Pittsfield (Mass.) Contributory Retirement System is searching for a domestic small-cap growth equity manager to run $3.9 million, according to a posting on the Massachusetts Public Pension Forum's website at www.mppf.org. The system will consider both commingled and separate account proposals, according to the posting. Karen Lancto, executive director, confirmed the search but referred questions to Kevin Leonard, the Segal Advisors consultant who is assisting the plan. Mr. Leonard did not return a call by press time.
Ms. Lancto said she is not aware of any performance issues with the roughly $82 million plan's incumbent small-cap managers, MassMutual and NWQ Investment Management, but she could not provide details about their portfolios.
The RFP is available by e-mailing [email protected] Proposals are due Oct. 26. Further details were not available.