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.

Lisa FerraroLisa Ferraro is a managing director and head of energy & infrastructure portfolio management for the TIAA-CREF organization. Ms. Ferraro oversees the organization’s portfolio of equity & infrastructure assets including utilities, power projects, oil and gas pipelines, and a wide variety of infrastructure related assets. Previously, she was a founding member of the discrete credits group which analyzed and executed credit transactions in all industries with a variety of structures. In addition, Ms. Ferraro held roles in the private placements group, public markets group and project finance. She joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1998.

Ms. Ferraro has 26 years of investment experience. Previously, she was a vice president at Prudential Capital where she covered utilities, project finance and energy companies in the eastern and western region of the U.S. Prior to that, she held various management roles at Prudential Insurance.

Ms. Ferraro holds a B.S. in economics with a concentration in marketing and entrepreneurial management from Wharton, University of Pennsylvania and an MBA 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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