Chief Investment Officer
Ray Joseph is a results-driven financial professional with over 25 years of experience in investment management, asset allocation, internal and external public market portfolio management, and private market transactions.
Ray’s most recent role was the Chief Investment Officer for the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension Funds ($31 billion AUM). Before his appointment at LAFPP, Ray was a vice president with Wilshire Associates from 2017 to 2021 and a director at Barclays in New York from 2013 to 2017.
Ray received a Presidential Appointment as the Chief Investment Officer for the Office of the Special Trustee, managing assets with the U.S. Interior and Treasury Departments from 2011 to 2012. Ray also served as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and the Acting Chief Investment Officer for the State of New Jersey’s Division of Investment ($100 Billion AUM) from 2008 to 2011.
Before his role with the State of New Jersey’s Treasury Department, Ray created and directed Idearc Media’s (Verizon’s spinoff of its Information Services Division) Pension and Defined Contribution investment programs from 2005 to 2008. He began his career in acquisition and development roles for Pacific Bell (AT&T), GTE Internetworking (Level 3), Nextel(T-Mobile), and Switch and Data (Equinix).
Ray is a member of the investment committee for Triphammer Ventures Funds 1, 3, and 5, a Special Advisor to PEO Partners, an equity hedge fund, and a Senior Advisor to Good Scout Capital, a private equity fund. Ray completed a B.S. in Finance/MIS at the State University of New York at Buffalo and an M.B.A. at the Johnson School at Cornell University.