Dan Kiefer
Investment Manager, Opportunistic Credit

Dan joined CalPERS in August 1993.  He is currently the Investment Manager within the Global Equity Unit and oversees the Securities Lending Program as well as CalPERS Credit Enhancement Program. 
As the manager of the Securities Lending Program, Dan provides direction and oversight for the program and developed an on-line principal bidding process.  While developing the on-line bidding process, he formed a joint venture with eSecLending, who assists major institutional investors worldwide in designing and implementing customized securities lending programs. 
Dan holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), which was granted in September 1994.  His education includes two degrees from the University of Colorado, a Masters of Business Administration, Accounting and a Bachelor of Science, Finance with a concentration in investment and portfolio analysis.