COMPTROLLER SCOTT M. STRINGER ANNOUNCES SEEMA R. HINGORANI TO CONTINUE AS CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER FOR THE BUREAU OF ASSET MANAGEMENT
NEW YORK, NY-January 6, 2014-New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today that Seema R. Hingorani, who currently serves as Interim Chief Investment Officer for the Bureau of Asset Management in his office, has committed to stay on for six months.
(Media-Newswire.com) - NEW YORK, NY—January 6, 2014—New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today that Seema R. Hingorani, who currently serves as Interim Chief Investment Officer for the Bureau of Asset Management in his office, has committed to stay on for six months. As Chief Investment Officer, Ms. Hingorani manages New York City’s pension fund assets of more than $140 billion.
“I am pleased that Seema Hingorani will be continuing her duties in the Comptroller’s Office for another six months, because she has provided outstanding service to New York City taxpayers in safeguarding the fiscal integrity of our pension funds,” said Comptroller Stringer. “I look forward to working with her in managing these crucially important assets.”
Previous to her current appointment as Chief Investment Officer, Ms. Hingorani was Head of Public Equities & Hedge Funds for the pension funds. Ms. Hingorani is a veteran investor and asset manager with 20 years of U.S. and global public market investment experience. Ms. Hingorani has served as the Global Director of Fundamental Research at Pyramis Global Advisors, a Fidelity Investments Company in Boston with $150 billion in institutional assets under management; as a General Partner, Portfolio Manager and Senior Equity Analyst with Andor Capital Management, a Hedge Fund; a General Partner and Senior Equity Analyst at Pequot Capital Management, a Hedge Fund; and as an Equity Analyst with the T. Rowe Price Group. Ms. Hingorani has also had significant entrepreneurial experience having co-founded Mirador Capital Management, a Hedge Fund and a start-up Internet media company as its Chief Financial Officer earlier in her career.
Ms. Hingorani is an active member of the Board of Directors of Project Enterprise, a non-profit microfinance organization dedicated to supporting and to developing entrepreneurs and small businesses ( most of which are Women and Women-owned ) in under-resourced communities in New York City. Ms. Hingorani has worked with several organizations focused on issues concerning Women and Girls and is a prolific speaker on the topic of a more robust inclusion of Women in the corporate sector. She has also served as a member of the National Finance Committee of Secretary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign. Ms. Hingorani is also a member of the Managed Funds Association’s Institutional Investor Advisory Council and a member of The Economic Club of New York.
Ms. Hingorani earned her BA in Psychology/Philosophy from Yale College and her MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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