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Palladino named chief investment officer in Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds

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Lee Ann Palladino is now chief investment officer at the $25 billion Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, and head of the pension fund management division of the State Treasurer’s Office.

Palladino had been interim CIO after serving as deputy CIO, a role that she held since August 2009. Prior to that, she headed the Connecticut Treasury’s Short-Term Investment Fund. She also was interim CIO prior to Timothy Corbett joining the pension fund.

Corbett resigned in May 2011 to join Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company as executive vice-president and chief investment officer.

Under Corbett’s leadership,