CREF Trustee since 2006
Forrest Berkley, 58, is a retired partner of GMO (formerly, Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co.), an investment management firm, since 2006. He was a partner of GMO from 1990 to 2005, and Head of Global Product Management from 2003 to 2005. He is a director of GMO, director of the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, and an Investment Committee member of the Maine Community Foundation and the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation. He is a former director of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a former director and member of the Investment Committee of the Boston Athenaeum. Mr. Berkley received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. and a law degree from Harvard University. He has served as a CREF Trustee since 2006.