The 8th Annual Mountain States Institutional Forum is an educational initiative designed through close coordination with the region’s leading institutional investors to build peer communities that merge global best practices with local expertise. The forum is designed to bring together 70+ fund leadership teams, investment officers, board members, trustees, and their consultants representing the Mountain States institutional investment community.
The forum's agenda was developed through extensive local travel and feedback from the institutional investor community representing institutional asset owners across public and corporate pension plans, endowments, foundations, insurance portfolios, healthcare plans, and investment consultants.
Scott Simon Chief Investment Officer Fire & Police Pension Association of Colorado
Robert "Vince" Smith Chief Investment Officer New Mexico State Investment Council
Sam Masoudi Chief Investment Officer Wyoming Retirement System
Dominic Garcia Chief Investment Officer Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico
Bob Jacksha Chief Investment Officer New Mexico Educational Retirement Board
David Hunter Executive Director, Chief Investment Officer North Dakota Retirement & Investment Office
Dan Slack Executive Director Colorado Fire & Police Pension Association
Jim Dykstal Portfolio Manager DeMarche Associates
Richard Pugmire Principal - Alternatives Mercer
Bob Byerhof Treasury Manager City of Westminster, CO
Robin Preston Senior Investment Officer Wyoming State Treasurer's Office
Usha Sharma Treasurer Denver Water
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Global Fixed Income
As specific and general conditions for the debt markets, including addressing the best strategies to identify underlying opportunities.
Environmental, Social, and Governmental discussions continue to evolve rapidly, the panel explores how investors are assessing ESG’s longer-term strategies within their portfolios.
Investing in Today's Global Equity Markets
As other asset classes provide lower returns, but less volatile conditions, the greatest challenge is to find the best and safest ideas to invest.
Chief Investment Officer Roundtable
Chief Investment Officers will focus on the key investment and management issues facing their funds.
Private Credit in the Late Stage of the Credit Cycle
The proliferation of private credit managers offers investors new ways to generate returns, but which sectors present the most attractive investment opportunities and where in the capital structure should investors focus their attention?
Private Markets Investing
Expected returns in public markets have driven investors to continue to increase their allocations to private markets, especially private equity and real assets.
Many commentators have concluded that the factor crowding phenomena could be eroding the returns associated with traditional long-term rewarded factors.
INVESTORS: Complimentary Registration for all qualified investors. Email IR@marketsgroup.org for more information on obtaining a complimentary ticket.
|Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.|