Nick Maffeo, CAIA, Chapter Executive, Austin

Portfolio Manager II – Hedge Funds, Employees Retirement System of Texas
Nick Maffeo is a Portfolio Manager II at the Employees Retirement System of Texas, a $27 billion USD pension sponsor located in Austin, TX. Nick joined ERS in 2012 and is responsible for sourcing and managing hedge fund allocations for the trust. Prior to ERS, he was a Senior Research Analyst at Altegris Investments based in La Jolla, California. At Altegris he focused on sourcing and monitoring the firm’s hedge fund and managed futures investments. In addition to being a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst CAIA) Charterholder, Nick holds an MBA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Finance from Shippensburg University.