Vache Mahseredjian, CFA, ASA
Principal Investment Officer
Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
Vache is a Principal Investment Officer of the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA). He has over 20 years of varied experience in the investment management industry. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA). The majority of Vache’s experience is in bond portfolio management. He has led bond departments at several major investment management firms, including Barclays Global Investors, Mellon Capital Management, and National Mutual Funds Management. He was also a senior portfolio manager at Payden & Rygel. His areas of expertise include fixed income strategy, portfolio management, trading, client service and marketing. He has been an invited speaker at conferences such as the Super Bowl of Indexing, the Fixed Income Summit, and the Euromoney conference on EMU. Vache has also worked at Wilshire Associates as a pension consultant, advising institutional investors on topics such as investment strategy, asset allocation, investment structure, and manager selection. Vache’s early career was in the actuarial profession. He is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, with majors in Mathematics and Economics. His MBA is from UC Berkeley. Vache is married, and has two children, ages 7 and 9.