External Advisor Program

External Advisors

ERS contracts with external investment advisors to complement internal management efforts. 

Interested in being an external advisor to ERS? Begin the registration process.

Considerations for External Advisors

  • Must be a bank, insurance company, or investment advisor as defined by the Registered Investment Advisors Act of 1940.
  • Established organization (3 years or more)
  • Emerging managers on a best effort basis
  • Long-term track record (at least 3 years)
  • Stable investment team
  • Alignment of interest
  • Integrity of investment process 

Current External Advisors

Domestic Equity
  • Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss
  • Brandywine Global Investment Management
International Equity
  • Acadian Asset Management
  • Axiom Investors
  • BlackRock
  • EAM Investors
  • Fisher Investments
  • Global Alpha
  • Kayne Anderson Rudnick
  • Lazard Asset Management
  • QMA
  • Franklin Templeton Institutional 
Manager of Emerging Managers
  • Legato Capital Management