Private Equity Investment Officer
The CalSTRS Investments Branch is seeking a motivated individual to work as an Investment Officer in the Private Equity Unit.
The Investments Branch manages the investment portfolio for the nation’s second largest public pension fund; providing retirement, disability and survivor benefits to California’s more than 949,000 K-12 teachers, plus community college educators and their families. This branch is responsible for managing all investment activities to ensure performance objectives are met. The branch consists of the following units: Corporate Governance, Fixed Income, Global Equity, Inflation Sensitive, Risk Mitigating Strategies, Innovative Strategies and Risk, Investment Operations, Private Equity, Real Estate, and Administration.
Established in 1988, CalSTRS Private Equity program invests globally in partnerships, separate accounts, general partner interests, secondary interests and co-investments. Investments include buyouts, equity expansion, debt-related and venture capital. External advisors support the program by providing investment selection advice, research and gate-keeping services.
Private Equity is a fast-paced, team oriented environment with opportunities for training and advancement. While partnering with some of the best advisors and consultants, you will contribute to the success of one of the largest Private Equity programs in the world. Team members will collaborate with CalSTRS Investment Office leaders and be challenged with projects ranging from evaluation of funds, co-investment and secondary transactions. Come join the Private Equity team as we work toward our goal of enhancing equity returns and ultimately ensuring retirement benefits for California’s educators!
In 2018, the CalSTRS Investment Branch was named in Pensions & Investments magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Money Management” list for the fourth time since 2013.
Under the direction of the Associate Portfolio Manager, the Investment Officer I assists with the management of a portion of CalSTRS’ multi-billion dollar private equity investment portfolio and provides analytical and operational support for the Private Equity Program and the Private Equity team.
An Investment Officer I who possesses a professional certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) may receive a 5% monthly base pay differential.