New Trustees Join NYSTRS Board

07/02/2019

Jennifer J. Longtin, an insurance executive from Ballston Lake, and Christopher Morin, a retired investment banking executive from Scarsdale, have been elected by the New York State Board of Regents to three-year terms on the NYSTRS Board.

The Regents also re-elected Daniel J. Hogarty Jr., a retired bank executive from Troy, to the NYSTRS Board. The terms of all three began on July 1.

Longtin and Morin replaced Michael J. Masse, a banking executive from Fayetteville, and Stephen P. Feehan, a financial services executive from Windsor. Masse had been on the Board since 2009 while Feehan was first elected in 2016.

The NYSTRS Retirement Board sets policy and oversees operations for the nearly $120 billion Retirement System. The 10 members of the Board serve without compensation and represent various constituents, including active and retired teachers, school administrators, school boards and financial experts. They are responsible as fiduciaries to protect the long-term value of the System’s investment portfolio and provide benefit security for its more than 430,000 active members, retirees and beneficiaries.

Longtin is a member of the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Board of Education, where she spent one year as board vice president and one year as board president. An insurance professional with extensive experience in the industry, Longtin is a graduate of Siena College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting and management.

Morin was elected to the Scarsdale Board of Education in 2014 after retiring from banking. He spent most of his career working in the investment banking department at Credit Suisse in New York, London, Zurich and Hong Kong, most recently as head of strategy.

Hogarty has been a member of the NYSTRS Board since 2005. A prominent member of the banking community, Hogarty is the former vice chairman and director of First Niagara Financial Group. He previously served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of The Troy Savings Bank and The Troy Financial Corp. A graduate of Villanova University and Siena College, he is also a former member of the State of New York Banking Board and the Savings Bank Life Insurance Fund.

See the Board Members page for each trustee’s full bio.

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