Chief Investment Officer, Orange County Employees Retirement System - Santa Ana, CA
OCERS provides retirement, death, disability, and cost-of living benefits to employees of the County of Orange and certain County special districts and agencies. OCERS is governed by a nine-member Board of Retirement that is responsible for managing a $13.1 billion dollar fund.
OCERS seeks to fill the position of Chief Investment Officer (CIO). As the System's strategic
investment leader, the CIO is responsible for directing the management of OCERS' investment portfolio within the goals established by the Board and will have leadership responsibilities that generally accompany the position of the Senior Investment Officer.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree AND Master's Degree in Economics, Finance, Business, or related field are
required AND fifteen years of relevant generalist investment experience in a leadership position
with a complex investment organization and positive track record of performance as compared to
appropriate benchmarks. Proven experience in developing and implementing the overall
investment strategy and vision. Public pension fund experience is desirable, however applicants
with relevant investment experience in a leadership position with complex investment organizations
will be considered. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification highly desirable.