NYS Common Retirement Fund Contacts

Anastasia Titarchuk

Anastasia Titarchuk
Chief Investment Officer
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Anastasia Titarchuk is the Chief Investment Officer for the New York State Common Retirement Fund. As of March 31, 2021, the value of the Fund was $258.1 billion. Under the direction of State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Ms. Titarchuk is responsible for developing and implementing investment strategies to ensure that the Fund remains one of the best-funded and best-managed public pension plans in the country. The Fund holds assets in trust for more than one million State and local government employees and pensioners.

Prior to Ms. Titarchuk’s appointment in August 2019, she had been Deputy CIO since February 2015. She joined the Fund in 2011. She started her career on Wall Street in 1998, working in a variety of leadership roles at Bank of America, Barclays Capital, Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan. Ms. Titarchuk has an extensive background in derivatives. Her experience spans both liquid and structured products across a variety of markets including equities and emerging markets.

Ms. Titarchuk was named as a 2015 Hedge Fund Rising Star by Institutional Investor Magazine. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics.

 


Navyug Patel

Navyug Patel
Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Acting Director of Opportunistic and ARS
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Navyug (Nav) Patel is currently the Deputy CIO of the New York State Common Retirement Fund and the Acting Director of the Opportunistic/ARS portfolio. He joined the Fund in the summer of 2015 as a Senior Investment Officer. Prior to becoming Deputy CIO he was the Director of Opportunistic and ARS for the Fund. The Opportunistic Portfolio invests throughout the capital structure and across all asset classes in strategies that may not fall within traditional asset class definitions; the Absolute Return Portfolio invests in Hedge Funds. Previously Nav spent over a decade as an equity derivative sales trader at various investment banks including JP Morgan, Barclays and Jefferies.

Nav holds a Masters degree in Physics from Brown University and an undergraduate degree in Physics from University of Florida.

 


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