Chris Ailman

Chris Ailman
  • Chief Investment Officer
    California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)

1980, BA in Business Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara; 1984, Certified Financial Planner, University of Southern California. Formerly: 11 years as Chief Information Officer, Sacramento County Employees Retirement System; over four years managing Washington State Investment Board. Since 2000, with CalSTRS, leads team of seven directors, and investment staff of 110. Member of boards and advisory boards, US and UK. Governor, International Corporate Governance Network. Recipient of awards: CIO of the Year, IFE Leadership Award, IFE (2000); Richard Stoddard Award, for service in investment of public pensions (2003); Distinguished Service Award for Advancement of Latinos in Business, New America Alliance (2006); Institutional Investor Investment Manager of the Year 2011 - Large Public Pension.