MWBE Investments and Professional Services Conference

The 2018 meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 15 in Albany.
Contact Us

(800) 348-7298
mwbe@nystrs.org

NYSTRS will host its eighth annual Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) Investments and Professional Services Conference on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at its offices at 10 Corporate Woods Drive in Albany.

The event provides a forum for potential asset managers and brokers, and professional and financial service providers, to become acquainted with the Retirement System. Attendees learn about NYSTRS’ portfolio and investment needs while also gaining greater insight into the abilities and qualifications the System expects of its business partners.

Refer to the following for the conference agenda and information about the System's MWBE strategy report and guidelines:

Questions about the event?
Email us at mwbe@nystrs.org or call us at (800) 348-7298.

In each of the following workshops, the applicable NYSTRS managing director will provide an overview of the asset class portfolio. Staff will outline the abilities and qualifications NYSTRS expects of its business partners and will answer questions about the System's investment needs.

  • Public Equities - Asset Managers
    For investment managers serving the public equity markets.
     
  • Public Equities - Brokers
    For investment brokers serving the public equity markets.
     
  • Fixed Income
    For fixed income counterparties, brokers, dealers and fixed income money managers.
     
  • Private Equity
    For private equity firms that have strategies consistent with the System's strategic plan.
     
  • Real Estate
    For professional firms staffed with credentialed and experienced persons to assist us in due diligence related to equity and debt real estate transactions involving large, institutional quality commercial properties in the continental U.S. Such firms may include, but are not limited to, architects, engineers, appraisers and environmental consultants.
     
  • Professional Services - Real Estate
    For professional firms staffed with credentialed and experienced persons to assist us in due diligence related to equity and debt real estate transactions involving large, institutional quality commercial properties in the continental U.S. Such firms may include, but are not limited to, architects, engineers, appraisers and environmental consultants.
     
  • Professional Services - Legal
    For law firms providing legal services related specifically to NYSTRS' investment in an asset manager, which may include public equity or fixed income securities, private equity funds, fund of private equity funds, real estate investment funds, fund of real estate funds, or any other asset class for which NYSTRS might engage external asset managers.
     
  • Professional Services - Financial
    For financial service professionals including, but not limited to, banking, financial advisory, financial research, accounting and auditing services.

Space is limited. We encourage you to register as soon as possible.

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Online registration will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 or when we reach capacity.

Located at 10 Corporate Woods Drive in Albany, NYSTRS is conveniently accessible by car from the Rensselaer Rail Station and Albany International Airport.

For travel and lodging information, visit the Discover Albany website.

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