CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER, SAN DIEGO COUNTY EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (SDCERA) - San Diego, California
The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association (SDCERA) seeks a Chief Investment Officer. SDCERA has provided retirement and associated benefits to eligible employees of the County and other participating employers for more than 75 years. Its current assets are $10B, and as of June 30, 2014 SDCERA’s funded ratio is 81%.
ResponsibilitiesThe Chief Investment Officer (CIO) is responsible for the management of the SDCERA funds according to policy established by the Board of Retirement. The CIO reports to the Chief Executive Officer, and will hire and supervise appropriate investment staff to assist in management of the SDCERA portfolio.
SDCERA is in the process of moving from a structure where its investment portfolio has been managed by an external Portfolio Strategist, subject to authority and approval of the Board of Retirement, to management by an internal CIO. This provides an opportunity for the CIO to be a primary participant in shaping the future structure of the investment program and division.
Education and Experience
The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of investment management experience in a complex investment organization of at least $3-5B with broad asset class exposure; experience in a public pension plan or the public sector is desirable. An undergraduate degree in finance, business or economics is required; an advanced degree, plus CFA and/or CAIA certification is preferred.
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