Aeisha Mastagni

Investment Officer - Corporate Governance, California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)


Aeisha Mastagniis an Investment Officer III within the Corporate Governance Unit of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the nation’s largest teacher retirement fund.  Aeisha is responsible for working with a dedicated governance team to further CalSTRS’ mission to secure the financial future and sustain the trust ofCalifornia’s educators. 


Aeisha’s main areas of focus are the corporate engagement program, executive compensation, and selecting and monitoring managers in the activist manager portfolio.  Aeisha is part of the team that actively engages public corporations to add-value and mitigate risk by striving to institute the best governance practices at companies within the CalSTRS portfolio.  Aeisha is often asked to speak at conferences to communicate CalSTRS position as an institutional investor on a variety of topics, including executive compensation, audit and accounting issues, and engagement with portfolio companies.  In addition, Aeisha communicates with regulatory authorities and lawmakers, including the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, on rule-making or legislation that make affect CalSTRS as an investor.


Before joining CalSTRS, Aeisha worked in the Corporate Governance Unit of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) for six years overseeing the proxy voting program and the corporate governance manager portfolio.  Prior to CalPERS, she worked in the Operations Department of Salomon Smith Barney before moving to Morgan Stanley as a Financial Advisor and Assistant Operations Manager.  Aeisha has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the California State University, Sacramento, and has successfully completed level I of the CFA Program. 


In 2012, Aeisha joined the Board of Directors at the Golden 1 Credit Union, the seventh largest credit union in the U.S. with more than $7 billion in assets and over 6000,000 members.  Most recently, Aeisha was named one of the “40 Under 40, Freshest Talent at the World’s Largest Asset Owners” by aiCIO Magazine.


Aeisha currently resides in Sacramento, California with her husband and eight year old daughter.

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