Richmond VA > Retirement > Investment Advisory Committee

Last Updated: 2016-07-12

The Board of Trustees has established an Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) to provide recommendations to the Board on investments and investment policy. The IAC consists of five to seven members of which at least two are current members of the Board. IAC members who are not members of the Board of Trustees serve up to two consecutive three-year terms for a total of six years. IAC members who also serve on the Board of Trustees have IAC terms that match their two consecutive three-year Board terms.

Members of the IAC

  • Elizabeth Cabell Jennings*, CFA, CAIA, Chair
    Senior Vice President/ Director of Institutional Investments, SunTrust

  • Jess Ellington*, Vice Chair
    Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President, Atlantic Union Bankshares Corporation

  • J. T. Grier, CFA
    Managing Director of Internal Equity, Virginia Retirement System

  • Chung Ma
    Managing Director, Portfolio Intelligence Team, Virginia Retirement System

  • Bruce MacDonald
    Managing Director, VCU Investment Management Company

  • Michael Williams*
    Group Senior Vice President/ Head of Wealth Management, South State Bank

* Also serves on the Board of Trustees

Investment Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule

Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) meetings begin at 7:30 a.m. in the RRS Board Room located at 730 E. Broad Street (unless otherwise noted).


Meeting DateMeeting Location
Tuesday, January 14, 2020RRS Board Room
Tuesday, March 17, 2020Electronic Meeting
Tuesday, May 19, 2020Electronic Meeting
Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 8:30 a.m.Electronic Meeting
Tuesday, September 15, 2020Electronic Meeting
Tuesday, November 17, 2020RRS Board Room

Public Participation Policy

Public Advisory Notice of RRS IAC Meeting

Contact Information:

Richmond Retirement System
City of Richmond
730 E. Broad Street, Suite 900
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
Phone: (804)646-5958
Fax: (804)646-5299

Toll-Free (Outside Central Virginia): (888)288-2781
Office Hours: By Appointment Only
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Walk-in Visits:
Monday - Friday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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