Chief Investment Officer

Company:Department of the State Treasurer, State of North Carolina

Department of the State Treasurer, State of North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina

The Chief Investment Officer will perform as the senior investment executive and will be responsible for assisting the Treasurer in prudently managing the $88 billion dollar State Pension Fund.

The Investment Management Division is responsible for managing the assets of the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System, the Consolidated Judicial Retirement System, the Firemen’s and Rescue Workers’ Pension Fund, the Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System, the Legislative Retirement System, and the North Carolina National Guard Pension Fund. The CIO will also provide oversight to the North Carolina Innovation Fund, a $232 million partnership established to invest in companies with significant operations in, or a nexus to North Carolina.

The CIO will provide leadership to the Investment Management Division in strategic planning, effective execution of and compliance with investment and other policies, laws and regulations, and management of division operations. He/she will work actively with the State Treasurer, keeping her well advised on division activities, and will establish and maintain effective communication and constructive relationships with investment advisors, consultants and agency managers. The CIO will collaborate in the development and recommendation of investment policy; assist in the recommendation and management of external investment advisors; have responsibility for the day-to-day administration of the State’s investment program; and lead the development of key fund performance indicators.

The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of recent, fulltime experience in investment management, as well as a significant general management background. He/she must have extensive investment/markets expertise. Ideal experiences would be founded in managing a diversity of asset classes, as well as all aspects of the investment process for retirement or comparable systems.

To apply, interested candidates must submit a formal resume to:

Michael Kennedy
Senior Client Partner
1201 West Peachtree Street, NW
Suite 2500 Atlanta, Georgia 30309