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.

Roi ChandyRoi Chandy is a managing director and Head of Distressed Investments for the TIAA-CREF organization. Mr. Chandy has extensive experience in distressed securities workouts which include out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcies, secured and unsecured debt, public bonds, private placements, emerging market debt, structured finance securities, mezzanine debt, lease debt, commercial mortgages and troubled equity investments. He has both chaired and served on numerous creditor committees. He also has experience directly investing in non-portfolio distressed situations. In addition, Mr. Chandy is involved in the selection of distressed fund investments. He joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 1989.

Mr. Chandy has 26 years of industry experience including a position at Mellon Bank in fixed-income valuation.

Mr. Chandy holds a B.A. in economics and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Rutgers University. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, the CFA institute and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

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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