement System.
Symposium: We Are All Invested
Jim Keohane, President & CEO of HOOPP, spoke on the effectiveness and efficiency of the defined benefit model when it comes to delivering retirement security.
A White Paper, based on the findings presented at We're All Invested, was released on March 18, 2014.
See the White Paper, Retirement Income Crisis: Inevitable or Avoidable, Jim Keohane's
remarks from the event and the accompanying media release.
» Jim Keohane's
remarks from We're All Invested event
The goal of the awards, said ...
The goal of the awards, said HOOPP's President & CEO Jim Keohane, is to recognize the outstanding efforts and achievements of HOOPP's property managers and tenants with regard to sustainability.
noted that real estate is "an important asset class" for the pension plan.
HOOPP, he said, is a large real estate investor, with over $8 billion in assets and more than 180 properties in Canada and around the world.
Making the buildings energy-efficient, he
added, is of critical importance.
"We are ensuring that the buildings we own are healthy buildings," he
MP Robert Sopuck praised HOOPP
for its focus on environmental issues.
"It is through efforts like yours that businesses are taking up those tools and technologies and Canada is becoming a leader in creating and implementing advanced energy solutions," he
As a long-term investor, HOOPP's
real estate group has established a sustainability program designed around industry best practices to enhance property values and manage portfolio risks by investing in and developing healthy, resource efficient, and high-quality buildings.
This is ideal for a pension plan serving 286,000 active and retired healthcare workers.
said real estate investing is an important way that HOOPP pays pensions - real estate produces regular monthly income, which aligns perfectly with HOOPP's
need to provide pension benefits for its more than 286,000 active and retired members.