SF Has New PE Head, Sets PE Pace For 2010

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

After searching the nation for a person to oversee its alternative and real estate asset classes, the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System ended up choosing someone right in its own back yard. A big priority for Donald Holcher: committing a total of $225 million to $325 million to private equity in 2010. Holcher, a 27-year […]

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CPP Investment Board Shuffles The Deck

By Staff Report — 8 years ago

In early January, president and CEO of the $123.8 billion Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, David Denison, announced a raft of promotions to be effective on April 1, 2010, the start of the limited partner’s new fiscal year. Mark Wiseman, head of private investments since 2005, will become executive vice-president, investments, reporting to Denison. Each […]

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NY looks to abandon sole fiduciary

By Staff Report — 9 years ago

Bill is the latest push by Cuomo and other New York officials to crack down on the corruption scandal The New York State Common Retirement Fund, which is at the center of an alleged kickback scandal, should be run by a board instead of being overseen solely by the state comptroller, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo […]

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CalPERS names CEO, nears CIO pick

By Staff Report — 9 years ago

Stausboll tapped as CEO; is Grady due to become CIO? The California Public Employees’ Retirement System last week named Anne Stausboll as its new chief executive officer, effective Jan. 12. Stausboll will become the first female CEO to lead CalPERS in its 77-year history. She will replace Ken Marzion, who had been serving as interim […]

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CalPERS loses CIO

By Staff Report — 10 years ago

Russell Read, the chief investment officer for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), has resigned to pursue his long-standing interest in environmental and cleantech investing. George Diehr, investment committee chair for CalPERS, said: “We wish Russell well in the next chapter of his professional career. He has great enthusiasm for environmental and clean technology […]

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AlpInvest strengthens Big Apple team by two

By Staff Report — 11 years ago

Fund-of-funds and secondaries firm AlpInvest Partners has recruited Chris Perriello and Michael Hacker to its New York office. They will both take up positions in the secondary investments team. Perriello joined as a principal. Previously, he was a principal on the primary fund investment team of Paul Capital Partners, and prior to that he worked […]

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LP Profile: Eric Hirsch of hamilton lane

By Staff Report — 13 years ago

Holding a 7 a.m. interview at the height of the dog days of August, Erik Hirsch of Hamilton Lane epitomizes the work ethic required of the chief investment officer of a global investment firm. Eleven-hour workdays are standard, and he’s not complaining. “I’m usually here now, and get out around 6,” he demurs. Hirsch, 32, […]

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London Calling: CalPERS CIO Goes To U.K.

By Staff Report — 13 years ago

One of the constants of public life is the allure of the private sector. Even at the top of the public pension world, the call to move on remains. And so it is in California. The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Chief Investment Officer Mark Anson announced last week that he was leaving the […]

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CalPERS Private Equity Chief Quits

By Staff Report — 14 years ago

Rick Hayes, an advocate for public limited partners, on Tuesday tendered his resignation as head of private equity investments for CalPERS to become a managing partner at Oak Hill Capital Management. Hayes could not be reached for comment Thursday, but a spokesman for CalPERS, the nation’s largest pension fund, confirmed that Hayes had resigned as senior […]

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CalPERS Names Interim CEO

By Staff Report — 16 years ago

Robert Walton will head the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) as its interim chief executive until the pension fund names a permanent CEO in October. Walton will take the reins from James Burton, who is leaving after seven years as chief executive of the Sacramento-based public pension fund to head up the Wold Gold […]

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CalPERS’ Szente Throws In Towel

By Staff Report — 17 years ago

California Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (CalPERS) Chief Investment Officer Daniel Szente announced last week that he would be stepping down from that post effective November 30. Szente’s decision comes on the heels of a legal battle launched last year by California Controller Kathleen Connell, who wants to cut back compensation for CalPERS’ investment portfolio managers. […]

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L.P. Florida Pension Adds Managers

By Staff Report — 18 years ago

After a long hiatus from private equity, the Florida State Board of Administration is taking steps toward getting its investment strategy underway this month by appointing Jim Treanor as portfolio manager and Mike Ireland as assistant portfolio manager. Prior to joining the pension vehicle, Treanor served as regional director of airport affairs at Northwest Airlines […]

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L.P. CalSTRS CIO Resigns Post –

By Staff Report — 18 years ago

Patrick Mitchell, chief investment officer at the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), last month announced that he is resigning his post effective July 15 to seek other opportunities in investing. “A big imbalance between supply and demand as far as entities like CalSTRS looking for private equity” is one motivation Mitchell found to move […]

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