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.

Susan HirschSusan Hirsch is a managing director and active equity portfolio manager for the TIAA-CREF organization. Ms. Hirsch manages large-cap growth investment portfolios. She joined the TIAA-CREF organization in 2005.

Ms. Hirsch has 38 years of industry experience. Previously, she was a portfolio manager for mid-cap-growth and technology sector portfolios at Jennison Associates. Ms. Hirsch joined Jennison as a result of the merger of Prudential’s public equity asset management capabilities into the Jennison organization. Her earlier experience includes work at Lehman Brothers Global Asset Management and Delphi Asset Management as a senior portfolio manager for the Selected Growth Stock portfolio. Ms. Hirsch was recognized as an Institutional Investor All-American Research Team Analyst for small stock in 1991, 1992 and 1993.

Ms. Hirsch holds a B.S. in accounting from Brooklyn College and is a member of the Financial Analysts Federation and the New York Society of Securities Analysts.

Equity Professionals

Hari Bagai

Harinder Bagai 

Managing Director
Active Equity Research

Jim Campagna

Jim Campagna

Senior Director,
Equity Investments

Jason Campbell

Jason Campbell 

Managing Director
Lead Portfolio Manager

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Adam Cao

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

David Copp

David Copp 

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

John Cunniff

John Cunniff 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

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Richard Cutler

Managing Director, Equity Investments

Hans Erickson

Hans Erickson 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Barton Grenning

Barton Grenning 

Managing Director
Active Equity Research

Amy Hatta

Amy Hatta 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Susan Hirsch

Susan Hirsch 

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Susan Kempler

Susan Kempler 

CPA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Tom Kolefas

Tom Kolefas 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

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Terrence Kontos

CFA, Managing Director,
Active Equity Research

Brendan Lee

Brendan Lee

Director,
Equity Investments

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Pablo Mitchell

Director,
Equity Investments

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Andrea Mitroff

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Alexander Muromcew

Alexander Muromcew 

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Melissa Otto

Melissa Otto 

CFA, Director,
Equity Investments

Dhaval Patel

Dhaval Patel 

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Navaneel Ray

Navaneel Ray 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

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Steve Rossiello

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Anne Sapp

Anne Sapp

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Ted Scalise

Ted Scalise 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Christopher Semenuk

Christopher Semenuk 

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

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Michael Shing

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

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John Tribolet

Managing Director,
Equity Investments

Willis Tsai

Willis Tsai 

Director
Active Equity Research

Alex Winogradoff

Alex Winogradoff 

CFA, Managing Director,
Equity Investments

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