Deputy Chief Investment Officer
The State of Connecticut Treasurer's Office, Pension Fund Management Division (PFM Division), managing over $46 billion in assets, is searching for a Deputy Chief Investment Officer (Deputy CIO).
The Chief Investment Officer (CIO) leads the PFM Division and leads a team of 25, including the Deputy CIO and Principal Investment Officers responsible for Global Equity, Global Fixed Income, Private Equity/Private Credit, Real Assets, Short-Term Investments, Liquidity, Risk Management, Operations and Portfolio Analytics, and Corporate Governance and Sustainable Investment.
Deputy CIO Responsibilities
The Deputy CIO reports to the CIO and provides support in the oversight and administration of PFM’s investment program and supervises investment staff as assigned by the CIO. While the Deputy CIO has broad responsibilities across portfolio management, investment operations, administration, and risk management, a key area of focus is risk management, including leading current efforts to integrate ESG considerations into the investment process.
The Deputy CIO is a thought partner and trusted colleague of the CIO. The individual must align and support the Treasurer’s investment philosophy and policy objectives, including initiatives on diversity, inclusion, and ESG.
The Deputy CIO must be a leader of the highest integrity. A confident yet modest leader is desired who is effective building consensus and negotiating compromise.