Don W. Torey

Executive Vice President, CIO, Alternative Investments
Don W. Torey

Don is an Executive Vice President of State Street Global Advisors and Alternative Investments Chief Investment Officer. In this role he is responsible for investments in private equity, real estate, hedge funds, and liquid and factor-based alternative investments. He is also a member of the company's Investment Committee. Don joined State Street Global Advisors in July 2016 through its acquisition of GE Asset Management (GEAM).

Don began his GE career in 1979 on the company's Financial Management Program and held roles in International Finance and Consumer Products. He joined GEAM in 1986 where he held several roles in finance, fixed income, and private equity, in addition to serving as GEAM's CFO (and Assistant Treasurer for GE Company), and most recently as President of Alternative Investments. From 1989-1993, he was Manager - M&A Finance for GE Company before rejoining GEAM.

Don has a BA in Economics from Hamilton College and an MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Years At SSGA : 3
  • Industry Start Date : 1986
  • College : University of Pennsylvania

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