North Carolina Pension System Taps SigRist As CIO

Pension System: North Carolina Retirement Systems

Assets Managed: $77 Billion (Sept. 30, 2012)

PE Assets Managed: $3.6 Billion (Sept. 30, 2012)

PE Allocation (Target): 4.6% (6.5%) (Sept. 30, 2012)

Chief Investment Officer: Kevin SigRist

The North Carolina State Treasury, which runs the state’s $77 billion in pension assets, named Kevin SigRist to be its new chief investment officer, according to Julia Vail, a spokeswoman for the treasury. SigRist, who plans to start on Jan. 14, will oversee 22 investment professionals.  

SigRist comes to North Carolina from the Florida State Board of Administration, which manages $158 billion in that state’s pension and emergency funds as of Oct. 31, 2012.  At Florida, SigRist was the deputy to Ash Williams, the system’s executive ...

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