News for Immediate Release
Jan. 15, 2014
Corbett Appoints Glenn Becker as SERS Chairman
Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett today
announced his appointment of Glenn Becker as the new Chairman of the State
Employees’ Retirement System (SERS).
“Glenn Becker has a great
record of fiscal responsibility in Pennsylvania,” Corbett said. “I am confident
in Glenn’s ability to perform the duties of this position to the highest of standards.”
Becker is currently employed by The Swarthmore Group of Philadelphia as
the President and member of both the Executive Committee and the firm's
Investment Policy Committee. Prior to joining The Swarthmore Group, Becker was
director of Skippack Investment Advisors.
His professional experience also includes Morgan Stanley Investment
Management, where he served as managing director and director of client services,
Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd, where he was a partner and served as director
of client services, and Provident Capital Management, where he was a senior vice
president and director of marketing and client relations.
“Glenn brings a significant
record of accomplishment in developing strong fiscal plans,” Corbett said. “I
am very pleased to have his expertise in leading our State Employees’
Mr. Becker currently serves as trustee and head of the Investment
Committee for Germantown Academy and is co-founder and Chairman of Impact
Thrift Stores Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for
local charitable organizations.
Mr. Becker holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from
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