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Haley Parker filed this request with the Richmond Retirement System of Richmond, VA .
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From: Haley Parker

Dear Sir / Madam,

I am writing to ask for your help with a request under the Virginia State Open Records Law, Va Code sec §2.2-3700 - §2.2-3714.

Would it be possible for you to send me a copy of any records that would show some or all of the following information:

1. A list of ALL types of alternative asset investments, including private equity, venture capital, distressed debt, mezzanine, fund of funds, infrastructure, natural resources, real estate and private debt partnerships in which Richmond Retirement System is an investor; and
2. For each partnership, may I please have a copy of any alternative assets investment records that would show some or all of the following information:

a. Richmond Retirement System's total commitment to the partnership,
b. the total contributions made by Richmond Retirement System to the partnership to date,
c. the total distributions received by Richmond Retirement System from the partnership to date,
d. the estimated current value of Richmond Retirement System's holding in the partnership, and
e. any available estimates of the Net and Gross IRR earned by Richmond Retirement System to date on its investment in the partnership.

3. In addition to this could you please provide me with an up to date account of your current asset allocations in the above asset classes including any direct investments you may have.

Thank you very much for your attention to this request. In the event that Richmond Retirement System has no such investments, a simple note to this effect will suffice. I understand that I may be charged for the cost of the copies requested, and agree to pay these charges.

Thank you again for your attention to this request.

Yours faithfully,

From: Richmond Retirement System

Thank you for contacting the City of Richmond Finance Department. It is our pleasure to serve you. We have received your email and a team member should respond within 3-4 business days.

Below please see FAQs (frequent asked questions) that may assist with your request today.

1. Q: When are personal property taxes due?
A: June 5th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

2. Q: When are real estate taxes due?
A: January 14th and June 14th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

3. Q: What are the current real estate and personal property tax rates?
A: Real Estate - $1.20 per $100 assessed
Personal Property - $3.70 per $100 assessed

4. Q: How can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?
A: In-person (see locations below), online<https://www.invoicecloud.com/portal/(S(f2otvcxlfq4dexdkccamuv0q))/2/Site.aspx?G=cbb84756-bbfd-4191-944d-a0f1738b4c11>, or by phone by calling 1-866-890-5269.
City Hall – 900 E. Broad Street, Room 102
Southside Initiative Building – 4100 Hull Street
East District Initiative – 701 North 25th Street

5. Q: How can I pay my ALM (Admission, Meals, and Lodging) taxes?
A: In-person (see locations above) and online<https://ricalm.virginiainteractive.org/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2F> at Richmondgov.com (drop-down menu (Finance).

6. Q:What is the new meals tax rate effective July 1, 2018?

A: 7.50% (new rate) and (old rate) prior to July 1, 2018 (6.00%)

7. Q: I am late paying my taxes will the City of Richmond waive my penalty and interest?
A: NO

8. Q: Do I need a license to operate my business in the City of Richmond?
A: YES

Additional FAQs<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/FAQ.aspx> and dates to remember<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/Dates.aspx> can be found on the City of Richmond website.

Please call (804) 646-7000 if you need additional assistance.

From: Richmond Retirement System

Thank you for contacting the City of Richmond Finance Department. It is our pleasure to serve you. We have received your email and a team member should respond within 3-4 business days.

Below please see FAQs (frequent asked questions) that may assist with your request today.

1. Q: When are personal property taxes due?
A: June 5th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

2. Q: When are real estate taxes due?
A: January 14th and June 14th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

3. Q: What are the current real estate and personal property tax rates?
A: Real Estate - $1.20 per $100 assessed
Personal Property - $3.70 per $100 assessed

4. Q: How can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?
A: In-person (see locations below), online<https://www.invoicecloud.com/portal/(S(f2otvcxlfq4dexdkccamuv0q))/2/Site.aspx?G=cbb84756-bbfd-4191-944d-a0f1738b4c11>, or by phone by calling 1-866-890-5269.
City Hall – 900 E. Broad Street, Room 102
Southside Initiative Building – 4100 Hull Street
East District Initiative – 701 North 25th Street

5. Q: How can I pay my ALM (Admission, Meals, and Lodging) taxes?
A: In-person (see locations above) and online<https://ricalm.virginiainteractive.org/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2F> at Richmondgov.com (drop-down menu (Finance).

6. Q:What is the new meals tax rate effective July 1, 2018?

A: 7.50% (new rate) and (old rate) prior to July 1, 2018 (6.00%)

7. Q: I am late paying my taxes will the City of Richmond waive my penalty and interest?
A: NO

8. Q: Do I need a license to operate my business in the City of Richmond?
A: YES

Additional FAQs<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/FAQ.aspx> and dates to remember<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/Dates.aspx> can be found on the City of Richmond website.

Please call (804) 646-7000 if you need additional assistance.

From: Richmond Retirement System

Thank you for contacting the City of Richmond Finance Department. It is our pleasure to serve you. We have received your email and a team member should respond within 3-4 business days.

Below please see FAQs (frequent asked questions) that may assist with your request today.

