Chief Executive Officer
PERA, located in Denver, is searching for a Chief Executive Officer to lead their $60 billion public pension fund. This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary and innovative executive to lead one of the most highly regarded public plan sponsors in the country.
Appointed by the Board, the CEO is responsible and accountable for PERA’s financial performance, operational effectiveness, and the member experience. The CEO has responsibility for an administrative budget of $105 million and leads a team of 315.
A significant portion of the CEO’s responsibilities are outward facing to proactively engage with members, employers, elected officials, the business community, and other stakeholders to further strengthen PERA’s reputation and brand.
The Board desires a CEO with external relations experience, a respected level of investment knowledge and understanding of the basic tenets of institutional asset management, and experience overseeing administrative and operational functions.
Some of the minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, and ten years of relevant experience, including at least seven in a senior leadership role.
Base salary will be commensurate with qualifications and market factors and anticipated to fall within a range of $325,000 to $475,000. Total compensation includes a base salary, annual incentive opportunity, and PERA’s comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance, if necessary, will be negotiated on an individual basis.
PERA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.