Asset Managers


The CTPF Board of Trustees also utilizes investment managers who possess superior capabilities in the management of assets of public retirement funds.

Investment managers, as fiduciaries selected by the Board and monitored by CTPF staff and CTPF’s Investment Consultant, have the power to manage, acquire, or dispose of any assets of CTPF within their mandate. Investment managers acknowledge in writing that they are a fiduciary with respect to CTPF.

Summaries of the Asset Managers’ contracts are available below.

Master Custodian

Master Custodian Contract

  • The Bank of New York Mellon

Fixed Income Asset Managers

Fixed Income Asset Managers Contract

  • LM Capital
  • Taplin, Canida & Habacht
  • Western Asset Management
  • Garcia Hamilton & Associates, L.P.
  • Pugh Capital Management, Inc.


Infrastructure Contract

  • Brookfield
  • JP Morgan
  • Macquarie

International Equities

  • International Equities Contract
  • EARNEST Partners (Emerging)
  • Earnest Partners (International Value)
  • Ariel Investments
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Lazard Asset Management
  • Morgan Stanley Investment Management
  • William Blair & Co. (International All Cap Growth)
  • William Blair & Co. (Small Cap)
  • Strategic Global Advisors

Large Cap Domestic Equity

Large Cap Domestic Equity Contract

  • BMO Global Asset Management
  • Ivy Investments

Manager of Managers

  • Manager of Managers Contract
  • Attucks Asset Management (Best-in-Class)
  • Leading Edge Investment Advisors (International Equity)

All Cap Domestic Equity

All Cap Domestic Equity Contract

  • Zevenbergen Capital Management
  • Channing Capital Management

Small Cap Domestic Equity

Small Cap Domestic Equity Contract

  • Phocas Financial Corporation
  • Northern Trust Company

Index Managers (All Asset Classes)

Index Managers (All Asset Classes) Contract

  • Northern Trust Company
  • Rhumbline Advisors

Private Equity

Private Equity Contract

  • Harbourvest
  • Hispania Partners
  • ICV Capital Partners
  • KKR
  • Mesirow
  • Muller & Monroe
  • Palladium Partners
  • Pantheon Partners
  • Pharos Capital
  • RLJ
  • Syncom

Real Estate

Real Estate Contract

  • Adams Street
  • Capri Capital
  • Cityview
  • Clarion Lion Industrial
  • DV Urban
  • Europa
  • Fortress Japan
  • Franklin Templeton
  • Fremont Realty
  • Greystar
  • Hudson Realty
  • IC Berkeley
  • Intercontinental
  • JP Morgan
  • LaSalle Property
  • ML Asian
  • Newport Cap
  • Oak Street
  • Southwest MF Partners
  • UBS Realty
  • Urban America
  • Walton Street

MWDBE Brokerage (Approved)

MWDBE Brokerage (Approved) Contract

  • MWDBE Domestic Equity Approved Brokers
  • MWDBE International Equity Approved Brokers
  • MWDBE Fixed Income Approved Brokers