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CalSTRS key personnel

As of December 31, 2022

Board members

While the governor of the State of California does not make investment decisions on behalf of CalSTRS, CalSTRS regulations governing investment relationships and campaign contributions found at Title 5, California Code of Regulations, Sections 24010-24013, extend to the Governor and candidates for the office of Governor. The regulations also extend to candidates for the Board as well as the Controller, Treasurer, Superintendent of Public Education and candidates for those offices. Delegates to the ex-officio members may be subject to change.

NamePosition
Harry M. KeileyBoard Chair
Sharon HendricksBoard Vice Chair
Denise BradfordBoard Member
Karen YamamotoBoard Member
William PrezantBoard Member
Ken TangBoard Member
Jennifer UrdanBoard Member
Michael GunningBoard Member
Malia CohenEx-Officio, State Controller
Lynn PaquinDelegate
Joe StephenshawEx-Officio, Director of Finance
Gayle MillerDelegate
Erika LiDelegate
Richard GillihanDelegate
Kari KrogsengDelegate
Michele PerraultDelegate
Thomas ToddDelegate
Lisa MierczynskiDelegate
Amy JarvisDelegate
Chris FergusonDelegate
Ryan MillerDelegate
Teresa CalvertDelegate
Adam DorseyDelegate
Matt AlmyDelegate
Sally LukenbillDelegate
Jennifer WhitakerDelegate
Fiona MaEx-Officio, State Treasurer
Patrick HenningDelegate
Frank RuffinoDelegate
Kathryn AspreyDelegate
Tony ThurmondEx-Officio, Supt. Of Public Instruction
Blake JohnsonDelegate

General & investment staff

This list includes staff who may be involved with investment decisions. It is not an exhaustive list of every CalSTRS staff member.

