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Chicago Teachers hires women-owned firm

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The Public School Teachers’ Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago has hired Pluscios for a $25 million minority or female owned fund of hedge fund mandate.

Pluscios is a Chicago-based firm founded by Connie Teska and Kelly Chesney, who in the 1990s came to manage the $8 billion proprietary portfolio of the First National Bank of Chicago, which later became Banc One. Following the JPMorgan acquisition the team then handled the JPMorgan Asset Management fund of hedge fund business in Chicago. A third team member is Theresa Mozzocci, who joined as director of