1. Q: When are personal property taxes due?
A: June 5th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

2. Q: When are real estate taxes due?
A: January 14th and June 14th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

3. Q: What are the current real estate and personal property tax rates?
A: Real Estate - $1.20 per $100 assessed
Personal Property - $3.70 per $100 assessed

4. Q: How can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?
A: In-person (see locations below), online<https://www.invoicecloud.com/portal/(S(f2otvcxlfq4dexdkccamuv0q))/2/Site.aspx?G=cbb84756-bbfd-4191-944d-a0f1738b4c11>, or by phone by calling 1-866-890-5269.
City Hall – 900 E. Broad Street, Room 102
Southside Initiative Building – 4100 Hull Street
East District Initiative – 701 North 25th Street

5. Q: How can I pay my ALM (Admission, Meals, and Lodging) taxes?
A: In-person (see locations above) and online<https://ricalm.virginiainteractive.org/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2F> at Richmondgov.com (drop-down menu (Finance).

6. Q:What is the new meals tax rate effective July 1, 2018?

A: 7.50% (new rate) and (old rate) prior to July 1, 2018 (6.00%)

7. Q: I am late paying my taxes will the City of Richmond waive my penalty and interest?
A: NO

8. Q: Do I need a license to operate my business in the City of Richmond?
A: YES

Additional FAQs<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/FAQ.aspx> and dates to remember<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/Dates.aspx> can be found on the City of Richmond website.

Please call (804) 646-7000 if you need additional assistance.

From: Richmond Retirement System

Thank you for contacting the City of Richmond Finance Department. It is our pleasure to serve you. We have received your email and a team member should respond within 3-4 business days.

Below please see FAQs (frequent asked questions) that may assist with your request today.

1. Q: When are personal property taxes due?
A: June 5th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

2. Q: When are real estate taxes due?
A: January 14th and June 14th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

3. Q: What are the current real estate and personal property tax rates?
A: Real Estate - $1.20 per $100 assessed
Personal Property - $3.70 per $100 assessed

4. Q: How can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?
A: In-person (see locations below), online<https://www.invoicecloud.com/portal/(S(f2otvcxlfq4dexdkccamuv0q))/2/Site.aspx?G=cbb84756-bbfd-4191-944d-a0f1738b4c11>, or by phone by calling 1-866-890-5269.
City Hall – 900 E. Broad Street, Room 102
Southside Initiative Building – 4100 Hull Street
East District Initiative – 701 North 25th Street

5. Q: How can I pay my ALM (Admission, Meals, and Lodging) taxes?
A: In-person (see locations above) and online<https://ricalm.virginiainteractive.org/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2F> at Richmondgov.com (drop-down menu (Finance).

6. Q:What is the new meals tax rate effective July 1, 2018?

A: 7.50% (new rate) and (old rate) prior to July 1, 2018 (6.00%)

7. Q: I am late paying my taxes will the City of Richmond waive my penalty and interest?
A: NO

8. Q: Do I need a license to operate my business in the City of Richmond?
A: YES

Additional FAQs<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/FAQ.aspx> and dates to remember<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/Dates.aspx> can be found on the City of Richmond website.

Please call (804) 646-7000 if you need additional assistance.

From: Richmond Retirement System

Thank you for contacting the City of Richmond Finance Department. It is our pleasure to serve you. We have received your email and a team member should respond within 3-4 business days.

Below please see FAQs (frequent asked questions) that may assist with your request today.

1. Q: When are personal property taxes due?
A: June 5th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

2. Q: When are real estate taxes due?
A: January 14th and June 14th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

3. Q: What are the current real estate and personal property tax rates?
A: Real Estate - $1.20 per $100 assessed
Personal Property - $3.70 per $100 assessed

4. Q: How can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?
A: In-person (see locations below), online<https://www.invoicecloud.com/portal/(S(f2otvcxlfq4dexdkccamuv0q))/2/Site.aspx?G=cbb84756-bbfd-4191-944d-a0f1738b4c11>, or by phone by calling 1-866-890-5269.
City Hall – 900 E. Broad Street, Room 102
Southside Initiative Building – 4100 Hull Street
East District Initiative – 701 North 25th Street

5. Q: How can I pay my ALM (Admission, Meals, and Lodging) taxes?
A: In-person (see locations above) and online<https://ricalm.virginiainteractive.org/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2F> at Richmondgov.com (drop-down menu (Finance).

6. Q:What is the new meals tax rate effective July 1, 2018?

A: 7.50% (new rate) and (old rate) prior to July 1, 2018 (6.00%)

7. Q: I am late paying my taxes will the City of Richmond waive my penalty and interest?
A: NO

8. Q: Do I need a license to operate my business in the City of Richmond?
A: YES

Additional FAQs<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/FAQ.aspx> and dates to remember<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/Dates.aspx> can be found on the City of Richmond website.

Please call (804) 646-7000 if you need additional assistance.

From: Richmond Retirement System

Thank you for contacting the City of Richmond Finance Department. It is our pleasure to serve you. We have received your email and a team member should respond within 3-4 business days.

Below please see FAQs (frequent asked questions) that may assist with your request today.

