Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Company:California State Teachers’ Retirement System

Our client, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), a $200 billion retirement system, is seeking a Deputy Chief Investment Officer (DCIO). Under the direction of the Chief Investment Officer, this position serves as chief executive over the Asset Class Investment Directors and has responsibility for management of the investment asset classes. The DCIO provides management for the internal and external investment portfolio, executes investment committee policies and the investment management plan, and advises the CIO on a variety of sophisticated investment portfolio management strategies. The DCIO acts on behalf of the CIO in his/her absence.

An advanced degree and CFA designation are strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have outstanding investment acumen, strong leadership skills, and excellent experience managing a staff of investment professionals.

CalSTRS’ Investment Branch was recently named as one of the best places to work in money management by Pensions & Investments magazine for the second year in a row (and the third time overall). It is the first public pension fund ever to receive this distinction. CalSTRS also was honored as winner of the Innovation in Industry Award for public pension plans over $15B in 2011 by aiCIO magazine.

The desired and likely base salary range is $272,000 - $320,000 with incentive compensation of up to 80% based on performance.

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