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The WRS Board has delegated tactical asset allocation and implementation decisions, including manager hiring and termination, to the investment staff. Email is the preferred means of communication with the WRS investment staff. Please refrain from calling the system or investment staff directly.

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The WRS Board has delegated Tactical Asset Allocation and implementation decisions (including investment manager hiring and termination) to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO), with approval of the Executive Director.

Sam Masoudi, CFA, CAIA - Chief Investment Officer

Sam Masoudi has 23 years of financial industry experience. He has been the CIO for the Wyoming Retirement System since December 2013. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director of Tulane University’s endowment fund for five years. He was a founder and portfolio manager for eight years at the hedge fund Silver Peak. Sam’s other investment experience includes three years at Veronis Suhler Stevenson (private equity fund) as a director, and four years as an assistant vice president in real estate investment banking at PaineWebber and Kidder Peabody, two New York based investment banks. Sam received his B.S. in Finance and Investing from Babson College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations. He was born and raised in Denver, CO.

John Kreiter, CFA - Senior Investment Officer

John Kreiter joined the Wyoming Retirement System during 2013 as a senior investment officer. He is responsible for overseeing the fixed income and real asset allocations of the system. He has also lent his expertise to assist with the equity allocations of the system. Prior to joining WRS, John was a co-manager of the large and multi-cap disciplines of Munder Capital Management based in Michigan. John earned his MBA from Wayne State University and is a CFA charterholder.

Bill Ziomek, CFA - Senior Investment Officer

Bill joined the Wyoming Retirement System in July 2016 as Senior Investment Officer for marketable equities. Prior to WRS, he worked as an investment director and investment generalist covering traditional assets and alternative investments at Kamehameha Schools Endowment in Honolulu. Bill has nearly 20 years of institutional investment experience working as a consultant, then serving in investment officer roles at UC Regents, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Kamehameha Schools. He has extensive experience in portfolio construction, asset class strategy, and investment selection. Prior to his investment career, he served as an active duty Army officer in U.S. Field Artillery. Bill earned a B.S. degree from US Military Academy at West Point and an MBA at Cornell University. 

Andrew Mayer, CFA - Investment Officer

Andy started with Wyoming Retirement System in August of 2012 as an analyst and is currently an Investment Officer. He is responsible for assisting the CIO with coverage of the Marketable Alternatives asset class for the system. Prior to WRS, Andy spent four years at Janus Capital Group based in Denver. Andy received his B.S. in Finance from the University of Northern Colorado, and earned his MBA with a concentration in Investments from the University of Notre Dame and is a CFA charterholder. 

Seth Consoliver - Analyst

Seth graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Finance and Economics at University of Wyoming as a UW Trustees’ scholarship recipient. Upon graduating in May of 2015, he joined the Wyoming Retirement System as a full time analyst, working primarily on the equity allocations of the portfolio. Seth is a Wyoming native and graduated from Burlington High School.