John J. Burns

John J. Burns

John J. Burns

Managing Director, CFA
New York, NY

Mr. Burns joined PCA in 2008 as a Managing Director.  He is a general consultant with Public Fund and Taft-Hartley Defined Benefit Plan clients.

Mr. Burns began his career with the New York City Retirement Systems. During his 24 year tenure, he was responsible for overseeing the $85 billion publicly traded Equity and Fixed Income portfolios. In addition, he developed and recommended asset allocation strategy and investment policies for the five NYC Pension Funds and four Variable Supplements Funds.

Prior to joining PCA, Mr. Burns was the Director of Public Equity for the North Carolina Retirement Systems in Raleigh, NC. In that capacity he was responsible for equity portfolio structure, investment manager monitoring, due diligence and equity portfolio transitions.

Mr. Burns, a Chartered Financial Analyst, received his BS in Business Administration from Manhattan College and his MBA from Pace University’s Graduate School of Business Administration