Scott C. Evans is the deputy comptroller for asset management and chief investment officer for the Office of the New York City Comptroller, which serves as investment advisor to the New York City Retirement Systems.
With more than $165 billion in assets, it is the fourth-largest public pension fund in the United States. providing retirement benefits to over 700,000 members, retirees and their beneficiaries. In addition to his investment role with New York City, Evans serves as trustee and member of the investment committee for the William T. Grant Foundation.
Prior to his appointment, Evans most recently served as executive vice president of TIAA-CREF and president of its asset management subsidiaries. Past external investment roles include serving on the investment committees of the Dutch pension fund ABP, Tufts University Endowment, Rockefeller Family Fund (chair) and Barnard College (co-chair). Other past external roles include serving as trustee of the IFRS Foundation, which sets accounting standards for more than 100 countries, member of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Advisory Committee on Improvement to Financial Reporting, trustee of Barnard College and Dean's Advisory Council at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
Evans holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts. He earned an MM from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a BA in economics from Tufts University.