Council of Institutional Investors

About Council of Institutional Investors
The Council of Institutional Investors functions as the representative body of corporate, union and public pension funds in the United States. It operates in the form of a non-profit seeking lobbying organization. The institution is headquartered in Washington D.C., the United States.
The principal objective of the Council of Institutional Investors is to deal with significant investment and corporate governance issues of its members. In order to carry out its objectives, the Council also imparts educational programs to the common public and the members regarding corporate governance.

Most of the long term shareholders of the Council are the member funds and these have the responsibility to safeguard the retirement investments of numerous workers in the United States. Presently, there are more than 140 institutional members under the Council of Institutional Investors with a total asset value higher than 3 trillion US dollars.

The members of the Council of Institutional Investors enjoy a number of benefits, which include the following:

  • Weekly alert newsletter
  • Council annual report
  • Council publications
  • Half yearly local meetings and conferences
  • Yearly list of S&P 500 companies
  • Latest corporate governance policies
  • Total accessibility to the member directory

Council of Institutional Investors Board
A voluntary board of directors regulates the Council of Institutional Investors. The board comprises 15 directors who come from corporate, union and public pension funds located throughout the United States. The council has become famous for their quality of perception, industrial expertise, and leadership attributes.
Memberships Under Council of Institutional Investors

At present, there are three types of memberships under the Council of Institutional Investors:

  • General Membership
  • Educational Sustainers
  • Honorary International Participants

Council of Institutional Investors Staff

The following are the staff working under the Council of Institutional Investors:
Amy Borrus (Deputy Director)
Sharon Blake (Event Planner)
Michelle Goins (Administrative Director)
Lei Francis (Meeting and Event Manager)
Andrey Kuznetsov (Research Analyst)
Ieshia Haynie (Member Relations Manager)
Laurel Leitner (Research Analyst)
Rosemary Lally (Editor)
Jeff Mahoney (General Counsel)
Justin Levis (Senior Analyst)
Andre Witt (Office Manager)
Michael Miller (Web Site Consultant)
Ann Yerger (Executive Director)

Contact Details:
Council of Institutional Investors
888 17th Street, NW,
Suite 500
Washington, DC

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Last Updated on : 5th July 2013