Robert Shaw was named senior investment officer for equities at the $15.8 billion San Francisco City & County Retirement System, confirmed David Kushner, deputy director of investments.
Mr. Shaw replaces William Coaker, who left the pension fund late last year to become senior managing director of public investments at the $47.3 billion University of California, Oakland. Mr. Shaw reports to Mr. Kushner.
He was an investment consultant in Callan Associates global manager research group, responsible for covering domestic equity managers, said Nancy Malinowski, spokeswoman at Callan. The firm will look internally and externally for a replacement, she said.