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Single Employer Corporate Pension Conference

August 4, 2016

6:00: OPENING REMARKS

Christopher Cutler, CFA, Board of Directors, CFANY


6:05 – 6:20:  KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Gina Wilson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, TIAA


6:20 – 7:30: PANEL

Moderator
Diane Garnick, Managing Director, Chief Income Strategist, TIAA​ and Trustee, CFA Institute Research Foundation

Panelists
Jason Bastedo, Director of Investments, Novartis
Jean Grisi, Chief Investment Officer, Nokia
David Slifka, Senior Portfolio Manager, YMCA Retirement Fund
Barbara Lupo, ‎Director of Investment Management, Advance Publications


7:45: CLOSING REMARKS

Harumi Urata Thompson, CFA, COO, NYSSA


FOLLOWED BY A CATERED NETWORKING RECEPTION

Event Overview

Single employer pension plans, in which a single employer or several related employers within a corporate group participate and contribute to the same pension plan, oversee roughly $2 trillion in assets under management.The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation estimates that about 30 million Americans are earning or receiving single employer pensions from the roughly 44,000 single employer pension plans in the US.‎ While the financial crisis greatly impacted the funded status of these plans, they have recovered significantly since 2009. ‎NYSSA’s Single Employer Pension Conference will explore the perspectives of senior Single Employer Pension investment professionals and how they are managing not only the volatile equity markets,but also the low interest rate environment.

Who should attend?

Portfolio managers and research analysts employed at asset management firms, investment banks, hedge funds, mutual funds, and insurance companies, as well as pension plan sponsors; professionals working at potential participants on the issuance side, including corporations and private equity firms; and service providers such as attorneys, consultants, and rating agency personnel.