Riverside Risk Advisors Hires Plake To Court Pension Funds

Apr 26 2011 | 8:28am ET

Riverside Risk Advisors, a derivatives advisory specialist, has tapped Steven Plake to court the pension fund market.

Plake joins the boutique firm from fixed-income specialist NISA Investment Advisors, where he developed hedging strategies for pension plans.

“We are reaching out to pension funds, their consultants and investment managers in a derivatives advisory capacity,” commented Joyce Frost, a partner at Riverside Risk Advisors. “Steve will lead Riverside’s pension effort helping plans in evaluating transactions and assisting in the construction and execution of derivatives strategies, complying with fiduciary duties and working through Dodd-Frank transition issues,” she added.

Plake has five years of experience working with corporate and public pension and retirement plans developing derivative programs and structured products.

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