CalSTRS staffPosition
Cassandra LichnockChief Executive Officer
Christopher AilmanChief Investment Officer
Scott ChanDeputy Chief Investment Officer
April WilcoxDirector of Investment Services
Kirsty JenkinsonDirector of Sustainable Investment & Stewardship Strategies
Geraldine JimenezDirector of Investment Strategy and Risk
Glenn HosokawaDirector of Fixed Income
June KimDirector Global Equity
Margot WirthDirector of Private Equity
Mike DiReDirector of Real Estate
Paul ShanticDirector of Inflation Sensitive
Steven TongDirector of Risk Mitigating Strategies
Kelly CrissHead of Investment Operations
Shifat HasanHead of Investment Performance & Compliance
Michael WestonCareer Executive Assignment
Aeisha MastagniPortfolio Manager
Aizaz AliPortfolio Manager
Albert YongPortfolio Manager
Benjamin WangPortfolio Manager
Brian RicePortfolio Manager
Bruce DeutschPortfolio Manager
Carrie LoPortfolio Manager
Cathy DiSalvoPortfolio Manager
Charles FitzpatrickPortfolio Manager
Dan DepnerPortfolio Manager
Daniel ClarkPortfolio Manager
Daniel LauPortfolio Manager
David GoldPortfolio Manager
David MurphyPortfolio Manager
Debra NgPortfolio Manager
Don PalmieriPortfolio Manager
Geetha AraniPortfolio Manager
Georgia PappasPortfolio Manager
Glen BlacetPortfolio Manager
Hank ThomasPortfolio Manager
Ian McCartyPortfolio Manager
Jason CrawfordPortfolio Manager
Jeffrey JaroPortfolio Manager
Josh DiedeschPortfolio Manager
Julie DoneganPortfolio Manager
Michael McGowanPortfolio Manager
Michael WarmerdamPortfolio Manager
Mitch PleisPortfolio Manager
Ray VennerPortfolio Manager
Robert RossPortfolio Manager
Rosemary LucchesiniPortfolio Manager
Sally StocksPortfolio Manager
Seth HallPortfolio Manager
Tom BakerPortfolio Manager
Wilson YeePortfolio Manager
Anthony KennedyPortfolio Manager
Anthony SchmitzPortfolio Manager
Christopher PrestonPortfolio Manager
Danny FullerPortfolio Manager
Dante MalviniPortfolio Manager
Darin YiPortfolio Manager
Delfina PalomoPortfolio Manager
Dianna DeanPortfolio Manager
Edgar RamirezPortfolio Manager
Geetika MisraPortfolio Manager
Greg ArendtPortfolio Manager
Harmony KingstonPortfolio Manager
Henry HaPortfolio Manager
Haytham ShariefPortfolio Manager
Jackie LiuPortfolio Manager
Jennifer EnosPortfolio Manager
John-Charles GishPortfolio Manager
Joshua UngarPortfolio Manager
Justin WilesPortfolio Manager
Kari Salazar-MaynardPortfolio Manager
Katherine RodotaPortfolio Manager
Kimberly McDonnellPortfolio Manager
Matthew LisonbeePortfolio Manager
Matthew SchroederPortfolio Manager
Melissa Da RoncoPortfolio Manager
Mike DuniganPortfolio Manager
Nadiath AdechoubouPortfolio Manager
Nick AbelPortfolio Manager
Pedro Ferrer deMoraisPortfolio Manager
Sarah MailePortfolio Manager
Sean EhrlichPortfolio Manager
Sharon JouPortfolio Manager
Shawn WebsterPortfolio Manager
Simranjit DhillonPortfolio Manager
Vanessa MorrisPortfolio Manager
Wayne YimPortfolio Manager
Adriana GutierrezInvestment Officer
Aidan HunterInvestment Officer
Alex GlaeserInvestment Officer
Alicia OsbornInvestment Officer
Allison PriorInvestment Officer
Andrey GolubInvestment Officer
Angela TranInvestment Officer
Ankur PrabhakarInvestment Officer
April UyematsuInvestment Officer
Arthur MaInvestment Officer
Carlos MacielInvestment Officer
Christopher EllisInvestment Officer
Christopher MooreInvestment Officer
Christopher SinghInvestment Officer
Cristine ChanInvestment Officer
Daniel ThaiInvestment Officer
David MunozInvestment Officer
Debora GreenInvestment Officer
Denny YoungInvestment Officer
Diego SanchezInvestment Officer
Douglas ChenInvestment Officer
Edward ChrisenInvestment Officer
Eli BradaricInvestment Officer
Emilio NavarreteInvestment Officer
Erica HogansInvestment Officer
Gabriel DeMesaInvestment Officer
Gina TavarezInvestment Officer
Guldip DhillonInvestment Officer
Harshini PereraInvestment Officer
Helena PosnerInvestment Officer
Hiep TranInvestment Officer
Huy NgoInvestment Officer
IBK AinaInvestment Officer
Ilena DrakeInvestment Officer
Jacqueline MwitiInvestment Officer
Jake O’HaganInvestment Officer
James HagertyInvestment Officer
Jean Paule BlardonyInvestment Officer
Jessie KongInvestment Officer
Jimmy GarciaInvestment Officer
Joakim MahlbergInvestment Officer
Joanne TaylorInvestment Officer
Julie SongInvestment Officer
Justin BosleyInvestment Officer
Karen TuasonInvestment Officer
Katie LeeInvestment Officer
Kate WallenInvestment Officer
Khoi NguyenInvestment Officer
Kimmie NicolasInvestment Officer
Krishneel KrishnaInvestment Officer
Kristian AltierInvestment Officer
LaShae BadelitaInvestment Officer
Lilit ArakelyanInvestment Officer
Lucy YangInvestment Officer
Madison DorisInvestment Officer
Mami WongInvestment Officer
Marcella TedlaInvestment Officer
Marina KongInvestment Officer
Mark MelvaniInvestment Officer
Matt SahaInvestment Officer
Matt ToepelInvestment Officer
Matthew SchottInvestment Officer
Mauricio SmithInvestment Officer
Melanie GuzmanInvestment Officer
Michael CarlsonInvestment Officer
Michael WilsonInvestment Officer
Michel PaniaguaInvestment Officer
Miguel UribeInvestment Officer
Misty WatsonInvestment Officer
Mike YagerInvestment Officer
Mohammad QuaderInvestment Officer
Monica RobinsonInvestment Officer
Mylene WuInvestment Officer
Nicholas ClydeInvestment Officer
Nicholas KoehlerInvestment Officer
Nicholas SweetInvestment Officer
Nicole YamamotoInvestment Officer
Nile GarritsonInvestment Officer
Orintheo SwaniganInvestment Officer
Rajveer DhanoaInvestment Officer
Ralph SmithInvestment Officer
Ramona MarzionInvestment Officer
Rehka VaitlaInvestment Officer
Richard MorganInvestment Officer
Robert CoreyInvestment Officer
Ron LeuInvestment Officer
Ryan BrownInvestment Officer
Ryan PhillipsInvestment Officer
Samantha PhanInvestment Officer
Samantha PollickInvestment Officer
Sanjay SinghInvestment Officer
Saphira TranInvestment Officer
Scott HuckellInvestment Officer
Selina MuasyaInvestment Officer
Shivi KrishnaInvestment Officer
Solomiya WilliamsInvestment Officer
Sonia SanchezInvestment Officer
Stacey ReichenbergInvestment Officer
Stefanie MezaInvestment Officer
Taylor HenryInvestment Officer
Taylor TsaoInvestment Officer
Thomas TatumInvestment Officer
Thomas WillardsenInvestment Officer
Tiffany LauInvestment Officer
Tiffany VispettoInvestment Officer
Timothy SmithInvestment Officer
Tyler RicoInvestment Officer
Wayne ChungInvestment Officer
Zang ThaoInvestment Officer