Private Equity Jobs of the Week: NYS, Blackstone and Cantor Fitzgerald are hiring

This week’s jobs include a deputy CIO at New York State Common Retirement Fund and VPs at Macquarie, Cantor Fitzgerald and Blackstone.

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

The New York State Common Retirement Fund is seeking a deputy chief investment officer. The deputy CIO will generate fund-wide investment returns; supervise the team of PICM investment staff with assistance from the asset class heads; and monitor and evaluate performance, establish workflows and set priorities across the asset classes. Also, he or she will deliver presentations to the comptroller, the investment advisory committee and other governing bodies on overall investment performance and other investment-related matters; and act, under delegated authority, as the acting CIO in the absence of the CIO. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree ideally in business, economics or a similar quantitative field; an advanced degree such as an MBA, CFA or JD is preferred. Also, applicants should have preferably at least fifteen years of buyside or institutional investor experience. The position will be based in New York City or Albany.

Macquarie Holdings (USA) is searching for a vice president. The hire will be responsible for directing, managing and coordinating all aspects of principal investment process from Macquarie’s balance sheet with a focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, conventional power and infrastructure spaces in U.S. and international markets. Candidates should an MBA or a master’s degree in a related field (economics or finance) plus five years of experience in the job offered or five years of investment banking experience with a focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, conventional power and infrastructure spaces in U.S. and international markets. The position is in New York City.

Cantor Fitzgerald is on the hunt for an investment banking vice president. The hire will develop and manage client manage relationships; execute advanced financial modeling; perform client due diligence; take an active role in developing, structuring and executing transactions; and perform valuation analysis. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of experience as an investment banking analyst or prior experience as an investment banking associate; or have an MBA or equivalent graduate degree in a financial discipline. The position is in New York City.

Blackstone is looking to hire a private equity co-investment vice president for its Strategic Partners unit. The hire will develop and manage relationships with financial sponsors, company management teams and other intermediaries to generate increased deal flow; and negotiate and structure investment transactions effectively within tight time constraints. Also, he or she will prepare internal memoranda and other materials to support investment recommendations and to communicate with internal constituents. Candidates should have five to eight years of experience with at least two to three years of private equity investing experience. The position is in New York City.