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Public Investor 100 – 2016


Brief Summary


This year we attempted to focus our rankings a bit more on individuals who had experience in private markets, specifically real estate and infrastructure. Why? According to SWFI research, real estate and infrastructure as asset classes have steadily grown over the past decade at the expense of fixed income and public equity allocations. Having knowledge in real estate is a serious undertaking that has grown in prominence in institutional portfolios.

This ranking will appear in our October issue of the Sovereign Wealth Quarterly.

Here it is – 2016 Rankings


1 Alain Carrier Senior Managing Director & Head of International, Head of Europe CPP Investment Board Canada
2 Ted Eliopoulos Chief Investment Officer California Public Employees’ Retirement System United States
3 Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori Governor Central Bank of the UAE United Arab Emirates
4 Amy Chen Chief Investment Officer Smithsonian Institution United States
5 David F. Swensen Chief Investment Officer Yale Investment Office United States
6 Wendy Norris Head of Infrastructure and Timberland Future Fund Australia
7 David J. Holmgren Chief Investment Officer Hartford HealthCare United States
8 Matt Whineray Chief Investment Officer New Zealand Superannuation Fund New Zealand
9 Robert Tessier Chairman Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Canada
10 Thomas Richard Arnold Head Americas Real Estate Abu Dhabi Investment Authority United Arab Emirates
11 Agustín Carstens Governor Bank of Mexico Mexico
12 Mark Mansley Chief Investment Officer Environment Agency Pension Fund United Kingdom
13 Allen Breed Senior Real Estate Officer MIT Investment Management Company United States
14 Hisham Hamdan Executive Director, Investments and Head of Khazanah Research & Investment Strategy Khazanah Nasional Berhad Malaysia
15 Stephen Moseley Director of Private Equities and Special Opportunities Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation United States
16 Steve Moise State Investment Officer New Mexico State Investment Council United States
17 Goh Kok Huat Chief Operating Officer, President, Real Estate GIC Private Limited Singapore
18 Yannis Stournaras Governor Bank of Greece Greece
19 George Finnie Investment Manager Strathclyde Pension Fund United Kingdom
20 Guthrie Stewart Senior Vice President, Global Head of Private Investments PSP Investments Canada
21 Mark Carney Governor The Bank of England United Kingdom
22 Süleyman Savaş Erdem President and CEO Oyak Turkey
23 Marius Møller Senior Vice President, Real Estate PensionDanmark Denmark
24 Robert Mah Executive Vice President, Private Investments Alberta Investment Management Corporation Canada
25 Richard Chau Managing Director Tulane University Endowment United States
26 Ross Israel Head of Global Infrastructure QIC Australia
27 Karl Polen Chief Investment Officer Arizona State Retirement System United States
28 Jack Edmondson Deputy Chief Investment Officer Oxford University Endowment Management Limited United Kingdom
29 Jean-Christophe Van Tilborgh Chief Investment Officer Retraites Populaires Switzerland
30 Luiz Claudio Cardoso Chief Investment Officer Nucleos Instituto de Seguridade Social Brazil
31 Andrew Sawyer Chief Investment Officer Maine Public Employees’ Retirement System United States
32 Brian Ryu Head of Global Alternatives National Pension Service, Korea South Korea
33 Wesley Machida Trustee Hawaii ERS United States
34 Everette E. Frazer Investment Manager BVI Social Security Board British Virgin Islands
35 Flordeliz A. Elizaga Deputy Director Provident Fund of the Central Bank of the Philippines The Philippines
36 Tom Ruggels Senior Investment Officer, Private Equity Washington State Investment Board United States
37 Leyland Otter Chief Investment Officer Merseyside Pension Fund United Kingdom
38 Carrie J. Thome Director of Investments Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation United States
39 Lachlan Baird Chief Executive Officer Prime Super Australia
40 Bernd Wegener Head of Real Estate Versicherungskammer Bayern (VKB) Group Germany
41 Leon de Paul Chief Risk Officer Afore Banamex Mexico
42 Anders Lundgren Head of Manager Selection National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) United Kingdom
43 Javier Bonza Chief Risk Officer Fondo Latinoamericano de Reservas Colombia
44 Michael Trotsky Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board United States
45 Greet Grauls Finance Manager Pensioenfonds Metaal OFP Belgium
46 Sean Crawford Chief Investment Officer New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority United States
47 Frank Roeters van Lennep Chief Investment Officer, Private Markets PGGM Netherlands
48 Kimberly Walker Chief Investment Officer Washington University Investment Management Company United States
49 Veerathai ​Santiprabhob​ Governor Bank of Thailand Thailand
