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Mansco Perry, III

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Minnesota State Board of Investment

Mansco Perry was named Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Minnesota State Board of Investment (MSBI), effective October 21, 2013. The MSBI is responsible for the management of pension and other state assets, totaling $95+ billion.

Prior to his appointment at the MSBI, Mansco served as the Chief Investment Officer of Macalester College, Chief Investment Officer of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System, Assistant Executive Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Minnesota State Board of Investment. He has held various financial management positions at Cargill, Inc., Dayton Hudson Corporation, Target Stores, the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Mansco received the Richard L. Stoddard Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the investment of public funds in 2017 by the National Association of State Investment Officers. In 2018, he received the Chief Investment Officer Industry Innovation Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mansco was admitted to practice law in the State and Federal District courts of Minnesota.

He serves on the board of directors of Minnesota Workers Compensation Reinsurance Association and has previously served on a number of other boards.

Carleton College, B.A.
University of Chicago, M.B.A.
William Mitchel Law School, J.D.
He was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst, the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement designations.