Investing Performance

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 2018, OMERS achieved a net investment return of 2.3%, compared to a net return of 11.5% in 2017, and our 2018 benchmark of 7.3%.

The OMERS advantage

the OMERS advantage

Net assets

OMERS 2018 net assets grew $2 billion -- to $97 billion in 2018.

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, 2018 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 year 20 year
Net return 2.3% 8.0% 8.1% 8.0% 6.6%
Further detail on our 2018 investment performance