Managing Investment Director,
Trust Level Portfolio Management

Eric Baggesen joined CalPERS in November 2004.

He is responsible for planning and implementing the strategic asset allocation of the Fund’s approximate $330 billion of investment assets, as well as monitoring the investment risk from asset allocation exposures. These activities are carried out by a 22-member internal CalPERS team, along with external consultants and advisors.

Prior to becoming managing investment director, Eric held a number of other leadership roles with the CalPERS Investment Office, including senior investment officer, senior investment officer of global equity, and senior portfolio manager for internally managed equity strategies.

Eric earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from the University of Rhode Island. He holds a designation as Chartered Financial Analyst® and earned a Charter in Alternative Investments.