Research Partners and Sponsors

In 2006, SLGE was founded by ICMA-RC to respond to the challenges facing state and local governments as they sought to attract and develop the best workforce for the 21st century. As an independent, non-profit research organization, SLGE gratefully acknowledges the continued support from ICMA-RC to undertake a range of important retirement research projects.

In aiming to achieve its mission, SLGE has also collaborated with other research partners and sponsors, including:

  • AARP
  • AFSCME
  • Alliance for Innovation/Local Government Research Collaborative
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Arthur N. Caple Foundation
  • Association of State Territorial Health Officials
  • Center for Public Safety Management
  • Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
  • Center for Sharing Public Health Services
  • City of Decatur, Georgia
  • City of Troy, Michigan
  • FINRA
  • Gabriel Roeder Smith & Company
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Governing Magazine
  • Ibbotson/Morningstar Investment Management
  • IBM Center for the Business of Government
  • Institute for Building Technology and Safety
  • International Code Council
  • International City/County Management Association
  • IML Worldwide
  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources
  • Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Kronos, Inc.
  • Laura and John Arnold Foundation
  • Mesirow Financial Investment Management
  • Michigan State University, Institute for Public Policy and Social Research
  • National Association of County and City Health Officials
  • National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators
  • National Association of State Personnel Executives
  • National Association of State Retirement Administrators
  • National Conference of State Legislatures
  • National Governors Association
  • National League of Cities
  • National Public Pension Coalition
  • North Carolina State University, School of Public & International Affairs and Poole College of Management
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Segal Group
  • SmartWorksPlus
  • Smith Richardson Foundation
  • South Dakota Retirement System
  • Spy Pond Partners, LLC
  • The Ohio State University, John Glenn School of Public Affairs
  • TIAA-CREF Institute
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • University of Connecticut, Department of Public Policy
  • University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
  • University of Illinois, School of Public Health
  • University of Tennessee, Institute for Public Service
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Wells Fargo
  • World Pensions Council