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Jeff Blazek, CFA

Head of Healthcare Practice

Jeff is Head of the Healthcare Practice at Cambridge Associates. With over 20 years of investment experience, Jeff works with not-for-profit healthcare institutions and ERISA plans in setting investment strategy and managing custom investment portfolios. Jeff worked for Cambridge Associates from 2008 to 2014, and from 2014 to 2017, he served as Vice President and Managing Director at New York-Presbyterian Hospital where he was responsible for the global equities, hedge fund, and fixed income portfolios. In 2017, Jeff rejoined Cambridge Associates and founded the firm’s New York City office.

Earlier in his career, Jeff was responsible for derivatives implementation, asset allocation, and fixed income portfolio management at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Jeff began his career working in the audit practice at Ernst & Young LLP, the equity research group at Lehman Brothers, and as an analyst at Derchin Management, a long/short equity hedge fund.

Jeff was recognized by Chief Investment Officer magazine as a 2017 “Knowledge Broker”, a list of the world’s most influential investment consultants. He has also authored a number of Cambridge Associates research reports including Mission Critical – Maximizing the Impact of Hospital Investments, Balancing Act – Strategies in Managing Pension Risk, The Liability Hedging Handbook, and Pension Risk Management. Jeff is a CFA Charterholder and Certified Public Accountant. He received an MPA and a BA in Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at University of Texas at Austin.

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