Egidio (Ed) Robertiello, CFA, is Chief Investment Officer of Blueprint Capital Advisors LLC. Ed has over 25 years of experience in traditional and alternative strategies covering portfolio management, asset allocation, manager research and selection, funds due diligence and operations. Previously, Ed was Senior Portfolio Manager at CalPERS responsible for the fund’s Absolute Return Strategies. Ed was responsible for implementation and management of investment strategy and policy for the pension fund’s approximately $5.5 billion portfolio in hedge fund investments. Ed was a member of CalPERS Investment Strategy Group (the internal investment committee that oversees $290 billion of assets across all asset classes), Operating Committee and Derivatives Committee. Prior to CalPERS, Ed was a managing director of hedge funds in the asset management group at Russell Investments. Prior to joining Russell, Ed was a Managing Director of Credit Suisse’s Asset Management business. He headed institutional hedge fund mandates globally. Previous to Credit Suisse, Ed held the position of Senior Managing Director of Investments and Research at Asset Alliance Corporation, leading hedge fund seeding opportunities, launching hedge fund products and overseeing multi-manager funds of hedge funds. Previously, as a Managing Director in the Blackstone Group’s fund of hedge fund affiliate Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, he created and led the Manager Identification and Selection team. Ed began his investment career at RJR Nabisco where he managed the pension fund, defined contribution and other trust investments and established an allocation to absolute return strategies in 1994.
Ed received his BA in Accounting from Montclair State University and his MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.