A news release said Leggett comes to the New Hampshire fund from the Kentucky Retirement System where he was chief investment officer. The board of the New Hampshire fund also made two other appointments, according to the announcement:
- Merelise O’Connor, who served as interim executive director and director of member services, has been named as the system’s deputy executive director.
- J.P. Singh, NHRS director of finance has been promoted to chief financial officer.
The board manages approximately $4.5 billion in assets for New Hampshire governmental employees, firefighters, police officers and teachers. The system participants include more than 51,000 active contributing members and 18,000 retirees.