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Andrew Roth

Position: Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
Professional headshot of Andrew Roth, PERA's CEO, against a gray background.
Andrew Roth

Andrew Roth was named Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director in May 2024.  In this capacity, he is responsible for PERA operations, as well as the execution of PERA’s strategy implementation. 

Prior to joining PERA, Mr. Roth was the Deputy Director for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), the sixth-largest pension fund in the U.S. with assets under management of over $185 billion and over 2 million members. As Deputy Director, he oversaw Finance, Health Care, Benefit Services, Information Security, Business Administration, Organizational Excellence (HR), and Information Technology.

Prior to joining TRS, Mr. Roth served as the Benefits and Services Executive Offer (BSEO) at the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the Director of Retirement Readiness at CalSTRS. He also served as the Director of Education and Outreach for the California state securities regulator, a Public Information Officer for the California Department of Social Services, and as an auditor for the California Bureau of State Audits.

Mr. Roth received the North American Securities Administrators Association’s Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to investor protection.

He holds a BA in History and a master’s degree in Public Administration, both from the University of Washington.