Bryant Weber helps lead the alternative investing efforts of Cynosure. Mr. Weber comes to Cynosure from Utah Retirement Systems where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager, having spent more than 11 years helping to manage the alternative investment portfolio for the currently $34 billion plan, which has an approximately 40 percent allocation to alternatives. At various points along his career progression at Utah Retirement Systems, Mr. Weber had responsibilities in real estate, metals and mining, oil and gas, absolute return, venture capital and private equity. While at Utah Retirement Systems, Mr. Weber was responsible for leading the underwriting for several of the organization’s co-investments and most recently was focused on the organization’s venture capital and private equity portfolios. Before joining Utah Retirement Systems, Mr. Weber worked for Weyerhaeuser Realty Investors, a wholly owned subsidiary of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) and prior to that, Kensington Capital, LLC.
Mr. Weber has served on numerous Limited Partner Advisory Committees. He currently volunteers as the Financial Officer for the National Professional Science Master’s Association. Mr. Weber is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Utah. Mr. Weber graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Accounting.