Organizational Structure


Organizational Structure

Board of Trustees

Nancy K. Kopp
State Treasurer, Chairman

Peter Franchot
Comptroller of the Treasury, Vice Chairman

Appointed by Governor to 4-year terms

  • Eric D. Brotman, 2015-2019
  • David B. Hamilton, 2016-2020
  • Linda A. Herman, 2013-present
  • F. Patrick Hughes, 2017-2021
  • Charles W. Johnson, 2015-2019
  • Michael J. Stafford, Jr. 2017-2019
  • Vacant

Elected by members and beneficiaries of the Employees’ Retirement and Pension Systems

  • Jamaal R. A. Craddock, 2018-2021
  • Sheila Hill, 2019-2023

Elected by members and beneficiaries of the State Police Retirement System

Richard E. Norman, 2018-2022

Elected by members and beneficiaries of the Teachers’ Retirement and Pension Systems

  • Douglas Prouty, 2017-2021
  • Kenneth B. Haines, 2019-2023

Ex officio

  • Nancy K. Kopp, Treasurer
  • David R. Brinkley, Secretary of Budget and Management
  • Peter Franchot, Comptroller of the Treasury

Legal Counsel

Rachel S. Cohen, Principal Counsel, OAG

Investment Committee

  • Chosen by the Board of Trustees
    • F. Patrick Hughes, Chairman
    • Linda A. Herman, Vice Chairman
    • David R. Brinkley
    • Eric D. Brotman
    • Jamaal R. A. Craddock
    • Peter Franchot
    • Kenneth B. Haines
    • David B. Hamilton
    • Sheila Hill
    • Charles W. Johnson
    • Nancy K. Kopp
    • Richard E. Norman
    • Douglas Prouty
    • Michael J. Stafford, Jr.
  • Public members appointed to 3-year terms by the Board, with approval by the Board of Public Works
    • Stephen M. Kitsoulis, July 1, 2017-June 30, 2020
    • Monte Tarbox, July 1, 2018-June 30, 2021
    • Michael K. Barry, July 1, 2016-June 30, 2019

Audit/Securities Litigation Committee

Chosen by the Board

  • David B. Hamilton, Chairman
  • Richard E. Norman, Vice Chairman
  • F. Patrick Hughes
  • Jamaal R.A. Craddock
  • Michael J. Stafford, Jr.

Administrative Committee

Chosen by the Board

  • Richard E. Norman, Chairman
  • Kenneth B. Haines, Vice Chairman
  • David R. Brinkley
  • Sheila Hill
  • Nancy K. Kopp
  • Douglas Prouty

Corporate Governance Committee

Chosen by the Board

  • Sheila Hill, Chairman
  • Charles W. Johnson, Vice Chairman
  • David R. Brinkley
  • Nancy K. Kopp
  • Douglas Prouty

Strategic Planning and Governance Ad Hoc Committee

Chosen by the Board

  • David R. Brinkley, Chairman
  • Eric D. Brotman
  • Charles W. Johnson
  • Linda A. Herman
  • Sheila Hill
  • Richard E. Norman

Actuarial Economic Assumptions Ad Hoc Committee

Chosen by the Board

  • Eric D. Brotman, Chairman
  • David R. Brinkley
  • F. Patrick Hughes
  • Douglas Prouty
  • Michael J. Stafford, Jr.
  • Michael K. Barry
  • Linda A. Herman

State Retirement Agency

R. Dean Kenderdine, Executive Director

Internal Audit

David Rongione, CFE, CRMA, Chief Internal Auditor

Business Operations Office

Chandra Puranam, Project Business Sponsor

External Affairs

  • Michael D. Golden, Director
  • Anne E. Gawthrop, Esq., Director of Legislative Affairs

Finance Division

  • Melody L. Countess, CPA, Chief Operating Officer
  • Patricia Fitzhugh, Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Budget and Contracts

Van Lewis, Director

General Accounting

Delores Mitchell, Director

Office Services

Lawrence Banks, Director

Information Systems

  • Ira R. Greenstein, Chief Information Systems Officer
  • Robert Diehl, Deputy Chief Information Systems Officer
Pension Systems Operation

Vincent Johnson, Director

Network Operations

H. “Joe” Puller, Director

Systems Development

Thomas R. Montanye, Director

Information Systems Security and Quality

David S. Toft, Sr., CISSP, Director

Investment Division

Andrew C. Palmer, CFA, Chief Investment Officer

  • Robert Burd, CFA, Deputy Chief Investment Officer
  • David Ferguson, CFA, Managing Director
  • Larry P. Katsafanas, CFA, Managing Director
  • Stephen Reilly, Managing Director
  • Patricia A. Wild, Managing Director
  • Gregory Kasten, Managing Director

Retirement Administration Division

Harvey Raitzyk, Retirement Administrator

  • Kenneth M. Reott, Deputy Retirement Administrator
  • Kimberly O’Keeffe, Deputy Retirement Administrator
Special Projects
  • Megan Myers, Director
Member Services and Counseling
  • Robin McClelland, Director
  • Charelle Saunders, Deputy Director
Benefits Processing
  • Charles D. So, Director
  • Carla Foster, Deputy Director
Data Control
  • Leshia Cornish-Covington, Director
  • Princess Tillman, Deputy Director