Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Appoints Glenn Becker as SERS Chairman

15 Jan, 2014, 17:02 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced his appointment of Glenn Becker as the new Chairman of the State Employees' Retirement System (SERS).

"Glenn Becker has a great record of fiscal responsibility in Pennsylvania," Corbett said. "I am confident in Glenn's ability to perform the duties of this position to the highest of standards."

Becker is currently employed by The Swarthmore Group of Philadelphia as a member of both the Executive Committee and the firm's Investment Policy Committee. Prior to joining The Swarthmore Group, Becker was director of Skippack Investment Advisors. 

His professional experience also includes Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where he served as managing director and director of client services, Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd, where he was a partner and served as director of client services, and Provident Capital Management, where he was a senior vice president and director of marketing and client relations.

"Glenn brings a significant record of accomplishment in developing strong fiscal plans," Corbett said. "I am very pleased to have his expertise in leading our State Employees' Retirement System."

Mr. Becker currently serves as trustee and head of the Investment Committee for Germantown Academy and is co-founder and Chairman of Impact Thrift Stores Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for local charitable organizations. 

Mr. Becker holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from Drexel University.

Media Contact:  Governor's Press Office, 717-783-1116

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor