County Retirement Executive Shortlisted for National Innovation Award

Montgomery County’s Retirement Executive Director Linda Herman is recognized as one of the brightest and most forward-looking asset owners in the US.

Linda Herman is selected by her peers for national recognition.

Linda Herman, Executive Director of Montgomery County Employee Retirement Plans was nominated for an innovation award from the online publication CIO, in the category of Public Defined Benefit Plan Below $15 Billion.

From Chief Investment Officer (CIO),

For the ninth consecutive year, CIO is announcing its short list of the most innovative asset owners and asset managers. Nominated by a network of their peers who represent more than $1.8 trillion in assets under management, the brightest and most forward-looking asset owners have made it onto our 2018 short list for CIO’s Innovation Awards.

Ms. Herman was appointed Executive Director in Montgomery County in April 2004. From 1999 to her appointment as Executive Director, Ms. Herman served as Senior Investment Officer for the Board.

Herman also currently represents Maryland Counties on the Maryland State Pension  Board of Trustees where she serves on the Investment Committee. She is the first person to serve as the county representative to the State Pension Board, a seat created by the General Assembly in 2013.

For more information, see CIO Announces Innovation Awards Finalists for Dec. 13 Gala.