Lisa 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.