Chicago Municipal Pension Looks for CIO


The Chicago Municipal Employees’ Employees’ Annuity & Benefit Fund is looking for a new chief investment officer to replace Michael Walsh, who left the fund in October for a high-level position at another pension fund.

The desired experience and education requirements for the position, according to the job posting:

*Advanced degree in a business, related major or the CFA designation or commitment to completing the designation are preferred

*Leadership experience in a similar institution, organization or government agency;

experience in a public pension system is desirable

*Good understanding of institutional investment management

*Management of staff experience

*Ability to analyze and evaluate investment managers; solid understanding of and experience with the due diligence process

*Experience working with a Retirement Board, investment consultants, auditors, and actuaries

*Basic technology skills and knowledge

*Experience in management of institutional assets is preferred

*Fundamental accounting skills

*Knowledge of the Illinois Pension Code

The full job posting can be found here.

Application are due on Feb. 25 by 4:30 p.m. central time.


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