(New York, NY) – New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today announced the appointment of J. David Enriquez and Gabriel Morrow as Interim Co-Heads of Private Equity in the Bureau of Asset Management (BAM). These appointments are effective immediately.

As Interim Co-Heads of Private Equity, Enriquez and Morrow will oversee the five NYC Retirement pension system’s (the System’s) over $12 billion private equity portfolio. Both Enriquez and Morrow currently serve as Senior Investment Officers for Private Equity in BAM.

“I am pleased to announce the appointments of David Enriquez and Gabriel Morrow as Interim Co-Heads of Private Equity in the Bureau of Asset Management,” said Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. “Over the last two years, David and Gabriel have made outstanding contributions as responsible and diligent portfolio managers and I am confident that, working together, they will strengthen the investment operations of the Bureau of Asset Management.”

Prior to joining BAM in February 2016, Mr. Enriquez most recently worked as an investment banker at Rothschild, Merrill Lynch and Bear Stearns, with experience executing strategic advisory and financing transactions representing more than $200 billion in transaction value. Mr. Enriquez holds an A.B. from Brown University, an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

Gabriel Morrow also joined BAM in early 2016, after serving as Senior Vice President at a New York-based family office for eight years. Morrow has over 14 years’ experience including advising on mergers and acquisitions at Lazard Middle Market, and working in investment banking and real estate merchant banking at Lehman Brothers. He holds an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. from New York University.

“I have worked closely with both David and Gabriel over the last two years and am confident that together, they will lead the private equity team to continued success.” said Alex Doñé, Interim Chief Investment Officer of the New York City Pension Funds. “I am pleased they will join the Senior Management team at the Bureau of Asset Management and I look forward to working with them in this capacity.”