Position Summary

The CalSTRS Investments Branch is seeking an experienced individual to work as an Associate Portfolio Manager on the Real Estate team.

The Real Estate unit invests in commercial real estate domestically and internationally. The unit currently includes allocations to core, value add and opportunistic risk strategies. The Real Estate unit’s responsibilities include investment and operational oversight in order to manage the portfolio.

Under the general direction of the Portfolio Manager, the Associate Portfolio Manager provides investment expertise and is responsible for managing a portfolio of investments utilizing independent analysis regarding the development and implementation of various risk management, investment program strategies, processes and controls consistent with policies and procedures in order to meet investment and policy objectives.


Department Information

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. CalSTRS proudly provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits to California’s 980,000 public school educators and their families.

The Investments Branch manages a portfolio that is broadly diversified into seven asset categories with assets totaling approximately $288.6 billion as of September 30, 2022. In 2021, the CalSTRS Investments Branch was named in Pensions & Investments magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Money Management” list for the seventh time since 2013, and our employees continue to support an inclusive environment.

CalSTRS is committed to setting best practice precedents, implementing innovative diversity and inclusion principles, motivating positive change, and advancing the world’s investment markets. We do this by establishing collaborative relationships across a vast network of investment managers, portfolio companies and industry associations in order to maximize returns and leverage opportunities for positive change.

We encourage you to join our world-class financial services institution and state agency. Our headquarters and member service centers located across the state feature sustainable construction, plenty of natural lighting and functionally-designed workspaces. At our LEED Platinum headquarters in West Sacramento, enjoy the full-service cafe, free onsite fitness center, bicycle library and walks along the Sacramento River. In addition to state-of-the-art amenities, we offer thriving wellness and sustainability programs, an award-winning employee recognition program, and ongoing learning and development opportunities.