December 4, 2019

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) Board of Trustees was honored Dec. 3 in New York City, winning Institutional Investor’s Allocators’ Choice Award for Investment Committee/Board of the Year. Board Chair David Stein, executive vice president of Associated B...

August 20, 2019

SWIB Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer David Villa has been named to Trusted Insight’s 2019 Top

30 Public Pension Chief Investment Officers. This year’s list highlights long-term investment leaders who have expertly navigated the markets time and time again,...

June 19, 2019

State of Wisconsin Investment Board Funds Alpha Manager Derek Drummond has been named to Chief Investment Officer magazine’s Class of 2019 NextGens. This class includes 30 talented and inspiring asset allocators who show a strong ability to become potential game change...

January 10, 2019

SWIB has long been recognized as an investment leader because of its success in maintaining the WRS and for the highly-qualified staff overseeing the retirement trust funds. That recognition continued in 2018.

For the second time in as many years, SWIB was chosen by its...

December 13, 2018

Beth Puleo, managing analyst on the Private Equity Team, has been named to Trusted Insight's list of Top 30 Institutional Investors in the Midwest for 2018.

"It is exciting to be selected as one of the Top 30 Institutional Investors by Trusted Insight for 2018," Beth sa...

May 7, 2018

Chris Eckerman, private equity senior managing analyst at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), has been named to Trusted Insight’s list of Top 30 Private Equity and Venture Capital Investors for 2018.

This is the second time in as many years that Eckerman has...

April 24, 2018

SWIB Chief Investment Officer David Villa has been named the recipient of the 2018 Institutional Investor Lifetime Achievement Award. David is recognized for having created a model for successful and aligned hedge fund investing at a U.S. public pension system. David w...

March 14, 2018

SWIB was recently honored with three Partners in Giving awards during for the 2017 campaign. SWIB was first in three categories: per capital contribution, participation, and total dollars given.

Partners in Giving is a Wisconsin government campaign to encourage state em...

December 4, 2017

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB) was honored Nov. 28 in New York City, winning two Institutional Investor Allocators’ Choice Awards. SWIB took home top honors in the Technology User of the Year and Team of the Year categories. SWIB was among three finalis...

June 7, 2017

Jason Rector, funds alpha analyst, made the 2017 Hedge Fund Rising Star and the Class of 2017 Forty Under Forty lists. Named one of 30 people to watch in the hedge fund industry, he was recognized as a public funds emerging leader.  "These awards reflect the strong tea...

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