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Advisory Board Member - Lawrence Schloss

Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, President and CEO, The Rock Greek Group
Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, President and CEO, The Rock Greek Group

Lawrence Schloss has been the New York City deputy comptroller for asset management and chief investment officer for the $120-billion New York City Retirement System since January 2010.

He is also a trustee of The Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York,The New York City Employees’ Retirement System, New York City Police Department Pension Fund and New York City Fire Pension Fund.

Prior to that, Schloss was chairman, chief executive officer and co-founder of Diamond Castle Holdings, which raised a $1.85 billion, middle-market private equity fund; and global head of CSFB Private Equity, which had $32 billion of alternative assets under management.

He spent 22 years at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where his posts included chairman of DLJ Merchant Banking.

Schloss is a member of the board of trustees of Tulane University.

Delivering Alpha 2012 Advisory Board

  • Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss, President and CEO, The Rock Greek Group

    After a long and successful career on Wall Street, Schloss now works for New York City, where he is deputy comptroller for asset management and chief investment officer for the New York City Retirement System.

  • Ashbel Williams, Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Florida State Board of Administration (SBA)

    Williams, executive director and CIO of the Florida State Board of Administration, has spent much of his career in state government, but he's also worked in the hedge fund business in New York.   

  • Jennifer Vaccaro, Director of Institutional Sales, Investec Asset Management

    Vaccaro is director of institutional sales at Investec Asset Management, overseeing new business development in the North America institutional market. She has held senior sales positions at several other firms.

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  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara is interviewed by Jim Cramer at the "Delivering Alpha" conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor on July 18, 2012 in New York City. This is an unedited video of the complete event.

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