Mass. state pension board taps Eric Nierenberg to be senior investment officer
The Massachusetts state pension board announced that it has hired that Eric R. Nierenberg as senior investment officer, overseeing hedge fund strategies, filling one of several vacant posts. Nierenberg holds a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University and is a former portfolio co-manager at Lee Munder Capital Group. Michael Trotsky, executive director of the $50 billion pension fund for state and municipal workers, called Nierenberg “uniquely qualified” to oversee the fund’s hedge fund assets, with expertise in quantitative management.