We are focused on our strategy of building a diversified portfolio of high-quality investments, which target net average annual investment returns in the range of 7-11%.

In 2017, OMERS achieved a net investment return of 11.5%, compared to a net return of 10.3% in 2016, and our 2017 benchmark of 7.3%.

The OMERS advantage

the OMERS advantage

Net assets

OMERS 2017 net assets grew $10 billion -- to $95 billion in 2017, with all major asset classes performing well.


Investment return history

While we measure our investment performance annually, we emphasize long-term performance, as pensions are paid over decades. Consistent long-term performance is important.

Investment return history
For the period ending December 31, 2017 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 year 20 year
Net return 11.5% 9.5% 8.9% 5.9% 7.1%
Further detail on our 2017 investment performance