Tim Recker is the Managing Director, Private Equity, Real Assets and Cross Asset Class. He is responsible for the University of California Regents $8.5 billion Private Equity and Real Assets programs. In addition, Mr. Recker oversees a new $4 billion Cross Asset Class portfolio of Strategic Partnerships. Mr. Recker joined the Regent’s in April 2007. Previously, Mr. Recker was Director of Alternative Investments for the Michigan Retirement System where he oversaw a $13 billion portfolio of Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Structured Products. Mr. Recker joined the Michigan Retirement System in February 2003. Prior to that, he was a portfolio manager for GE Asset Management running a $5.5 billion multi asset portfolio. Mr. Recker completed the two-year Financial Management Program at General Electric and numerous assignments including multiple jobs during a three year stint in Hong Kong. His tenure with General Electric included assignments at GE Appliances, GE Mortgage Insurance, GE Financial Assurance and GE Asset Management. Mr. Recker is the former Chairperson of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Recker earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a BA in Economics and Business Administration from Bellarmine College.