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Alaska Permanent Fund goes Outside for new CIO

The Alaska Permanent Fund's new Chief Investment Officer will be Jay Willoughby, a New Jersey investment manager.The announcement was made Thursday by Executive Director Mike Burns, who has also been acting as CIO of the $38 billion state...
A jewel in the crown of the University of Alaska: College savings program

...a quality program rather than dictating every decision. Although it was obvious that T. Rowe Price was a good investment manager with a long track record good investment performance and an outstanding reputation for quality, they were selected...
Banking on mushing

WASILLA, Alaska - Randy Chappel hadn't planned on leaving a career as an investment manager in Arlington, Texas, to run a team of sled dogs in Alaska's most famous race. Blame it on a tourist attraction. Chappel and...
Financial strategist advises against 'following the herd' when investing

...year, due to the overhang of unemployment and housing. He said in an economic climate of slow GDP growth, a good investment manager can add value by finding the best opportunities in each part of the bond market. He gave an example of buying high-yield...
How to diversify Juneau's economy?

...Juneau lost 280 residents, according to a report by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Peter Naoroz, an investment manager, said the city should identify the minimum basic infrastructure the city needs for growth instead of the recreational...
New firms to manage Fund stocks

...McKinley Capital is a relative newcomer and is much smaller. It was founded in 1990 and is owned by Anchorage investment manager Robert Gillam. It manages about $2.4 billion, most of which is in the stock market. It has 39 employees...
Around Town

...of Trustees special meeting, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., APFC's Hugh Malone Board Room. Selection of new equity investment manager for a large-cap value portfolio. Details: Jim, 465-2059. GED Writing Skills Workshop, Monday and Wednesday...
Settlement to free up funds for Alaskans

...securities. The Alaska Department of Revenue's Treasury Division owns no auction-rate securities, said Gary Bader, investment manager for the state. The division manages more than $33 billion in retirement, budget reserves and other savings for...
Dividend looks secure

...identified for the board emerging markets and real estate as particularly profitable investments in the last quarter. Investment manager Chris Cummins timed the Permanent Fund's investment in commercial mortgage backed securities quite well, said...
Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. to boost pay for investment manager

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has determined that a salary of between $200,000 and $300,000 may not be enough to attract a new chief investment officer to help manage the $37 billion fund.


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