GOVERNANCE

New York State Common looking for corporate governance officer

New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, is searching for a corporate governance officer, according to information posted on the website of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the sole trustee of the $186 billion pension fund.

Job requirements include analyzing the pension fund's environmental, social and governance initiatives, assisting in preparation of the pension fund's strategy for assessing proxy policies, and assisting in monitoring external managers “to ensure compliance with ESG and sustainability best practices,” according to the job posting.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to recruit@osc.state.ny.us by May 21.

This is an existing job, but Matthew Sweeney, a spokesman for the Mr. DiNapoli, declined to provide details on who is being replaced.