New York State Teachers Retirement System, Albany, is searching for a manager of quantitative strategies and risk management, confirmed spokesman John Cardillo.
The position is an indirect replacement for manager of equity investments, which is being vacated by Daniel Barzowskas, who is retiring this year, according to Mr. Cardillo.
The person hired will oversee a team responsible for managing quantitative equity portfolios for the $75 billion plan. Specific responsibilities include leading and supervising quantitative projects, quantitative research and analysis, portfolio monitoring and performance analysis, and financial modeling and back testing for the purpose of improving existing strategies and developing and testing new alpha generating models.
No hire date has been set. Interested candidates can apply by sending their resume to: NYSTRS, Attn: Beth Bonacquist, manager of human resources, 10 Corporate Woods Drive, Albany, NY 12211-2395.