Bryan Lewis joined U. S. Steel in August 2019 as vice president and chief investment officer. He has executive responsibility for the company’s global investments for both the defined contribution and defined benefit plans, as well as other related programs.
Mr. Lewis arrived at U. S. Steel from the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS), where he served as chief investment officer and managed a $30 billion pension fund for the prior three years. Prior to that, he served as the executive director of the $20 billion Illinois State Universities Retirement System.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Lewis spent six years in senior investment management roles with the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer. In this capacity, he was responsible for the management, investment and operational strategy, legislative policy and regulatory compliance of the division that managed the $90 billion North Carolina Retirement Systems. In addition, Mr. Lewis created the Emerging Manager Program, identifying high-performing asset management companies owned by minorities and women.
Mr. Lewis is a member of the board of AIF Global, National Institute of Public Finance and the Institute for Private Capital. He is also a member of the Investment Advisory Committee for the Virginia Retirement System. In addition, Mr. Lewis was a fellow of the inaugural class of the Finance Leaders Fellowship and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
A native of Rocky Mount, N.C., Mr. Lewis earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland at College Park, and completed a master’s degree in business administration at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla.