Leadership Team

  • Gregg Rademacher

    Gregg Rademacher

    Chief Executive Officer

    Serving as the Chief Executive Officer, Gregg is responsible for leadership and organizational development in delivering accurate and timely member services and ensuring the trust fund’s safety, integrity, and growth. Gregg also serves as an ex-officio trustee for the City’s Defined Contribution Board and as a board member for the CALAPRS organization. Prior to joining SDCERS, he worked with the Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association and in Ernst & Young’s Health Care and Non-Profit audit practice. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from California State University Northridge.

  • Marcelle Rossman

    Marcelle Rossman

    Deputy Chief Executive Officer

    Marcelle joined SDCERS in 2012 and is responsible for the Finance, Member Services, Benefits Administration, and Death and Disability Divisions. Previously, she was the Deputy Director of Payroll and Accounts Payable at the City of San Diego, worked in banking, and audited governmental and not-for–profit organizations. She holds a CPA license; is a Chartered Global Management Accountant, a member of AICPA and CalCPA, United Way’s Women United, and the Junior League of San Diego; and has served as Treasurer for several local non-profits. Marcelle holds a BS in Business Administration from San Diego State University.

  • David Bond

    David Bond

    Chief Information Officer

    David Bond joined SDCERS as Chief Information Officer in April 2007. Prior to joining SDCERS, David was the City of San Diego’s Information Technology Project Office Manager. He was a senior program manager with San Diego Data Processing Corporation for 10 years prior to joining the City. Additionally, David has worked for several software consulting firms as a systems developer, a systems integrator, and technical lead. Mr. Bond has a B.S. in Information Systems from San Diego State University.

  • Liza Crisafi

    Liza Crisafi

    Chief Investment Officer

    Liza graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a BA in Art History and earned her MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. She has managed investment portfolios for over 30 years for individuals, corporations, and currently SDCERS. She has received awards for excellence in private equity and best small public pension plan and has been active on local boards, such as the Peninsula Family YMCA and Girl Scouts San Diego.

  • Sarah Dickson

    Sarah Dickson

    Chief Internal Auditor

    Sarah Dickson has served as SDCERS' Chief Internal Auditor since 2018. She has a Bachelor’s degree from UC Davis and a Master’s degree in Accountancy from SDSU. She has over 15 years of experience in the finance and accounting arena. To learn more about Sarah's job as SDCERS' Chief Internal Auditor, visit our Internal Audit page under the "About SDCERS" tab.

  • Ted LaSalvia

    Ted LaSalvia

    Controller

    Ted joined SDCERS in March 2013 as the Financial Controller and is responsible for the Finance Division, which accounts for the SDCERS Trust Fund and pays accurate and timely benefits to retirees and their beneficiaries. Prior to joining SDCERS, Ted worked for SEC registered companies as the Head of Internal Audit, in public accounting, auditing public and private companies, and as the Controller for non-profit and private companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Business Administration from San Diego State University and an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.

  • Cynthia Queen

    Cynthia Queen

    Director of Member Services

    Cynthia Queen joined SDCERS in February 2008 to champion customer service and is dedicated to serving our members. Cynthia earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from San Diego State University and began her career as a newspaper reporter and editor. Cynthia has more than 27 years of experience in outreach education and crisis communications. Prior to joining SDCERS, Cynthia worked for the City of San Diego in four departments, served on the City’s emergency communications response team for 10 years, and took the lead as communications manager for the City’s 2007 disaster recovery team.

  • Colin Brazile

    Colin Brazile

    Human Resources Manager

    Colin Brazile has been the Human Resources Manager for SDCERS since October 2020. She has served in other Human Resources positions as a City employee for 20 years. Colin served as a Deputy Director of the Employee Services and Quality Assurance Division of the Public Utilities Department. She also worked several years in the City’s Human Resources Department as a Human Resources Officer and as a Personnel Liaison Analyst in the Personnel Department. As the SDCERS HR Manager, Colin is responsible for recruitment and retention; developing and implementing HR and administrative best practices and procedures to ensure compliance with existing HR policies, procedures, and collective bargaining agreements; as well as managing HR functions, including employee relations, labor relations, recruitment, leave management, and counseling.

  • Johnny Tran

    Johnny Tran

    General Counsel

    Since 2015, Johnny Tran, Esq. has served as SDCERS' General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. As General Counsel, he oversees the Legal Services Division and litigation, and provides legal advice to the Board of Administration and staff. As Chief Compliance Officer, he develops and administers procedures to prevent illegal, unethical, and improper conduct. He has been practicing law since 2004 and been with SDCERS since 2010.