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Art Wang Joins SFERS Investment Team

Published: January 28, 2013

The San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System is pleased to announce the appointment of Art Wang as Managing Director, Private Markets and will lead SFERS’ investments in private equity, real estate and real assets.  Art most recently served as the Director of Private Equity for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, where he oversaw a $15 billion global private equity portfolio.  Previously, Art served as Executive Director and Head of U.S. Private Equity for CDIB Capital, the overseas investment arm of China Development Financial Holdings.  Prior to CDIB, Art was a Principal with Pacific Venture Partners, where he pursued cross-border venture capital and private equity investments in theU.S.andChina.  Art also served as an Associate at Goldman Sachs, providing strategic and financial advisory services as a member of the firm’s High Technology and Mergers & Acquisition Groups.  Previously, Art served as a strategy consultant with Braxton Associates and a project engineer with BBN Technologies.  Art holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Master and Bachelor of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.