Edward J. Grzybowski is retiring as chief investment officer of TIAA-CREF, effective in March 2012, confirmed spokeswoman Abby Cohen.
The firm is searching for a successor, according to a news release. Mr. Grzybowski has been CIO of the firm since 2006.
TIAA-CREF also announced three appointments in its asset management division. David Brown, senior managing director and head of global public markets for TIAA-CREF Asset Management, was named portfolio manager of the TIAA General Account, an insurance general account, a new position. Lisa Black, managing director, global public markets and head of public fixed-income portfolio management, will replace Mr. Brown in his previous role.
Also, Carol Deckbar, senior vice president of investment products, was named COO of TIAA-CREF Asset Management, a new position.