Chief Investment Officer, New York State Common Retirement Fund
Anastasia Titarchuk is the chief investment officer for New York State’s Common Retirement Fund, valued at $258.1 billion as of March 2021, which holds assets in trust for more than 1 million employees and retirees from the state and local authorities. Before Titarchuk’s appointment in 2018, she had served as deputy CIO since 2015. Under the direction of State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Titarchuk is responsible for developing and implementing investment strategies to ensure that the fund remains one of the best-funded and best-managed public pension plans in the country.
Titarchuk started her career on Wall Street in 1998. Prior to joining the fund, she worked in a variety of leadership roles at Bank of America, Barclays Capital and Lehman Brothers, and JP Morgan. Titarchuk was born in Moscow and moved to the U.S. as a teenager. She graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.S. in applied mathematics. Titarchuk currently resides in Connecticut with her husband and 3-year-old daughter Ella.