Participants

The list of the 2017 LOFT Investors Forum participants will be released closer to the date of the 2017 conference. Previous Forum participants include:

Industry Partners

  • California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Teachers’ Retirement System of Texas

Keynote Speakers

  • Anne Mathias, Macro Strategist, Senior Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners
  • Antonio Villaraigosa, 41st Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Gilbert Garcia, Managing Partner, Garcia Hamilton & Associates, LP
  • Gustavo Arnavat, Former U.S. Executive Director, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Henry Cisneros, Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • John Chiang, California State Treasurer and Trustee, California Public Employees’ Retirement System and California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Josh Gotbaum, Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • Luis A. Aguilar, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Rosie Rios, United States Treasurer, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Steve Westly, Former Controller of California; Managing Partner, the Westly Group
  • Sylvia Bell, Managing Director, Teachers’ Retirement System of Texas

Institutional Investors (Trustees, CIOs, Portfolio Managers, & Senior Staff)

  • Atlanta General Employees’ Pension Fund
  • California Department of Insurance
  • California Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • California State Teachers’ Retirement System
  • Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund
  • Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association
  • Edison International, Pension Arm
  • El Paso Firemen’s and Policemen’s Pension Fund
  • Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado
  • Fire and Police Pension Fund of San Antonio
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund
  • Illinois State Board of Investment
  • Illinois State Treasury
  • Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System
  • Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association
  • Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Non-Union Pension Plan and Trust
  • Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System
  • New Mexico Public Employees’ Retirement Association
  • New York City Employees’ Retirement System
  • Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago
  • Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System
  • Service Employees International Union
  • St. Ignatius Endowment
  • Teacher Retirement System of Texas
  • UAL-MEC Pilots Retirement
  • UCLA Investment Company
  • University of California Retirement System
  • University of Michigan Endowment
  • Virginia Retirement System

Government Institutions

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Inter-America Development Bank
  • New York City Comptroller
  • Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
  • San Francisco Federal Reserve
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • U.S. Small Business Administration

Academic Institutions

  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Maryland