- Chief Investment Officer, TIAA General Account
About Nicholas Liolis
Nicholas is the chief investment officer of TIAA’s General Account. He is responsible for the portfolio strategy, asset allocation and risk-adjusted targets for the $200+ billion General Account, consisting of public and private fixed income, private equity, real estate and real asset alternatives.
Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Nicholas was managing director and chief investment officer of AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company. At AXA, he was responsible for asset-liability management, asset allocation and overall investment strategy for AXA Equitable’s General Account investment and pension portfolios. Nicholas worked in several areas at AXA, including investment analysis, asset liability management, credit investments, structured products and alternative investments. He held several positions including head of hedge fund investments, chief credit officer and deputy chief investment officer prior to being named chief investment officer in 2012.
Nicholas graduated with a B.A. in Economics from New York University and an M.B.A. in Finance and Information Systems from New York University’s Stern School of Business.