Niraj Agarwal, CFA
Currently a Portfolio Manager and senior member of the c.$40BN NAV CalPERS Real Assets team, sourcing, evaluating and underwriting global control private equity direct and fund/JV investments, in the infrastructure (power, energy, utility, transportation, water, renewables etc.) and real estate (office, industrial, residential, retail) spaces. Over 10 years of diverse experience across both sell-side and buy-side, public and private asset classes, and across M&A, equity and debt products. Leading underwriting and strategy development for Essentials segment (power, energy, water, timber). Leading strategy development and execution for CalPERS Real Assets investment into renewables globally. Part of Trust-level subcommittee charged with researching and recommending optimal leverage strategy to the Board. Voting member of the Real Assets Investment Manager Subcommittee Living near San Francisco while working out of CalPERS HQ in Sacramento.