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Office of Investments Team

Rich Robben, CFA® 

Interim Executive Director, Office of Investments

The Interim Executive Director provides general direction to the fixed income, equity and alternative asset divisions and serves as the primary adviser to the KRS Investment Committee.  Mr. Robben also assists in developing policies and procedures to safeguard the Systems' assets.

Mr. Robben received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Management from Bellarmine University in Louisville.   He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Institute charterholder.  CFA members must annually certify that they will abide by the CFA Code of Ethics because of their industry designations.

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Joe Gilbert IV, CAIA 

Public Equity Assets

Mr. Gilbert is responsible for the general oversight and evaluation of all domestic and international equity investments, as well as internally managed portfolios.

Andy Kiehl

Real Estate and Real Return Assets

Mr. Kiehl is responsible for the general oversight and evaluation of the Real Estate and Real Return Assets portfolio.  The portfolio may use unique investment structures and/or utilize both public and private securities.  

Anthony Chiu, CFA® 

Private Equity and Alternative Assets

Mr. Chiu is responsible for managing Private Equity and Alternative Investments for the Systems.

Mr. Chiu has earned an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with honors from Stanford University.  Additionally, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Institute charterholder.  CFA members must annually certify that they will abide by the CFA Code of Ethics because of their industry designations.

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KRS Board of Trustees Investment Committee​ 

The Investment Committee meets at least each quarter to review the work of the investments team and external money managers. The Committee presents a quarterly report to the Board of Trustees laying out investment performance, compliance reports, and any recommendations for the KRS portfolio.

The Board employs industry-leading external consultants to assist in determining and reviewing the asset allocation guidelines and the performance of both the internally and externally managed assets.

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