State Street Taps Two for Public Fund Slots

March 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.COM) - State Street Corporation has announced two executive appointments to its unit covering the U.S. public fund market.

A State Street news release said Mark Doherty has been tapped to be vice president of State Street’s institutional investor sales team, and Michael Pettit has been named vice president of client management.

Doherty, who will be based in New York, joins State Street from Northern Trust, where he was senior sales representative responsible for local and national government entities and insurance companies. Prior to this role, he was a senior sales representative and relationship manager with Bank of New York for more than three years.

Prior to joining State Street, Pettit was a senior relationship manager at Northern Trust covering public fund and Taft-Hartley pension and health plans for more than four years. Previous to this role, he spent more than a decade with Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank in the client services group. Pettit will be based in Los Angeles.