Sheryl Mejía, CFA, CPA CA

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Sheryl Mejía, CFA, CPA CA

Director of Emerging Managers

New York State Common Retirement Fund
Office of the State Comptroller

Sheryl Mejia is the Director of Emerging Managers for NY State Common Retirement Fund, the third largest U.S. public pension plan currently valued at over $210 billion in assets (Mar 2019). Under the direction of State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Anastasia Titarchuk, CIO and Deputy Comptroller, the emerging manager team manages in excess of $7 billion in commitments to over 120 emerging firms across all asset classes. The program’s goal is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns and participate in the growth of next generation talent alongside a preference for firms that aspire to strong governance standards as well as diverse and inclusive practices.

Previously she was a Partner at Decagon Advisors and held various investment roles at KCS Funds and Deutsche Bank/Bankers Trust Asset Management after beginning her career at KPMG. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Commerce, Honors, from Queen’s University in Canada. She is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Accountant.

September 2019

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