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NEWS from the Office of the New York State Comptroller
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NY State Common Retirement Fund Selects New Deputy Chief Investment Officer

February 24, 2015

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the appointment of Anastasia Titarchuk to the position of Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the $181.7 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund. Titarchuk previously served the Fund as Director of Absolute Return Strategies.

“Anastasia’s talent and varied financial experience are perfectly suited to helping manage the Fund,” DiNapoli said. “We are fortunate to have her with us.”

“Anastasia’s experience across the spectrum of assets classes is invaluable as we continue to build on the gains we have made in recent years and look for innovative opportunities that offer attractive, risk-adjusted returns,” said Vicki Fuller, the Fund’s Chief Investment Officer.

Titarchuk has 17 years of experience across diverse sectors of the financial services industry, including traditional equity and fixed income markets, as well as derivatives and alternatives. Prior to joining the Fund in 2011, she served as Director of International Derivatives Sales at Bank of America and has held important roles with Lehman Brothers/Barclays Capital and JPMorgan. Titarchuk graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale University with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics.

About the New York State Common Retirement Fund

The New York State Common Retirement Fund is the third largest public pension fund in the United States. The Fund holds and invests the assets of the New York State and Local Retirement System on behalf of more than one million state and local government employees and retirees and their beneficiaries. The Fund has a diversified portfolio of public and private equities, fixed income, real estate and alternative instruments.