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Anton Orlich

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Anton Orlich

Managing Investment Director, Private Equity, CalPERS
Anton Orlich

Anton Orlich was named managing investment director for the CalPERS Private Equity group in November 2022.

His responsibilities include overseeing the Total Fund’s global private equity asset class’s strategies, programs, and policies. Additionally, Anton sits on CalPERS’ Total Fund Management Committee and the Investment Underwriting Committee, which determines the strategies and allocations of the Total Fund’s assets.

Prior to joining CalPERS, Anton was the head of alternative investments at Kaiser Permanente. He also served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Navy, and held roles as the head of private equity at the Pivotal Group, as a portfolio manager in CalPERS’ Private Equity Program from 2013 to 2016, as the head of equities for the Arizona Public Safety Personnel Retirement System, and as a consultant at McKinsey & Co.

Anton holds a bachelor's degree in economics, summa cum laude, from Columbia University and holds a doctorate in political science from Yale University. He is also a Kauffman Fellow and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Charterholder.