Asset Management

Meet The Professionals

In total, TIAA-CREF Asset Management consists of more than 300 investment professionals, including over 100 portfolio managers with an average of 17 years of investment experience and 10 years with TIAA-CREF. Take a closer look at the people behind the performance.

David PerskyDavid Persky is a managing director in Global Private Markets for the TIAA-CREF organization. He is a member of the Private Placements team and is head of the credit tenant loans (CTL) originations program. Mr. Persky joined TIAA-CREF in 1994 and has held various positions, including portfolio manager in the lease finance group and associate in the securities division.

Mr. Persky has 26 years of industry experience. Prior to joining TIAA-CREF, Mr. Persky worked at Citibank in middle market lending and at European American Bank in national accounts.

Mr. Persky earned a B.A. in government and economics from Hamilton College and an M.B.A. in finance from New York University.

Alternatives Professionals

Douglas Bollermann

Douglas Bollermann 

CFA, Managing Director,
Global Private Markets

Roi Chandy

Roi Chandy

CFA, Managing Director,
Global Private Markets

Lisa Ferraro

Lisa Ferraro

Managing Director,
Global Private Markets

John Goodreds

John Goodreds 

Senior Director,
Global Private Markets

Panda Hershey

Panda Hershey 

CFA, Senior Director,
Global Private Markets

Sandra LaBaugh

Sandra LaBaugh

CFA, Senior Director,
Global Private Markets

Ho Young Lee

Ho Young Lee 

CFA, Managing Director,
Global Private Markets

Andrew Leicester

Andrew Leicester

Director,
Global Private Markets

Nichol Meritt

Nichol Meritt 

Director,
Global Private Markets

Marietta Moshiashvilli

Marietta Moshiashvili 

Managing Director,
Global Private Markets

Justin Ourso

Justin "Biff" Ourso 

CFA, Senior Director,
Global Private Markets

David Persky

David Persky 

Managing Director,
Global Private Markets

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