October 27, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Chicago City Treasurer Miriam Santos abruptly resigned from her office today, just two weeks before her scheduled retrial on charges of mail fraud and attempted extortion in threatening to cut off city business from a brokerage firm.
Deals and People
October 10, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Today Christopher J. Ailman will take the helm as Chief Investment Officer of the $116 billion California State Teachers Retirement System. As he does, PLANSPONSOR.com begins a four-part series sharing Ailman's thoughts as he transitions to run one of the nation's largest pension funds.
September 19, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer at the Washington State Investment Board, has been named chief investment officer of the nation's third largest pension fund - the $116-billion California State Teachers' Retirement System portfolio - effective October 10.
August 22, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Orie L. Dudley, Jr. has been named chief investment officer for Northern Trust Global Investments.
August 21, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - A series of promotions and new hires could be putting a new "spin" on provider sales pitches to institutional buyers in the future, as Delaware, Nationwide and GE Asset Management all announced key sales-related moves today.
August 9, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Janus Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research Jim Craig, 44, will leave the firm at the end of September to manage money for a new charitable foundation established by him and his wife.
August 3, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - FleetBoston Financial has named Keith Banks as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed Fleet Asset Management, which combines Fleet Investment Advisors, Columbia Management Company, Large Institutional Sales, Galaxy Funds and Retirement Plan Services.
July 27, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Guy Patton has been named president of Fidelity's tax-exempt unit, succeeding Ellyn McColgan who was recently promoted to president of Fidelity Investments' institutional retirement group.
June 2, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - After more than three decades, an institutional money management legend, SunTrust's Anthony (Tony) Gray has announced a surprise decision to retire at the end of July. The move precedes a planned integration of investment management subsidiaries at SunTrust.
May 25, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - CalPERS Thursday announced that Daniel Szente will become its new Chief Investment Officer, replacing Sheryl Pressler, who left for the private sector in January.
May 18, 2000 - (PLANSPONSOR.com) - State Street Chairman and CEO Marshall N. Carter, 60, today announced his plans to retire on January 1, 2001. Carter will remain chairman until his retirement, but current president David A. Spina, 57, will become CEO effective immediately, assuming the post of chairman upon Carter's retirement.
May 16, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - James D. ("Des") Mac Intyre is departing his position as Chief Financial Officer at General Motors Investment Management Corporation (GMIMCo) to join PLANSPONSOR.com as its Chief Financial Officer, effective June 30.
April 28, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - It's a pull every top plan sponsor feels, the riches and freedom to be had in the private sector. So also for Patrick Mitchell, the top investment manager at one of the world's largest pension funds, the California State Teachers' Retirement System.
April 24, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Lucent Technologies announced Monday that Deborah Hopkins, chief financial officer at Boeing, will become its CFO, effective immediately. Hopkins will be responsible for executive management and oversight of all of Lucent's financial operations.
April 20, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - In the third high-level defection to the private sector from the California public pension fund system in a few months, Bob Boldt, senior investment officer at CalPERS announced his resignation Thursday.
April 18, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Miriam Santos, the Chicago city treasurer who recently won her appeal against a corruption conviction, returned to her old post Monday morning, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.
April 13, 2000 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Patrick Mitchell, chief investment officer of the California State Teachers' Retirement System, has resigned effective July 15 to pursue other career interests. It's the second CIO defection from the California public fund system this year.