Sean A. Graham

NYSIF Commissioner S. Graham

Sean A. Graham is a Senior Investment Officer at Cornell University’s Office of Investments, where he oversees all general operations functions, including administrative staff, development plans, cash management and portfolio rebalancing.

In this role, he is tasked with performance reporting and benchmarking oversight, including automating processes for more efficient and effective performance reporting and has worked on various enterprise and investment risk metrics and initiatives.

From 2014 until April 2018, Mr. Graham worked as Director of Investment Operations at General Motors Asset Management, overseeing staff supporting the operational matters of the public markets, hedge funds, real estate, private equity, trading, strategy, and derivative and collateral management business units. He had previously served as Manager of Alternative Investment Operations at GM Asset Management, a job he held from 2007 until 2014. Before that, he worked as a Financial Analyst for the firm as an independent contractor.

In addition to his work at Cornell, Mr. Graham is a Director at the Washington Square Fund, a nonprofit foundation that provides grants to child welfare, family and educational programs, and is active in the Howard University Bison Career Mentor Program.

Mr. Graham earned his BBA in accounting at Howard University’s School of Business and Public Administration.

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