1. Q: When are personal property taxes due?
A: June 5th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

2. Q: When are real estate taxes due?
A: January 14th and June 14th each year, unless this date falls on a weekend or a holiday in which case the taxes will be due on the next business day.

3. Q: What are the current real estate and personal property tax rates?
A: Real Estate - $1.20 per $100 assessed
Personal Property - $3.70 per $100 assessed

4. Q: How can I pay my real estate and personal property taxes?
A: In-person (see locations below), online<https://www.invoicecloud.com/portal/(S(f2otvcxlfq4dexdkccamuv0q))/2/Site.aspx?G=cbb84756-bbfd-4191-944d-a0f1738b4c11>, or by phone by calling 1-866-890-5269.
City Hall – 900 E. Broad Street, Room 102
Southside Initiative Building – 4100 Hull Street
East District Initiative – 701 North 25th Street

5. Q: How can I pay my ALM (Admission, Meals, and Lodging) taxes?
A: In-person (see locations above) and online<https://ricalm.virginiainteractive.org/Account/LogOn?ReturnUrl=%2F> at Richmondgov.com (drop-down menu (Finance).

6. Q:What is the new meals tax rate effective July 1, 2018?

A: 7.50% (new rate) and (old rate) prior to July 1, 2018 (6.00%)

7. Q: I am late paying my taxes will the City of Richmond waive my penalty and interest?
A: NO

8. Q: Do I need a license to operate my business in the City of Richmond?
A: YES

Additional FAQs<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/FAQ.aspx> and dates to remember<http://www.richmondgov.com/Finance/Dates.aspx> can be found on the City of Richmond website.

Please call (804) 646-7000 if you need additional assistance.

From: Haley Parker

Dear Sir / Madam,

I am writing to ask for your help with a request under the Virginia State Open Records Law, Va Code sec §2.2-3700 - §2.2-3714.

Would it be possible for you to send me a copy of any records that would show some or all of the following information:

1. A list of ALL types of alternative asset investments, including private equity, venture capital, distressed debt, mezzanine, fund of funds, infrastructure, natural resources, real estate and private debt partnerships in which Richmond Retirement System is an investor; and
2. For each partnership, may I please have a copy of any alternative assets investment records that would show some or all of the following information:

a. Richmond Retirement System's total commitment to the partnership,
b. the total contributions made by Richmond Retirement System to the partnership to date,
c. the total distributions received by Richmond Retirement System from the partnership to date,
d. the estimated current value of Richmond Retirement System's holding in the partnership, and
e. any available estimates of the Net and Gross IRR earned by Richmond Retirement System to date on its investment in the partnership.

3. In addition to this could you please provide me with an up to date account of your current asset allocations in the above asset classes including any direct investments you may have.

Thank you very much for your attention to this request. In the event that Richmond Retirement System has no such investments, a simple note to this effect will suffice. I understand that I may be charged for the cost of the copies requested, and agree to pay these charges.

Thank you again for your attention to this request.

Yours faithfully,

From: Richmond Retirement System

Good Morning,

Thank you for writing to the Richmond Retirement System (RRS). It is our understanding that Virginia Code § 2.2 – 3700 et seq. applies to citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media.

If your legal address is within the Commonwealth of Virginia, please provide documentation of your residency, and we will proceed in processing this VFOIA request. If you represent the media, please provide documentation that you circulate publications in VA.

If you have any questions, I can be reached by emailing kia.johnson@richmondgov.com<mailto:kia.johnson@richmondgov.com> or calling 804-646-6588.

Thank you,

Kia J. Johnson, EMBA
Benefits Manager
Richmond Retirement System
730 E. Broad Street
Suite 900
Richmond, VA 23219
804-646-6588 Direct Line
804-646-5299 Fax

From: Muckrock Staff

Dear Kia,

Please find proof of residency attached to this email. Thank you for your assistance.

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From: Richmond Retirement System

Good Afternoon,

Attached are the answers to your FOIA request. This cost for this response is $77.26. Please mail your payment to the Richmond Retirement System, 730 E. Broad Street, Suite 900, Richmond, VA 23219

The data is as of June 30, 2019, as this was when the data was readily available. Regarding the response, items 1 & 3 are combined at the top of the page. For item 2, letter c, total distributions were not readily available.

Thank you,

Kia J. Johnson, MBA
Benefits Manager
Richmond Retirement System
730 E. Broad Street
Suite 900
Richmond, VA 23219
804-646-6588 Direct Line
804-646-5299 Fax

From: Haley Parker

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $77.26 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Richmond Retirement System

Good Morning,

I do not have any record of the 9/13/19 request. Please submit to this email today and we will work on it.

Thank you,

Kia J. Johnson
Interim Deputy Director/ Benefits Manager
Richmond Retirement System
730 E. Broad Street
Suite 900
Richmond, VA 23219
804-646-6588 Direct Line
804-229-7478 work cell
804-646-5299 Fax

From: Richmond Retirement System

Will you me submitting this to the retirement email today?

Kia J. Johnson
Interim Deputy Director/ Benefits Manager
Richmond Retirement System
730 E. Broad Street
Suite 900
Richmond, VA 23219
804-646-6588 Direct Line
804-229-7478 work cell
804-646-5299 Fax

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