Jeremy Wolfson, Chief Investment Officer, currently manages the Investment Section of the $8 billion dollar Los Angeles Water and Power Employees' Retirement Plan. He is responsible for all pension plan asset classes including broad equity, fixed-income, real-estate, private-equity, real return and cash. He currently serves on the advisory boards of several private equity and real estate funds.
The Department of Water and Power, established over 100 years ago, currently employs over 8000 people and is the largest municipal utility in the nation.
Prior to joining DWP, Mr. Wolfson worked for the Los Angeles City Treasurer for two years where he was responsible for actively managing the City's $7.5 billion dollar fixed-income portfolio and was promoted to Chief Investment Officer just prior to transferring to the pension plan.
Before joining the City, Mr. Wolfson worked for Bank of America (approximately 11 years) as well as First Tennessee Bank (2 years) as a Vice President and managing Principal in their institutional fixed-income groups.
In February 2010, Mr. Wolfson was recognized as one of Institutional Investor News' 2010 Rising Stars of Public Fund Investing at the 9th Annual Public Pension Fund Awards Ceremony.