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CFAOC Luncheon Event:  "The State of Orange County", A Women in Finance Event, Newport Beach

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A CFAOC Women in Finance Event

Join us for a diverse panel of financial professionals to learn more about the “State of Orange County”.  Our experienced panel members come from various backgrounds and industries to discuss their careers and the current state of Orange County’s economy, real estate, retirement pension system and non-profit investment strategies. This is one event you don’t want to miss!
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Shari Freidenrich, CPA
Orange County Treasurer
Ms. Freidenrich was elected as Orange County’s Treasurer in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. She is responsible for overseeing the County’s $9 billion investment pool.  Prior to her work with the County of Orange, Ms. Freidenrich was the Elected City Treasurer for the City of Huntington Beach from 1996 to 2010. Ms. Freidenrich also serves as a trustee for the $15 billion Orange County Employees Retirement System. 
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Molly Murphy, CFA
Chief Investment Officer
Orange County Employees Retirement System
As Chief Investment Officer, Ms. Murphy currently oversees the $15 billion investment programs of the Orange County Employees Retirement System.  Ms. Murphy joined OCERS in 2017 after many years as CIO of a non-profit US health system. Ms. Murphy has a background in fixed income asset management, trading and business development with several large asset management firms, as well as a boutique investment firm that she co-founded to serve the bespoke needs of institutional fixed income investors.
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Pauline Hale, MAI, MRICS, CCIM
Senior Manager, Research, Valuation, Advisory Practice
Altus Group
Ms. Hale has been a Senior Manager with the Altus Group since 2010 responsible for appraisal and consulting on various types of investment real estate throughout the continental U.S.  Prior to joining the Altus Group, Ms. Hale was the Manager of Real Estate Business Advisory Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 2004-2010. Ms. Hale also worked with KBS Realty Advisors and CB Richard Ellis. 
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Maria Kutscher, CFA, CFP
Senior Vice President, Institutional Client Advisor
U.S. Trust
Ms. Kutscher is a Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, Institutional Client Advisor, with U.S. Trust. She provides comprehensive wealth management planning and consultation to high net worth individuals, families and business owners, and also represents U.S. Trust's suite of Philanthropic consulting and advisory services to nonprofit organizations.

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4/12/2018 11:30 AM

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4/12/2018 1:30 PM


Newport Beach



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​The Pacific Club
4110 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 02660


Shari Friedenrich, CPA; Molly Murphy, CFA; Pauline Hale, MAI, MRICS, CCIM; Maria Kutscher, CFA, CFP

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