Michael G. Trotsky, CFA, Director (2019)
Mr. Trotsky is an investment management professional with over 27 years of experience. He was appointed as the Executive Director of PRIM in August, 2010 to oversee the $53 billion pension fund. By a unanimous vote of the PRIM Board on October 2, 2012, Mr. Trotsky's role as Executive Director was expanded to include the role of Chief Investment Officer.
Before entering public service, Michael was a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at PAR Capital Management, a Boston-based absolute return strategy fund, where he was directly responsible for investment decisions, research, trading, and administration of an investment fund. Prior to PAR Capital, Michael was a Senior Analyst responsible for technology and telecommunications at Greenberg-Summit Partners in Boston. He was also a Senior Analyst, Portfolio Manager, and Principal at Independence Investment Associates, where he began his investment career in 1991. Prior to that, he worked for Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, California.
Michael holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He has served on the Dean's Advisory Committee at the University of Pennsylvania's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences since 2007.
Michael holds a Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is Chairman of the CFA Institute's Asset Manager Code of Professional Conduct Advisory Committee. He was recently appointed to the Boston Security Analyst Society's Board of Directors and was also elected by its members to join the Boston Economics Club. Michael lives in Belmont, Massachusetts with his wife, Amy, and their son, Benjamin.
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