Institutional Investors

Russell’s Robertiello takes over at CalPERS


Ed Robertiello has joined the California Public Employees’ Retirement System as senior portfolio manager of absolute return strategies, as the $228 billion pension fund rethinks its absolute return portfolio. His move comes only a year after Russell announced its plans to re-enter the funds of hedge funds space for a second time.

Prior to his position with Russell Investments, Robertiello was a managing director in Credit Suisse’s Asset Management business. There he was responsible for all aspects of the fund of hedge fund business for the Americas.

Robertiello joins CalPERS with 20 years of investment experience in traditional