Raymond J. Schleinkofer, CFA

Ray joined UCLA Investment Company in 2019 bringing nearly 25 years of experience in the investment management industry, including 14 years sourcing and selecting managers across asset classes.  Ray is responsible for marketable investments with a specific focus on the long only and multi-strategy asset classes.  Most recently, Ray was the Senior Portfolio Manager for external managers in the traditional asset classes at the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS).  In this capacity, Ray had responsibility for over $19 billion of external manager mandates across 30 strategies.  Prior to joining PSERS, Ray served as the CIO of ViosCapital, a single-family office in suburban Philadelphia where Ray hired over 40 investment managers around the globe in both traditional and alternative asset classes.  In each of these roles Ray was critical in developing the infrastructure and investment processes of institutional investment offices.  Earlier in his career, Ray spent 10 years in equity research at firms including Thomas Weisel Partners and SG Cowen.  Ray is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business and a holder of the CFA designation.