Thomas Britton Harris IV

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Thomas Britton "Britt" Harris IV is the current chief investment officer of the University of Texas Investment Management Company.wikipedia
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Bridgewater Associates

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He subsequently left Verizon to serve as the chief executive officer of Bridgewater Associates, at the time the largest hedge fund in the world.
Britt Harris, formerly of Verizon Investment Management, joined Bridgewater as co-CEO in November 2004 but left six months later.

Chief investment officer

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Thomas Britton "Britt" Harris IV is the current chief investment officer of the University of Texas Investment Management Company. He was then named chief investment officer of Verizon Investment Management, Verizon Communications' employee benefit trust.

Texas A&M University

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The investment management company oversees the assets of The University of Texas and Texas A&M University. Harris graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in finance in 1980. He is currently an executive professor of finance at Texas A&M University and has served as a guest lecturer on investment management and public policy at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, and The University of Texas at Austin.

Chief Investment Officer Magazine

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In 2013 Harris was announced as the recipient of the aiCIO Lifetime Achievement Award.

Finance

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Harris graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in finance in 1980.

Energy Future Holdings

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He began his career at Texas Utilities, leaving to join Asea Brown Boveri.

ABB Group

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He began his career at Texas Utilities, leaving to join Asea Brown Boveri.

Verizon Communications

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He was then named chief investment officer of Verizon Investment Management, Verizon Communications' employee benefit trust.

Remuneration

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He was then named chief investment officer of Verizon Investment Management, Verizon Communications' employee benefit trust.

Investment trust

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He was then named chief investment officer of Verizon Investment Management, Verizon Communications' employee benefit trust.

Chief executive officer

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He subsequently left Verizon to serve as the chief executive officer of Bridgewater Associates, at the time the largest hedge fund in the world.

Hedge fund

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He subsequently left Verizon to serve as the chief executive officer of Bridgewater Associates, at the time the largest hedge fund in the world.

Ray Dalio

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Harris spent only six months at Bridgewater due to a culture fit problem, however Ray Dalio, the firm's founder and chief executive following Harris' departure, noted that "Mr. Harris is a superstar, with an absolutely fantastic character. He's an industry leader."

Teacher Retirement System of Texas

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Following Bridgewater, Harris was appointed chief investment officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Also known as TRS), Texas' pension plan for public teachers.

Texas

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Following Bridgewater, Harris was appointed chief investment officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Also known as TRS), Texas' pension plan for public teachers.

Pension

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Following Bridgewater, Harris was appointed chief investment officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Also known as TRS), Texas' pension plan for public teachers.

Financial crisis of 2007–2008

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During Harris' tenure at TRS, the value of their pension fund grew from $67 billion at the time of the 2007-2008 financial crisis, to $140 billion at the time of Harris' departure from the company in June 2017.

Working Group on Financial Markets

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Harris is a member of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and has also served in several leadership positions in the investment community, including chairman of the Council for the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets and an advisor to the New York Stock Exchange.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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Harris is a member of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and has also served in several leadership positions in the investment community, including chairman of the Council for the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets and an advisor to the New York Stock Exchange.

Chairman

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Harris is a member of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and has also served in several leadership positions in the investment community, including chairman of the Council for the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets and an advisor to the New York Stock Exchange.

New York Stock Exchange

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Harris is a member of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and has also served in several leadership positions in the investment community, including chairman of the Council for the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets and an advisor to the New York Stock Exchange.

Lecturer

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He is currently an executive professor of finance at Texas A&M University and has served as a guest lecturer on investment management and public policy at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, and The University of Texas at Austin.

Harvard University

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He is currently an executive professor of finance at Texas A&M University and has served as a guest lecturer on investment management and public policy at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, and The University of Texas at Austin.

Princeton University

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He is currently an executive professor of finance at Texas A&M University and has served as a guest lecturer on investment management and public policy at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, and The University of Texas at Austin.

Yale University

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He is currently an executive professor of finance at Texas A&M University and has served as a guest lecturer on investment management and public policy at Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, and The University of Texas at Austin.