Cassandra Lichnock is the chief operating officer (COO) of CalSTRS, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. Ms. Lichnock oversees the Benefits and Services, Plan Design and Communication, Technology Services, BusinessRenew and Administrative Services branches, as well as the Audit Services and Enterprise Strategy Management Divisions and is responsible for the system’s strategic initiatives, programs and internal operations.
Brian Bartow is the general counsel of CalSTRS, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. He is the primary legal adviser to the Teachers’ Retirement Board and heads the fund’s Legal Services team, as well as its Office of Ethics and Compliance, Office of Information Security and Community Property Division.
Mr. Ailman is the chief investment officer of CalSTRS, the world’s largest educator-only pension fund, where he oversees an investment portfolio valued at approximately $185.5 billion as of January 31, 2015.
Peggy Plett is the deputy chief executive officer for CalSTRS Benefits and Services, with responsibility for Client Outreach & Guidance, Customer Service, Disability & Survivor Benefits, Member Account Services and Service Retirement.
Lisa Blatnick is the chief of administrative services at CalSTRS, the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. Ms. Blatnick is responsible for the activities in the Facilities Management and Procurement, and Human Resources divisions.
Debra M. Smith is CalSTRS’ first Chief Operating Investment Officer (COIO). Ms. Smith was appointed to the position in November 2014. The position will report directly to the Teachers’ Retirement Board, Investment Committee, two times a year.
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