Chief Investment Officer, Office of Retirement Services

Department/Agency of position: 
City of San Jose
Location of position: 
San Jose, CA
$220,000 to $295,000 DOQ
Date Posted: 
Monday, October 16, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Job Description: 

The Office of Retirement Services became a separate City of San José department in 2000, and provides participants with retirement, death, disability, and cost-of-living benefits. In November 2014 after Measure G passed, the Boards of Trustees were given direct authority to hire and appoint the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Investment Officer. There are approximately 10,600 active, retired and survivor participants that are served by the City of San José Office of Retirement Services.

The Chief Investment Officer receives direction from the Chief Executive Officer of Retirement Services and the Board of Trustees. The CIO is responsible for recommending investment policies and strategies to the Boards of Trustees for the Federated City Employees’ Retirement System and the Police and Fire Department Retirement Plan.

Requires a bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or a related field and 7 years of increasingly responsible experience as a senior member of investment management developing and implementing investment strategies including identifying, evaluating, and negotiating and monitoring institutional investment portfolios for a multi-asset class pension plan, endowment or financial institution. Experience in managing hedge funds and private equity is highly desirable.

Please apply at Candidate review will begin on Monday, November 20, 2017. Contact Sherrill Uyeda ( or Cindy Krebs ( at (562) 901-0769.