May 11, 2018

Crawford joins CT treasurer as investment chief

Sean Crawford

Connecticut's treasurer has named the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority's former investment chief to helm the pension-funds division for the state's $34 billion retirement plans and trust funds.

Sean Crawford starts work on Monday as chief investment officer for the Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds (CRPTF), heading the pension funds management division, state Treasurer Denise L. Nappier said.

While CIO at MTA since 2014, Crawford oversaw investment in the authority's $15 billion defined benefit plan, deferred compensation plan, captive insurance company and other post-employment benefits plan.

From 2000 to 2014, Crawford held senior investment-advisory posts Brown Brothers Harriman, Barclays, Lehman Brothers, and McDonald Investments.

He has an undergraduate degree in political science and a master's in political economy from New York University. He has been a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst since 2005.

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