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Annie Chao Biography

Annie Chao

Annie Chao
Commissioner
Elected by Active Members

Annie Chao was elected to the Board of Administration of the Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System by Active LACERS Members in 2016 to complete the unexpired term ending June 30, 2018. 

Ms. Chao is an Investment Officer for Los Angeles Fire and Police Pensions, one of the City’s other pension plans.  In her current role, she oversees public equity and real estate, and has managed bonds, commodities and performance evaluation.  

Prior to joining the City in 2003, Ms. Chao worked abroad in international development for a non-governmental agency.  She worked on sustainable agriculture, community development, literacy, and education programs.  

Ms. Chao also serves on the Board of Directors for Los Angeles City Employees Asian American Association. 

Ms. Chao received a Bachelor of Arts in International Development and another in Geography from UCLA, holds a Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, and completed Portfolio Concepts and Management from Wharton School of Business.

Current Term: 07/12/2016 - 06/30/2018