Tulane University Hires Chief Investment Officer

January 10, 2008

Keith Brannon
Phone: (504) 862-8789

Tulane University has hired Jeremy Crigler as chief investment officer. Crigler's primary responsibility will be managing the school's endowment, which recently reached $1 billion.

Crigler, 43, previously served as senior investment officer for Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y, where he was part of a team responsible for developing and implementing investment policies and performance measures for the university's $6 billion endowment. He also managed a team responsible for investing $2.5 billion in public equity, hedge funds and other assets for the university. 

Crigler has extensive experience in money management. Prior to working for Cornell, he founded the investment consulting firm Trusten Capital Management in Durham, N.C., where he worked for seven years as a consultant and portfolio manager. Before Trusten, he served as investment director of public equity for Duke Management Company, which is responsible for investing Duke University's endowment and other assets. Crigler was part of a team responsible for managing a $1.4 billion asset pool at Duke.

Crigler earned his MBA at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is a 1988 graduate of Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business, where he earned an undergraduate degree in finance.

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