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Robert S. Palmeri, CFA named BWC Chief Investment Officer


March 2, 2023

COLUMBUS — Robert S. Palmeri, CFA has been named Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC).

Palmeri has vast experience in investments and investment plan management. Prior to joining BWC, he was an Executive Director with UBS Realty Investors LLC, one of the largest private real estate managers worldwide. Prior to UBS, Palmeri spent 20 years in the institutional consulting business at both RVK Inc. and KPMG, where he advised institutional plan sponsors, their fiduciary committees and staff on all aspects of the investment management process. During his time as an institutional investment consultant, he provided knowledge and implementation oversight on a broad range of traditional and alternative asset classes for portfolio management.

In his role as Chief Investment Officer, Palmeri will lead all investment strategy and functions.

Palmeri was confirmed through a vote by the BWC Board of Directors in the Feb. Board of Directors meeting on Feb. 24, 2023.

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Media Contacts: Kim Norris, 614-728-8045 or 614-361-0202, kimberly.norris@bwc.state.oh.us