Jeannine Markoe Raymond

Director of Federal Relations, National Association of State Retirement Administrators

Ms. Raymond has served as director of federal relations for the National Association of State Retirement Administrators since 1997. In this role, she educates staff and officials in Congress, the Administration, and its many federal agencies and other organizations on issues affecting state and local retirement systems and is a liaison to other professional associations, interest groups, and policy institutions. She also frequently speaks and writes on federal legislative and regulatory matters and is a contributor to publications on state retirement system policies and administration.

Ms. Raymond serves on the advisory board of the Wharton Business School’s Pension Research Council, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ Government Liaison Committee, the board of directors for the Coalition to Preserve Retirement Security, and the advisory board of the Modern Markets Initiative. She was a congressionally-appointed delegate to the 2002 National Summit on Retirement Savings.

Formerly, Ms. Raymond was the legislative analyst for the Government Finance Officers Association. She also worked as a graduate student associate for the California Debt Advisory Commission within the California State Treasurer’s Office.

She received a Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, San Diego, and a Master’s degree, with honors, in public administration and intergovernmental management from the University of Southern California.

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