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Dr. Susan Mangiero to Speak at NYSSA Pension Event

Mark your calendars for an exciting event about pension risk realities. Dr. Susan Mangiero, President of Pension Governance, Incorporated, will join other pension professionals for a half-day workshop entitled “Pensions at Risk: A Meeting of Fiduciary and Financial Minds.” Presented by the New York Society of Security Analysts, Derivatives Committee, the event will be held in midtown Manhattan on January 21, 2009 from 8:30 am to noon.

Click to register. A description of the program is excerpted below.

<< Recent market turmoil, coupled with changes in pension funding and accounting rules, have helped produce a “perfect storm” of volatility and risk in our defined benefit pension plans. As pension investment and risk management strategies continue to evolve to meet these demands, so does the need for informed fiduciary decision-making. This program is intended to provide an up-to-date and in-depth discussion regarding the fiduciary legal and risk management considerations involved in the design and implementation of pension investment management strategy, including liability driven investing (LDI) approaches and those integrated within a framework of corporate finance. Topics will include performance benchmark development, asset/liability duration matching, timing of implementation and the use of derivatives, alternative asset classes and leverage. >>

Martin Rosenburgh, Esquire, will moderate a panel to include the following speakers:

Nell Hennessy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fiduciary Counselors Inc.
Susan M. Mangiero, PhD, AIFA, AVA, CFA, FRM, President, Pension Governance, Inc
James Moore, PhD, Executive Vice President, Pension Strategist, PIMCO
Michael W. Peskin, CERA, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley.

Dr. Susan Mangiero Addresses Fiduciary and Hedge Fund Risk

Hear Susan Mangiero, PhD, AIFA, AVA, CFA, FRM speak about pension governance pitfalls. Part of the Second Annual Ohio Forum on Public Retirement: The Conference for the Public Retirement Systems of Ohio, Dr. Mangiero joins fellow pension consultant Mary Willett on a panel entitled “Fiduciary Responsibility – Is Your staff and Board on the Right Track?” Lisa Morris, Deputy Executive Director, School Employees Retirement System of Ohio, moderates. In a second presentation, she leads a case study discussion about San Diego and Amaranth Advisors.

To schedule Dr. Mangiero for your event, call BigSpeak! agent Mr. Barrett Cordero at 805-965-1400 or send an email to [email protected]