Sam Masoudi, CFA, CAIA - Chief Investment Officer
Sam Masoudi has 27 years of financial industry experience. He has been the CIO for the Wyoming Retirement System since 2013. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director of Tulane University’s endowment fund for five years. He was a founder and portfolio manager for eight years at the hedge fund Silver Peak.
Sam’s other investment experience includes three years at Veronis Suhler Stevenson (private equity fund) as a director, and four years as an assistant vice president in real estate investment banking at PaineWebber and Kidder Peabody, two New York based investment banks.
Sam received his B.S. in Finance and Investing from Babson College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations.
John Kreiter, CFA - Senior Investment Officer
Andrew Mayer, CFA, CAIA - Senior Investment Officer
Ben Bowman, CFA - Senior Investment Officer
Dan Paradis, CFA, CAIA - Investment Analyst
Casey Rogstad, CFA, CAIA - Investment Analyst
Ben Wisdorf, CFA - Investment Analyst
|Ben Wisdorf is a Cheyenne, Wyoming native who joined Wyoming Retirement System as an Investment Analyst in March 2021. Ben is a CFA charterholder and is primarily focused on the Marketable Equity asset class. Ben earned both his B.S. and M.S. in Finance from the University of Wyoming. Prior to joining Wyoming Retirement System, Ben worked as a Credit Analyst for a regional bank in Laramie, Wyoming.