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Maryland names Moye as CIO

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The $36 billion Maryland State Retirement and Pension System has named Melissa Moye as chief investment officer – replacing Mansco Perry, who left the pension system last year to lead the endowment at Macalester College in Minnesota.

Moye, deputy treasurer for financial policy, has been serving as acting CIO and had been deputy treasurer for the state advising State Treasurer Nancy Kopp on financial issues deliberated on by various governmental boards and commissions.

Separately, the system’s trustees are now moving forward once again with selecting an absolute return consultant and are in the process of interviewing candidates. The