Women Investment Professionals

Angela Miller-May

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund




Angela Miller-May currently serves as the Chief Investment Officer for the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, a $55.8 billion pension fund that services a membership of over 440,000members and over 3,025 employers. She focuses on providing strategic portfolio construction, excellent manager selection and rigorous due diligence and provides leadership to a team of investment professionals in meeting IMRF’s investment goals. Ms. Miller-May recently joined Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund in August 2021.

Prior to serving as IMRF’s Chief Investment Officer, she served as the CIO for Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund and in several progressively responsible positions since 2010 when she joined Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund.

Ms. Miller-May serves as a member on the First Women’s Bank (FWB) advisory board, a member on the Women Investment Professionals (WIP) Board, a member of Private Equity Women Investor Network (PEWIN), a member of the NASP Africa Institutional Investors Advisory Council, a member of African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) LP committee, a member of SEO’s LP Advisory Council, a member of NCPERS CIO Summit Advisory Faculty, a member of Accelerate Investors CIO Council, a member of the Link Unlimited Board and engages with many other organizations.

Ms. Miller-May was honored with the Women Investment Professionals (WIP) 2020 Trailblazer Award “Distinguished Woman Investment Professional of the Year”, named as one of Institutional Investor’s 2020 Industry Voice Innovators, Crain’s 2019 most Notable Women in Finance, 2019 Trusted Insights Top 30 Chief Investment Officers, Institutional Investor’s 2019 Change Maker of the Year and has had the honor of testifying at a 2019 Congressional Hearing on the topic of Diversity and Inclusion.

Ms. Miller-May holds an MBA from Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and has earned her BA in Economics from Northwestern University.