Investment Reports and Policies

 

Investment Disclosure
The following investment information for Sul Ross State University is presented for the purpose of compliance with the State Auditor's Office reporting requirements (required in Rider 5, page III-231 of the General Appropriations Act – 77th Legislature) and the investment requirements outlined in the Public Funds Investment Act presented in Chapter 2256 of the Texas Government Code. The information presented here is informational only and should not be relied upon to provide direction for individuals' or other institution's investment needs.
For inquiries regarding the institution's investments, contact:
Cesario Valenzuela, M.B.A., C.P.A.
Vice President for Finance & Operations
Investment Officer
P.O. Box C-118
Alpine, Texas 79832
cesariov@sulross.edu
Phone: (432) 837-8076
Fax: (432) 837-8095
 
SRSU Investment Policies
Depository Funds Policies
Quarterly Investment Reports
FY 14
FY 13
FY 12
FY 11
FY 10
FY 09
*     Quarter One and LBB Report, September 1, 2008-November 30, 2008
*     Quarter Two and LBB Report, Deember 1, 2008-February 28, 2009
*     Quarter Three and LBB Report, March 1, 2009-May 31, 2009
*     Quarter Four and LBB Report, June 1, 2009-August 31, 2009
FY 08
*     Quarter One and LBB Report, September 1, 2007-November 30, 2007
*     Quarter Two and LBB Report, December 1, 2007-February 29, 2008
*     Quarter Three and LBB Report, March 1, 2008-May 31, 2008
*     Quarter Four and LBB Report, June 1, 2008-August 31, 2008
FY 07
*     Quarter One and LBB Report, September 1, 2006-November 30, 2006
*     Quarter Two and LBB Report, December 1, 2006-February 28, 2007
*     Quarter Three and LBB Report, March 1, 2007-May 31, 2007
*     Quarter Four and LBB Report, June 1, 2007-August 31, 2007
FY 06
*     Quarter One and LBB Report, September 1, 2005-November 30, 2005
*     Quarter Two and LBB Report, December 1, 2006-February 28, 2006
*     Quarter Three and LBB Report, March 1, 2006-May 31, 2006
*     Quarter Four and LBB Report, June 1, 2006-August 31, 2006
FY05
*     Quarter One and LBB Report, September 1, 2004-November 30, 2004
*     Quarter Two and LBB Report, December 1, 2004-February 28, 2005
*     Quarter Three and LBB Report, March 1, 2005-May 31, 2005
*     Quarter Four and LBB Report, June 1, 2005-August 31, 2005
FY04
*     Quarter One and LBB Report, September 1, 2003-November 30, 2003
*     Quarter Two and LBB Report, December 1, 2003-February 29, 2004
*     Quarter Three and LBB Report, March 1, 2004-May 31, 2004
*     Quarter Four and LBB Report, June 1, 2004-August 31, 2004
Annual Investment Reports

*  FY13   Investment Report, LBB Report and Comparative Summary

*  FY12   Investment Report, LBB Report and Comparative Summary 

*   FY11   Investment Report, LBB Report and Comparative Summary

Investment Disclosure Requirements
Investment Advisors
 
All Investment Advisors must be approved by the TSUS prior to conducting business with Sul Ross State University. For information on becoming an Approved Investment Advisor, call the TSUS Vice Chancellor for Finance at (512) 463-1808 or access the web site at www.tsus.edu. All Investment Advisors must obtain approval prior to the investment of university funds. Sul Ross State University currently employs an investment advisor and outside investment managers for the University Endowmwent.  The managers have authority to make investment decisions within their asset class, and according to TSIUS Investment policy guidelines, without obtaining prior approval.   Names of the advisor and manager firms are as follows:
 
Investment Consultant:
 
Asset Strategy Consultants
Fran Coopersmith
400 S. Australian Ave, Suite 750
West Palm Beach, FL  33401
561-253-7500
 
Investment Managers:
 
PENN Capital Management Company, Inc.          Quantum Capital Management               Tortoise Capital Advisors
Navy Yard Corporate Center                               311 California Street, Suite 510              11550 Ash Street, Suite 300
Three Crescent Drive, Suite 400                         San Francisco, CA  94104                       Leawood, KS  66211
Philadelphia, PA  19112
 
Foundations
 
For information on either of these support organizations, please contact Cesario Valenzuela, Vice President for Finance and Operations at 432-837-8076 or cesariov@sulross.edu
*     Sul Ross State University Friends of the Center for Big Bend Studies: The purpose of the organization is to support the mission and the programs of the Center for Big Bend Studies. The Center for Big Bend Studies fosters interdisciplinary scholarship of the diverse prehistoric, historic and modern cultures of the borderlands region of the United States and Mexico, with emphasis on the area encompassed by Trans-Pecos Texas and north-central Mexico. The center is committed to the recovery, protection and sharing of this region's rich cultural legacy through dynamic programs involving research, education, public outreach and publication. Assets of the Foundation at 8/31/2013 totaled $ 119,294. President of the Board is Mr. Travis Roberts Jr. and can be reached at 432-837-8179 or by mail at C-71, Alpine, Texas, 79832. 
*     Sul Ross State University Support Organization: The purpose of the organization is to support the mission and the programs of Sul Ross State University. Assets of the Foundation at 8/31/2013 totaled $1,064,560.  President of the Board is Mr. Dave Rogers and can be reached at 432-837-8000 or by mail at Box C-100, Alpine, Texas, 79832.
Soft Dollar Arrangements
 
The university does not use soft dollar, directed brokerage or directed commission, comission recapture, or similar arrangements.