50 Jody B. Olson Chairman Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho United States
51 Kathleen Jacobs Chief Investment Officer New York University United States
52 Pedro Pardo Investment Manager Royal County of Berkshire Pension Fund United Kingdom
53 David Russell Co-Head Responsible Investment Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) Ltd. United Kingdom
54 Farouki A. Majeed Chief Investment Officer School Employees’ Retirement System of Ohio United States
55 Stephen Poloz Governor Bank of Canada Canada
56 Sam Masoudi Chief Investment Officer Wyoming Retirement System United States
57 Stephen Spook ‎Senior Investment Officer, Real Estate State Board of Administration of Florida United States
58 Mauricio Guzmán Chief Investment Officer Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Colombia
59 Tim Barrett Chief Investment Officer Texas Tech University United States
60 John McClelland Principal Investment Officer, Real Estate Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association United States
61 Troy Rieck Executive Officer Investment Strategy Equip Super Australia
62 Ana Lorrabaquio Head of Investments Afore Principal Mexico
63 Satish Rai Chief Investment Officer, Public Markets Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System Canada
64 Damian Hill Chief Executive Officer Retail Employees Superannuation (REST) Australia
65 Scott Simon Chief Investment Officer Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado United States
66 Matthew Eyton-Jones Chief Executive Officer Pension Fund CERN Switzerland
67 Jason Malinowski Chief Investment Officer Seattle City Employees Retirement System United States
68 Porter Wilson Executive Director Employees Retirement System of Texas United States
69 Arne Vagn Olsen Chief Investment Officer Stapi Pension Fund Iceland
70 Michael DiRé Director of Real Estate Investments California State Teachers’ Retirement System United States
71 Clarissa Hunnewell Chief Investment Officer Boston University Endowment United States
72 Yasir Mallick Director, Manager Selection & Portfolio Construction University of Toronto Asset Management Canada
73 Kent Robbins Head of Property and Private Markets UniSuper Australia
74 Israfil Mammadov Chief Investment Officer State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
75 Anthony Breault Senior Real Estate Investment Officer Office of the Oregon State Treasurer United States
76 Holland Timmins Chief Investment Officer and Executive Administrator Texas Permanent School Fund United States
77 James Maloney Trustee Chicago Policemen’s Annuity & Benefit Fund United States
78 Todd Corbin Chief Investment Officer The New York Public Library United States
79 Greg Turk Director of Investments Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois United States
80 Andrew Waring Chief Executive Merchant Navy Officers Pension Fund United Kingdom
81 Jim Bethea Chief Investment Officer University of Iowa Foundation United States
82 Mohamad Hafiz Bin Kassim Senior General Manager, Private Markets Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia Malaysia
83 Freyr Hermannsson Head of Reserve Management The Central Bank of Iceland Iceland
84 Lincoln Webb Senior Vice President, Infrastructure & Renewable Resources British Columbia Investment Management Corporation Canada
85 Waymond Harris Director Investments Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan United States
86 Jonathan Lavy Director of Investments American Red Cross United States
87 Gary Mills Director Costain Pension Scheme United Kingdom
88 Chad Myhre Senior Investment Officer Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System United States
89 Steven Dyer Real Estate Portfolio Manager Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association United States
90 Trish Donohue Executive Manager, Investment Management Cbus Superannuation Fund Australia
91 David Haas Director of Private Equity South Carolina Retirement System Investment Commission United States
92 John Gandolfo Chief Investment Officer The World Bank Pension Fund United States
93 John Pomeroy II Chief Investment Officer and Chief Risk Officer Pennsylvania State University, Office of Investment Management United States
94 Ramón Nieto Chief Investment Officer Geroa Pentsioak Spain
95 Andrew Fisher Managing Director of Public Markets Emory Investment Management United States
96 Misti Preziosi Assistant State Treasurer, Chief Investment Officer Mississippi Office of State Treasurer United States
97 David Barcus Manager of Investments Denison University United States
98 Larry Krummen Chief Investment Officer Missouri Department of Transportation and Highway Patrol Employees’ Retirement System United States
99 Dan Bunnell Investment Director Northwestern Memorial Hospital United States
100 Paolo Stefan Director Solidarietà Veneto Italy

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