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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/18/18

Applications Due08/20/18

Vacancy ID55297

AgencyTeachers' Retirement System

TitleTRS Investment Officer 1 (Private Equity)

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitCSEA Local 658 (NYS Teachers’ Retirement System)

Salary RangeFrom $61215 to $76450 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany


Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or in a closely related field, and two (2) years of professional full-time experience. Qualifying experience is:
Investment-related duties reflecting a fundamental knowledge of the financial markets and an understanding of the economic forces that impact the financial markets, or analysis of financial or economic data; investment risk or portfolio management; investment operations; investment compliance, investment auditing, investment accounting, and quantitative analysis.

Commercial real estate investing (investment acquisitions or asset management) or commercial mortgage lending, specifically involving the financing, investing in, leasing of, or asset management of large commercial real estate assets (generally properties worth $10 million or more);

Non-qualifying experience includes: Activities applicable to small commercial properties (e.g., two to four family homes), the sale or brokerage of single-family homes, or experience marketing or selling financial service products to individuals, as performed by financial advisors and stockbrokers.

Substitutions: Successful completion of all three levels of the CFA exam may substitute for two years of experience; a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation, a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI), or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) may substitute for one year of experience; and a master’s degree in Business Administration concentrating in Finance or a closely related concentration may substitute for two years of experience.

Duties Description Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Both quantitative and qualitative analysis of investment opportunities, providing support to the back office function and completing projects as needed. Minimal travel is required but may increase over time

Additional Comments Preferred Skills
-Commitment to providing exceptional customer service
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Excellent interpersonal skills
Microsoft Office (proficient in Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
- Ability to multi-task
- A strong desire to learn new information and be a self-starter
- Resourcefulness
- Willingness to accept constructive feedback
- Team player
- Positive Attitude
- Commitment to NYSTRS’ Vision and Values

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources

Telephone 518-447-2906

Fax 518-447-2634

Email Address


Street 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12211


Notes on ApplyingThe link to the employment application is:

Please note that resumes will not be accepted as a substitute, in whole or part, for a completed application.
Inquiries regarding vacancy postings, minimum qualifications, or application procedures may be made by calling us (518) 447-2906.

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