6/05/2007 - Robert S. Leggett has been named the new Chief Investment Officer at Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana (TRSL), Board Chair Sheryl R. Abshire announced today.
...Leggett has 18 years of senior management experience with public pensions, most recently serving as executive director of the New Hampshire Retirement System, which holds $5.4 billion in assets.Prior to that, he served as chief investment officer at the Kentucky Retirement Systems, overseeing $13 billion in assets.
brings significant investment and management skills to this position," Abshire said.
...Leggett, who is also an attorney, has extensive experience managing multi-asset class portfolios, including alternative investments.He received his juris doctorate from Northern Kentucky University, a master's degree in public administration from Kentucky State University and a bachelor's degree from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky.
brought the right mix of experience managing both public- and private-sector asset classes that we were seeking." Leggett
new position August 1 where he
will be responsible for the strategic direction of the TRSL portfolio. He
will join Deputy CIO Phil Griffith who was hired last April to fill the newly created position.Griffith is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the investment department and will assist Leggett
in strategic decisions.