New York State Teachers Retirement System Emerging Manager Conference
February 12, 2015 –
NYSTRS will host its fifth annual MWBE Investments and Professional Services Conference on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at System offices, located at 10 Corporate Woods Drive in Albany.
The conference theme of Expanding Access, Increasing Opportunities will again introduce potential asset managers and brokers, as well as professional and financial service providers, to the Retirement System. Attendees will leave with a greater understanding of the System’s portfolio and investment needs, as well as a knowledge of the abilities and qualifications NYSTRS expects of its business partners.
The conference will be a full-day program with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. The conference will commence with a welcome and overview of the Retirement System by NYSTRS Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer Thomas K. Lee.
The afternoon workshops will consist of breakout sessions by asset class – public equities (asset managers and brokers), private equity, real estate, fixed income and professional services (legal, real estate and financial). Similar to past conferences, the workshops will allow attendees to meet with NYSTRS managing directors and staff for a full two hours. Please refer to the Conference Agenda andWorkshop Overview pages for additional information.
Space is limited. NYSTRS encourages you to register as soon as possible. Online registration will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 05, 2015 and will close at 4 p.m. on Monday, February 02, 2015, or when the conference registration has reached full capacity. Should you have any questions about the event, please email us at MWBE@nystrs.org.
NYSTRS is the second-largest public retirement system in the state and one of the 10 largest public systems in the nation. The System administers a defined-benefit plan that provides retirement, disability and death benefits to eligible New York State public school teachers and administrators. As of June 30, 2014, System net assets totaled $108.2 billion.
New York State Common Retirement Fund Emerging Manager Conference
February 13, 2015 –
The Conference offers investment managers an opportunity to meet with staff from the New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF) and program partners to learn:
Make hotel reservations online at www.hiltonalbany.com or call 1-866-691-1183. Use code2State for the reduced conference room rate.
January 12, 2015 is the deadline to reserve rooms at the preferred rate within the group block. The hotel will release unreserved rooms after that date.