Manager of Managers

Office meeting

The Board employs Progress Investment Management Company, a manager of emerging managers, as a partner or extension of IMRF’s Investment staff to evaluate and select minority managers. Progress has honed the skills and built the resources required to identify best-in-class entrepreneurial investment managers and to create diversified, risk-controlled portfolios of these emerging firms.

Manager of Managers Address Contact and Telephone Focus Contract Summary
Progress Investment Management 33 New Montgomery Street, 19th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94105
Mona Williams

(415) 512-3480
International Equity and Fixed Income Fixed Income

International Equity

Progress Fixed Income Sub-Advisors

Manager Address Contact and Telephone
Advent Capital Management, LLC
1271 Avenue of the Americas #45
New York, NY 10020
Craig Altshuler
(212) 479-0658
Garcia Hamilton and Associates LP Five Houston Center
1401 McKinney, Suite 1600
Houston, TX 77010
Ruby Dang
(713) 853-2359
GIA Partners
12 West 49th Street, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
Gloria Carlson
(212) 893-7825
Longfellow Investment Management Co. 20 Winthrop Square 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Barbara McKenna, CFA
(617) 695-3504
New Century Advisors 2 Wisconsin Circle, Suite 940
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Priscilla Williams
(240) 395-0550
Pugh Capital Management 520 Pike Street, Suite 2900
Seattle, WA 98101
Leo Camo
(206) 322-4985
Ramirez Asset Management
61 Broadway, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Louis Sarno
(212) 378-7130
Smith Graham & Co
6900 JPMorgan Chase Tower
600 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77002
Donna Sims Wilson
(713) 227-1100

Progress Non U.S. Equity Sub-Advisors

Manager Address Contact and Telephone
ARGA Investment Management, LP 1010 Washington Blvd., 6th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901
A. Rama Krishna
(203) 614-0818
Ativo Capital Management, LLC 120 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2150
Chicago, IL 60602
Michael Brooks
(312) 263-7600
Brown Capital Management, Inc. 120 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Zakiyyah Batts
(410) 573-6431
Frontier Global Partners, LLC 99 Summer Street, 20th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Sabrina Boniface
(617) 261-0777
Glovista Investments, LLC One Evertrust Plaza, 11th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Darshan Bhatt
(212) 336-1540
Metis Global Partners, LLC 11988 El Camino Real, Suite 550
San Diego, CA 92130
Machal Allen
(858) 436-3031
Rondure Global Advisors, LLC 

136 S. Main Street, Suite 720
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Crystal Gourley
(801) 736-8555
Strategic Global Advisors, LLC 100 Bayview Circle, Suite 650, South Tower
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Brendan Skarra-Corson
(949) 706-2640